Bucknell vs Cornell

Bucknell 72, Cornell 56

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Cameron Ayers scored 16 points, Bryson Johnson had 15 and Mike Muscala posted his ninth double-double of the season in Bucknell's 72-56 win over Cornell on Wednesday night.

Muscala finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds and Joe Willman made 4 of 5 shots en route to 10 points for the Bison, who shot a season-high 62 percent (28 of 45) from the field.

Bucknell (13-2) held a 57-52 advantage with 5:53 left before Johnson hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 13-2 run over the next five minutes for the Bison. Johnson made two treys and Ayers had four points during the run.

The Bison, who equaled their best 15-game start in program history with the win, held a 34-24 rebounding advantage and dished out a season-high 20 assists.

Cornell's (6-9) last basket came on a Josh Figini layup with 2:24 remaining.

Figini led the Big Red with 15 points.

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Scoreboard
Bucknell (13-2) «314172
Cornell (6-9)292756

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Bucknell Bison
M. Muscala, F364-55-5114113
J. Willman, F174-52-243310
C. Ayers, G367-130-041216
B. Johnson, G355-102-274115
R. Hill, G243-40-00247
B. Fitzpatrick152-30-01204
S. Kaspar152-20-42115
R. Frazier100-20-02110
D. Hoffman71-10-01012
B. Brackney50-00-00200
Totals 28-459-1334201472
 62.2%69.2% 
Cornell Big Red
S. Miller, F305-123-511214
E. Chemerinski, F100-10-01040
G. Cancer, G354-111-433110
J. Gray, G282-60-22225
M. Asafo-Adjei, G200-10-02450
J. Figini275-112-341015
D. Scelfo233-72-411110
N. Cressler170-40-00020
D. Cherry101-20-04112
Totals 20-558-1824131856
 36.4%44.4% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-326-963
Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305
 
Other games
PROV 62 Final
LOU 80
NEB 44 Final
OHST 70
PENN 57 Final
BUTL 70
DUKE 67 Final
DAVID 50
RUT 53 Final
SYR 78
CREI 79 Final
ILLST 72
ILL 61 Final
PUR 68
CSBAK 57 Final
SDSU 72