Scores

Final

Bucknell 70

(4-7, 2-5 away)

La Salle 83

(7-3, 4-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 19, 2009

    Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    BUCK 41 2970
    LAS 39 4483

    Top Performers

    Bucknell: M. Muscala 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    La Salle: K. Barrett 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    La Salle 83, Bucknell 70

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Kimmani Barrett scored 23 points and Rodney Green added 22 to help La Salle defeat Bucknell 83-70 on Saturday.

    The Explorers (7-3) trailed 39-33 with 3:03 left until halftime before scoring six straight. La Salle's Jerrell Williams tied the game at 39-39 on a layup with 1:05 left until halftime.

    Darryl Shazier put the Bison (4-7) back ahead 41-39 on a layup with 2 seconds remaining in the first half.

    La Salle opened the second half on a 9-2 run and led 48-43 on Williams' layup with 15:16 left to play.

    Williams scored 14 points and Aaric Murray added 12 for the Explorers.

    Murray was 3 of 3 from 3-point range as La Salle, ranked No. 12 in 3-point percentage (42.5), shot 46.2 percent from long range (6 of 13) against the Bison.

    Mike Muscala scored 15 points, Bryson Johnson 12, Colin Klebon 11 and G.W. Boon 10 for Bucknell, who lost their fourth straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUCK
    LAS
    Points 70 83
    FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.433) 27-46 (.587)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 6-13 (.462)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 23-28 (.821)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 14

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