American vs Bucknell

Bucknell 67, American U. 61


LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Mike Muscala scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Bucknell rally and beat American University 67-61 on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win.

Bucknell trailed 21-14 with 5:55 left in the first half before the Bison used a 14-4 run to take a 28-25 lead into halftime.

The Bison (16-6, 6-0 Patriot League) continued the run in the second half, as Muscala opened the period with six straight points. His free throw with 8:36 left gave Bucknell a 52-38 lead.

Muscala made 8 of 12 shots from the field for the Bison, who shot 51.1 percent (23 of 45).

Bucknell has won 16 straight against Patriot League foes dating back to last season.

American (13-8, 4-2) made 83.3 percent (15 of 18) of its free throws but the Eagles only converted 20 of 52 shots from the field.

Daniel Munoz led American with 16.

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American Eagles
C. Hinkle, F334-112-452312
T. Wroblicky, C223-61-19037
D. Munoz, G334-105-624216
T. Brewer, G291-80-01012
J. Schoof, G141-40-01103
B. Jolivette273-75-553011
S. McCormack183-40-02056
R. Grafft120-12-24032
D. Fisher61-10-00012
W. Simon II60-10-01010
Totals 20-5315-1831101961
Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F345-81-122211
M. Muscala, C318-125-7122321
C. Ayers, G342-62-31127
B. Cohen, G273-80-03357
R. Hill, G200-13-43033
B. Johnson253-74-602013
S. Kaspar171-11-24223
B. Fitzpatrick71-10-00012
B. Brackney30-10-00000
J. Singleton20-00-00000
Totals 23-4516-2326121867
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Holy Cross9-915-17208
Army West Point6-1213-19267
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