Bucknell vs St. Francis (Pa.)

Bucknell 76, St. Francis (Pa.) 49

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LORETTO, Pa. (AP) - Mike Muscala posted 12 points and seven boards as Bucknell routed St. Francis (Pa.) 76-49 Monday.

Cameron Ayers paced Bucknell with 13 points while Joe Willman and Bryson Johnson each added 12 for the Bison, who won their fifth straight game and improved to 10-1 for the first time since 1926-27.

Bucknell held St. Francis to just one field goal over the game's first 6:10 as the Bison took an early 11-2 lead. St. Francis cut the deficit to 19-14 behind two Earl Brown free throws, but Johnson hit two 3-pointers, Willman made a layup and then Ayers converted two treys to put Bucknell up for good, 30-14.

St. Francis (0-9) shot 30 percent (16-for-54) and tallied its lowest scoring output of the season.

Bucknell has only allowed two opponents to shoot above 40 percent this season and has held its last nine opponents to 34.3 percent (172 of 501).

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St. Francis (Pa.) (0-9)193049

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Bucknell Bison
M. Muscala, F213-46-774012
J. Willman, F216-100-051012
B. Johnson, G282-56-740112
C. Ayers, G235-80-033013
R. Hill, G161-30-04322
S. Kaspar192-41-23125
B. Fitzpatrick150-10-01010
C. Hass113-40-11017
D. Hoffman102-40-01044
R. Frazier90-22-23012
C. Starkey90-00-06010
J. Singleton70-00-11110
B. Brackney62-21-21205
C. Klebon31-20-01002
M. Banas20-00-00000
Totals 27-4916-2243151476
 55.1%72.7% 
St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash
S. Mosley, F192-42-31046
S. Stanley, C120-10-01010
U. Shannon, G352-113-32617
O. Jackson, G263-70-00037
G. Brown, G70-10-03120
E. Brown224-64-551312
D. Major221-52-31115
S. Whyatt221-51-12223
K. Ritter101-20-01002
B. Millaud-Meunier72-52-33007
A. Ervin60-60-02000
R. Drinnon40-00-01010
Z. Vigneault40-10-00000
T. Peters30-00-00000
A. Gresko10-00-00000
Totals 16-5414-1823111849
 29.6%77.8% 
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

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY16-323-12170
Robert Morris13-620-15171
Bryant13-616-15189
Mt St Marys11-815-15188
St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
LIU-Brooklyn8-1112-18255
Wagner8-1110-20294
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
CCSU3-155-26342
 
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