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Bucknell beats Monmouth 65-43 behind Sestina, Toomer

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Nate Sestina scored 16 points with 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and Bucknell overcame a cold start to beat Monmouth 65-43 on Saturday for the Hawks' ninth straight loss.

Avi Toomer scored a career-high 17 points with three 3-pointers and four steals and Jimmy Sotos added 10 points and seven assists for the Bison (3-3), who made 11 of 34 3-pointers and held the Hawks to 33 percent shooting. Kimbal Mackenzie scored nine points.

Bucknell missed 13 of 14-shot attempts but then made three straight as part of a 13-0 run. The Bison led 28-22 on Mackenzie's 3-pointer and 29-22 at halftime after the Hawks made one bucket in the final 8:03.

Mackenzie's free throws capped a 17-3 run and Bucknell led 50-34 in the second half before Sotos and Toomer each hit 3s for a 62-38 Bucknell advantage with 3:30 left to play.

Mustapha Traore scored eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Monmouth (0-9).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Monmouth 0-9 222143
home team logo Bucknell 3-3 293665
Team Stats
away team logo Monmouth 0-9 65.3 PPG 35.1 RPG 10.8 APG
home team logo Bucknell 3-3 76.8 PPG 37.5 RPG 15.7 APG
Key Players
0
R. Salnave 11.9 PPG 4.0 RPG 2.8 APG 41.0 FG%
1
K. Mackenzie 17.6 PPG 2.8 RPG 3.0 APG 42.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB