Bucknell vs Army West Point

Bucknell 75, Army 59


WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Mike Muscala scored 19 points and Cameron Ayers added 14 more, leading Bucknell over Army 75-59 on Saturday in the Patriot League opener for both teams.

Joe Willman grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds for the Bison (11-6, 1-0), who outrebounded the Black Knights 37-32 en route to their third consecutive win. Bucknell has now beaten Army, the only team to deal them a Patriot League loss last season, three straight times.

Muscala opened the game for Bucknell with a pair of jumpers, a dunk and a layup, helping the Bison gain a 21-9 advantage in the first 9 1/2 minutes. They led by 15 points at the intermission and outscored the Black Knights 31-30 in the second half to seal the victory.

Josh Herbeck scored 17 points to pace Army (7-9, 0-1), which came in trying to set a season high with three straight wins.

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Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F293-82-211038
M. Muscala, C365-79-1070219
C. Ayers, G345-131-234214
R. Hill, G262-53-51348
B. Cohen, G140-21-21441
B. Johnson272-63-44029
B. Fitzpatrick133-32-27038
S. Kaspar121-31-23254
B. Brackney91-22-20004
Totals 22-4924-3137132575
Army West Point Black Knights
E. Ellis, F315-194-540214
J. Springer, F110-21-24051
J. Simmons, G352-82-43037
J. Herbeck, G296-122-220217
M. Washington, G182-26-952110
M. Lenox220-20-02150
A. Stire212-33-46247
M. Williams170-33-40023
W. Thornton100-00-01010
J. Johnson60-00-01010
Totals 17-5121-303252659
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Army West Point6-1213-19267
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