Bucknell vs Lehigh

Bucknell 61, Lehigh 55


BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Bryson Johnson scored 19 points as Bucknell defeated Lehigh 61-55 Monday night to gain sole possession of first place in the Patriot League.

Johnson hit back-to-back 3-pointers to break a 37-37 tie, and Mike Muscala added a three-point play to give the Bison (22-5, 9-2) a 46-37 lead with 10:18 remaining.

Bucknell's lead reached 11 points, but a three-point play and two additional baskets by Holden Greiner brought the Mountain Hawks (18-7, 8-3) within four points, 52-48.

Lehigh trailed just 58-55 after Anthony D'Orazio's jumper with 51 seconds left, but Cameron Ayers' layup increased Bucknell's lead to five at the 0:13 mark.

When the teams met on Jan. 23, Lehigh made 10 of 18 3-pointers in winning 65-62. This time the Mountain Hawks made just 1 of 15 from long range.

Muscala had 12 points and nine rebounds for Bucknell.

Greiner and Mackey McKnight led Lehigh with 17 points each.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Bucknell (22-5) «233861
Lehigh (18-7)243155

Related Video

July 2, 2015
What's next for Coach K? (2:20)
July 2, 2015
Lamont Smith settling in at San Diego
June 30, 2015
John Calipari will stay at Kentucky
June 29, 2015
Gottlieb: Bo Ryan returning

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's White Florida Gators 2015 NCAA Women's Softball College World Series Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Florida Gators 2015 NCAA Women's Softball College World Series Back to Back Champions
Get the Locker Room Gear
Shop Now

Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F253-90-07036
M. Muscala, C263-96-791212
B. Johnson, G386-134-455219
C. Ayers, G313-81-42108
R. Hill, G171-10-11022
S. Kaspar180-20-02710
R. Frazier151-50-10122
B. Brackney142-30-03016
B. Fitzpatrick133-40-010016
D. Hoffman30-00-00000
Totals 22-5411-1742151461
Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F368-151-174117
G. Knutson, F303-102-53138
M. McKnight, G378-181-463217
B. Bailey, G351-30-03033
A. D'Orazio, G343-110-04126
J. Goldsborough140-00-23050
C. Schaefer90-10-01100
S. Cvrkalj51-22-33004
Totals 24-606-1535101655
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Boston U.9-913-17198
Holy Cross8-1014-16200
Other games
ND 51 Final
WVU 61 Final
KSU 71