Bucknell vs New Mexico State

Bucknell 62, New Mexico St. 49

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LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) - Mike Muscala had 24 points and nine rebounds, just missing his fourth straight double-double of the season, as Bucknell pulled away from cold-shooting New Mexico State 62-49 Saturday.

Bucknell (4-0) held the Aggies (1-2) to only 14 field goals and 29.2 percent shooting (14 of 48) in the 2K Sports Classic.

Trailing 8-4 early, the Bison scored 12 unanswered points and led 28-22 at halftime.

Daniel Mullings scored the Aggies' first eight points of the second half to trim the lead to two with 14:19 remaining, but New Mexico State could get no closer.

With the Aggies again threatening at 37-33, Cameron Ayers made three straight jumpers for the Bison, who shot 59.1 percent in the second half (13 of 22).

Bryson Johnson added 11 points and Joe Willman 10 for Bucknell.

Mullings led New Mexico State with 22 points on 7-of-16 shooting, making half of his team's field goals.

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Bucknell Bison
M. Muscala, F3611-192-290324
J. Willman, F294-82-263110
C. Ayers, G303-90-03116
B. Johnson, G303-42-224411
R. Hill, G270-12-22312
R. Frazier130-20-00020
S. Kaspar130-10-03330
D. Hoffman112-30-25014
J. Singleton70-03-40023
B. Fitzpatrick41-20-00012
Totals 24-4911-1435141962
 49%78.6% 
New Mexico State Aggies
T. Watson, F324-113-541213
B. Sy, F311-50-03233
T. Nephawe, C190-00-02030
D. Mullings, G377-166-1063122
K. Ross-Miller, G281-51-20123
R. Dixon180-30-01220
S. Bhullar170-24-65124
K. Aronis130-21-31011
E. Weary51-40-01013
Totals 14-4815-2630101749
 29.2%57.7% 
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

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.13-123-11103
Grand Canyon8-617-15274
UMKC8-614-19295
Seattle7-718-16280
Cal-Baker.7-714-19301
Utah Valley5-911-19308
UT-Pan Am4-1010-21334
Chicago St.4-108-24333
 
Other games
SDSU 60 Final
MOST 44
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
MEMP 65
JXST 58 Final
UNLV 77