Bucknell vs Cornell

Bucknell 72, Cornell 56

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Cameron Ayers scored 16 points, Bryson Johnson had 15 and Mike Muscala posted his ninth double-double of the season in Bucknell's 72-56 win over Cornell on Wednesday night.

Muscala finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds and Joe Willman made 4 of 5 shots en route to 10 points for the Bison, who shot a season-high 62 percent (28 of 45) from the field.

Bucknell (13-2) held a 57-52 advantage with 5:53 left before Johnson hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 13-2 run over the next five minutes for the Bison. Johnson made two treys and Ayers had four points during the run.

The Bison, who equaled their best 15-game start in program history with the win, held a 34-24 rebounding advantage and dished out a season-high 20 assists.

Cornell's (6-9) last basket came on a Josh Figini layup with 2:24 remaining.

Figini led the Big Red with 15 points.

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Bucknell Bison
M. Muscala, F364-55-5114113
J. Willman, F174-52-243310
C. Ayers, G367-130-041216
B. Johnson, G355-102-274115
R. Hill, G243-40-00247
B. Fitzpatrick152-30-01204
S. Kaspar152-20-42115
R. Frazier100-20-02110
D. Hoffman71-10-01012
B. Brackney50-00-00200
Totals 28-459-1334201472
 62.2%69.2% 
Cornell Big Red
S. Miller, F305-123-511214
E. Chemerinski, F100-10-01040
G. Cancer, G354-111-433110
J. Gray, G282-60-22225
M. Asafo-Adjei, G200-10-02450
J. Figini275-112-341015
D. Scelfo233-72-411110
N. Cressler170-40-00020
D. Cherry101-20-04112
Totals 20-558-1824131856
 36.4%44.4% 
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Dartmouth3-910-18283
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