Dartmouth vs Bucknell

Bucknell 62, Dartmouth 49

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LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Mike Muscala posted 17 points and 11 rebounds to help Bucknell pull away and beat Dartmouth for the third year in a row Tuesday, 62-49, and improve to 6-1 for the first time since 2005-06.

Muscala entered the game averaging 17.2 points and 11 rebounds for Bucknell and has recorded five double-doubles this season. The 6-foot-11 senior hit all seven of his free throws and ranks first on Bucknell's career free-throws made (429) list.

Dartmouth (1-3) led 24-22 before Bucknell's Bryson Johnson was fouled on a 3-pointer with one second remaining in the half. Johnson (10 points) sank all three free throws to give Bucknell a 25-24 lead at the break.

Muscala broke open a 35-all, second-half tie with a three-point play that sparked a 9-0 run for the Bison. Bucknell never led by less than seven the rest of the way.

Alex Mitola led Dartmouth with 12 points.

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Dartmouth Big Green
J. Golden, G-F374-100-041411
J. Brooks, F313-92-221411
G. Maldunas, F272-91-27445
T. Carpenter, F251-40-00132
A. Mitola, G374-140-042412
C. Boehm, F162-42-22237
K. Crescenzi, G110-10-02020
M. Gill, G90-11-21111
T. Melville, G30-00-00010
B. McDonnell, F20-00-00000
W. McConnell, F10-00-00000
M. McKearney, G10-00-00000
K. Savolainen, G-F00-10-00000
Total 16-536-826122649
 30.2%75.0% 
Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F324-95-643213
M. Muscala, F-C305-107-7111117
C. Ayers, G353-87-8101113
B. Johnson, G352-35-551210
R. Hill, G211-44-63116
B. Fitzpatrick, F120-40-01040
R. Frazier, G120-41-20001
S. Kaspar, G110-00-01110
J. Singleton, G70-00-01000
D. Hoffman, F51-20-01002
Total 16-4429-343781262
 36.4%85.3% 
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Yale7-515-10136
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Columbia5-711-14250
Brown3-912-16266
Cornell3-97-20280
Dartmouth3-96-19315

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Loyola-Md.8-1014-15209
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Army West Point6-1212-18263
Lafayette5-139-20313
American5-138-21301
 
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