Bucknell vs Purdue

Bucknell 70, Purdue 65

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Cameron Ayers scored 18 points to help Bucknell pull the upset and beat Purdue 70-65 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams at the 2K Sports Classic.

Mike Muscala had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Bryson Johnson added 14 points for the Bison. Donnie Hale scored 15 points and Byrd and Ronnie Johnson each added 12 for the Boilermakers.

Terone Johnson, Purdue's top scorer during exhibition play, sat out with an ankle injury.

Bucknell led 68-65 in the closing seconds, but D.J. Byrd, Purdue's best 3-point shooter, missed an open 3-pointer that could have tied the game. Bucknell made 20 of 25 free throws while Purdue made just 7 of 15. The Bison also out-rebounded the Boilermakers 36-33.

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Scoreboard
Bucknell (1-0) «274370
Purdue (0-1)333265

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Bucknell Bison
M. Muscala, F305-134-4102414
J. Willman, F302-75-67239
C. Ayers, G377-144-571018
B. Johnson, G373-96-813214
R. Hill, G283-40-03336
S. Kaspar121-31-22123
B. Fitzpatrick101-10-01012
D. Hoffman102-40-00004
B. Brackney60-20-01000
Totals 24-5720-2536121570
 42.1%80% 
Purdue Boilermakers
D. Byrd, F364-132-332312
D. Hale, F267-121-240215
S. Marcius, F81-11-10033
R. Johnson, G375-112-562212
A. Johnson, G354-90-05928
R. Davis142-40-13134
T. Carroll130-00-01140
A. Hammons121-50-15012
J. Simpson102-31-23005
J. Lawson72-20-01104
D. Anthrop20-10-00000
Totals 28-617-1533162065
 45.9%46.7% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell7-113-8110
Boston U.6-210-9231
Army West Point5-312-7208
Colgate5-310-9226
Navy4-413-8222
Lehigh3-58-11244
Lafayette3-55-14336
Loyola-Md.3-55-14337
American2-65-14285
Holy Cross2-65-14324

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue8-019-210
Ohio St.8-017-418
Michigan St.5-217-326
Michigan5-316-538
Nebraska5-314-763
Indiana4-311-8111
Maryland4-415-647
Wisconsin3-410-10126
Penn St.3-513-8131
Northwestern3-512-9123
Minnesota3-614-869
Rutgers2-512-8180
Iowa1-710-11149
Illinois0-710-10169
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86