POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Marcus Pillow scored 18 points to lead
Central Arkansas in a 50-48 win over Bucknell in the first game of
the Pepsi-Marist Classic Friday.
Pillow scored a three-pointer with 20 seconds left to give the
Bears (5-7) the upset.The Bears led 25-18 at the half, but Bucknell scored nine
straight points in the second half to take over.Central Arkansas answered with seven straight points,
highlighted by a Pillow 3-pointer, to go up 41-35.Mitch Rueter added 12 points for Central Arkansas.Jason Vegotsky had 10 points to lead Bucknell (5-7). He almost
saved the game when his go-ahead 4-point play put the Bisons ahead
by a point with 46 seconds left, but Pillow responded with four
3-pointers in the final 6:31 of the game.Donald Brown contributed 9 for Bucknell.Central Arkansas will face Marist in the title game on Saturday.