Scores

Final

Bucknell 70

(7-7, 3-5 away)

Loyola (MD) 59

(4-8, 0-2 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 28, 2010

    Reitz Arena, Baltimore, Maryland

    1 2 T
    BUCK 36 3470
    L-MD 27 3259

    Top Performers

    Bucknell: J. Willman 16 Pts, 4 Reb

    Loyola (MD): S. Walker 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Blk

    Bucknell 70, Loyola, Md. 59

    Associated Press

    BALTIMORE -- G.W. Boon and Joe Willman scored 16 points apiece as Bucknell defeated Loyola (Md.) 70-59 on Tuesday night.

    The Bison (7-7), coming off an 84-80 loss to Boston College, have won five of their last six games.

    The Greyhounds (4-8) have lost three in a row and six of their last seven.

    Loyola led 12-2 as Bucknell missed its first five shots, but the Bison used a 14-3 run, including seven points from Boon, to pull ahead.

    Bucknell, which shot 52.4 percent in the first half (11 of 21), closed the first half on a 15-2 run to lead 36-27.

    The Bison extended the lead to 47-31 with 14:56 to go. Loyola's 8-0 run cut the gap to eight points, but the Greyhounds could get no closer. The Bison made 7 of 8 free throws in the final 2:37.

    Bryson Johnson had 13 points for Bucknell and Mike Muscala added 10 rebounds.

    Shane Walker had 14 points and nine rebounds for Loyola.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUCK
    L-MD
    Points 70 59
    FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 20-61 (.328)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-21 (.905) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 10

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