Bucknell vs Colgate

Bucknell 73, Colgate 59

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HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) - Mike Muscala had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Bucknell pulled away in the second half for a 73-59 victory over Colgate in a Patriot League game Wednesday night, the seventh consecutive win over the Raiders.

Bryson Johnson had 15 points for the Bison (15-3, 2-0), Cameron Ayers scored 14 and Joe Willman 10, which pushed him past the 1,000-point mark for his career.

It ties Bucknell's second-best 18-game start in program history (the 1983-84 team opened 16-2).

Murphy Burnatowski led Colgate (6-12, 0-2) with 17 points, and Damon Sherman-Newsome had 13.

Bucknell's largest lead in the first half was 35-29 on Bryson Johnson's 3-pointer with 1:02 left. Colgate's Pat Moore made a trey to close to 35-32 at the break.

Colgate's Pat Moore's made a jumper to pull within 47-43 at 12:16, but Cameron Ayers' 3-pointer pushed Bucknell ahead 58-47 at the 5:54 mark, and Colgate never threatened.

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Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F304-102-250010
M. Muscala, C349-167-8104225
C. Ayers, G343-86-641114
B. Johnson, G346-100-002115
R. Hill, G180-31-22021
S. Kaspar281-20-13202
B. Fitzpatrick112-52-35016
R. Frazier110-10-01100
Totals 25-5518-223210773
 45.5%81.8% 
Colgate Raiders
M. Burnatowski, F358-181-130217
J. Brandenburg, C324-100-05128
L. Roh, G342-51-19415
M. Rolls, G293-80-00227
P. Moore, G252-70-04035
D. Sherman-Newsome215-72-222213
B. James182-50-04014
C. Graham60-10-01120
C. Johnson00-00-00010
Totals 26-614-435101659
 42.6%100% 
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
 
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