Bucknell vs Holy Cross

Bucknell 65, Holy Cross 58

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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Joe Willman and Bryson Johnson each scored 16 points to lead Bucknell to a 65-58 win over Holy Cross on Saturday.

Cameron Ayers finished with 15 points for the Bison (17-4, 4-1 Patriot League), who have won four of their last five games. Mike Muscala recorded a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Bucknell never trailed after halftime and led by as many as nine points, but had trouble pulling away from Holy Cross in the second half. The Crusaders cut the deficit to four points when Phil Beans made a jumper with 2:29 left to play.

However, Holy Cross (10-10, 2-3) was unable to pull closer. The Bison responded with five straight points to give themselves enough cushion to hold on to the victory.

Dave Dudzinski scored 26 points and Justin Burrell added 11 points for the Crusaders, who lost their second consecutive game.

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Scoreboard
Bucknell (17-4) «323365
Holy Cross (10-10)283058

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Bucknell Bison
C. Ayers, F345-105-623015
J. Willman, F297-92-261316
M. Muscala, C324-105-6110413
B. Johnson, G353-48-903016
R. Hill, G190-12-40032
S. Kaspar201-11-32623
R. Frazier120-20-01010
D. Hoffman110-50-22040
B. Fitzpatrick80-10-04020
Totals 20-4323-3229131965
 46.5%71.9% 
Holy Cross Crusaders
D. Dudzinski, F358-179-1050326
M. Miller, F241-20-06032
P. Beans, C262-83-44138
J. Stevens, G311-22-21255
J. Burrell, G274-131-233211
C. Hamilton251-50-02042
T. Abt140-20-05030
D. Goens131-42-21204
E. Obeysekere50-00-01010
Totals 18-5317-203182458
 34%85% 
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
 
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