Bucknell vs American

Bucknell 56, American U. 55

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Muscala posted his 15th double-double of the season and hit the game-winning shot with .8 seconds left to power Bucknell to its 8th straight win over American University, 66-65 Wednesday night.

Muscala, who leads the nation in double-doubles and is the only Division-I player averaging over 18 points and 11 rebounds, finished with 16 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocks for Bucknell (18-4, 5-1 Patriot League).

Muscala had five offensive rebounds in the win, one of which came with 21 seconds remaining and the other with 2 seconds showing. The 6-foot-11 center turned both of those offensive boards into points to help Bucknell win its seventh game in nine tries. Both losses were by a combined five points.

Daniel Munoz had 13 for American (7-14, 2-4), which outshot Bucknell 47 percent (22 of 46) to 42 percent (22 of 52) but allowed 12 second-chance points.

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Scoreboard
Bucknell (18-4) «282856
American (7-14)272855

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Bucknell Bison
J. Willman, F303-72-24048
M. Muscala, F-C306-184-10144316
C. Ayers, G366-121-132214
B. Johnson, G351-54-72106
R. Hill, G182-30-42014
S. Kaspar, G171-10-00122
B. Fitzpatrick, F142-30-03004
R. Frazier, G110-10-02010
B. Brackney, G61-10-01012
D. Hoffman, F30-10-01020
Total 22-5211-243481656
 42.3%45.8% 
American Eagles
S. Lumpkins, F274-74-660312
T. Wroblicky, C293-41-48047
D. Munoz, G395-132-334213
B. Jolivette, G375-100-053310
J. Schoof, G372-60-04125
J. Reed, G222-40-02025
K. Kager, F91-20-01113
M. Vasic, G00-00-00000
Total 22-467-133191755
 47.8%53.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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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