Bucknell vs Purdue

Bucknell 70, Purdue 65

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Cameron Ayers scored 18 points to help Bucknell pull the upset and beat Purdue 70-65 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams at the 2K Sports Classic.

Mike Muscala had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Bryson Johnson added 14 points for the Bison. Donnie Hale scored 15 points and Byrd and Ronnie Johnson each added 12 for the Boilermakers.

Terone Johnson, Purdue's top scorer during exhibition play, sat out with an ankle injury.

Bucknell led 68-65 in the closing seconds, but D.J. Byrd, Purdue's best 3-point shooter, missed an open 3-pointer that could have tied the game. Bucknell made 20 of 25 free throws while Purdue made just 7 of 15. The Bison also out-rebounded the Boilermakers 36-33.

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Bucknell Bison
M. Muscala, F305-134-4102414
J. Willman, F302-75-67239
C. Ayers, G377-144-571018
B. Johnson, G373-96-813214
R. Hill, G283-40-03336
S. Kaspar121-31-22123
B. Fitzpatrick101-10-01012
D. Hoffman102-40-00004
B. Brackney60-20-01000
Totals 24-5720-2536121570
 42.1%80% 
Purdue Boilermakers
D. Byrd, F364-132-332312
D. Hale, F267-121-240215
S. Marcius, F81-11-10033
R. Johnson, G375-112-562212
A. Johnson, G354-90-05928
R. Davis142-40-13134
T. Carroll130-00-01140
A. Hammons121-50-15012
J. Simpson102-31-23005
J. Lawson72-20-01104
D. Anthrop20-10-00000
Totals 28-617-1533162065
 45.9%46.7% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell13-519-15137
Colgate12-616-17194
Lehigh10-815-14175
Lafayette9-920-13122
Boston U.9-913-17198
American8-1017-16136
Holy Cross8-1014-16200
Navy8-1013-19252
Loyola-Md.7-1111-19270
Army6-1215-15235

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wisconsin16-236-44
Maryland14-428-713
Michigan St.12-627-1223
Iowa12-622-1243
Purdue12-621-1355
Ohio St.11-724-1141
Indiana9-920-1461
Illinois9-919-1473
Michigan8-1016-1680
Minnesota6-1218-1598
Northwestern6-1215-17124
Nebraska5-1313-18158
Penn St.4-1418-16108
Rutgers2-1610-22179
 
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BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
CONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86