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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
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Yale9-519-14
Princeton8-621-9
Columbia8-621-13
Brown7-715-14
Dartmouth5-912-16
Penn5-98-20
Cornell1-132-26

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Boston U.15-324-11
American13-520-13
Holy Cross12-620-14
Bucknell11-716-14
Army10-815-16
Lehigh7-1114-18
Colgate6-1213-18
Loyola-Md.6-1211-19
Lafayette6-1211-20
Navy4-149-21
 
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