Scores

Final

Bucknell 72

(13-2, 6-2 away)

Cornell 56

(6-9, 3-4 home)

    7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2013

    Newman Arena at The Fieldhouse, Ithaca, New York

    1 2 T
    BUCK 31 4172
    COR 29 2756

    Top Performers

    Bucknell: M. Muscala 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Blk

    Cornell: J. Figini 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Bucknell 72, Cornell 56

    Associated Press

    ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cameron Ayers scored 16 points, Bryson Johnson had 15 and Mike Muscala posted his ninth double-double of the season in Bucknell's 72-56 win over Cornell on Wednesday night.

    Muscala finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds and Joe Willman made 4 of 5 shots en route to 10 points for the Bison, who shot a season-high 62 percent (28 of 45) from the field.

    Bucknell (13-2) held a 57-52 advantage with 5:53 left before Johnson hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 13-2 run over the next five minutes for the Bison. Johnson made two treys and Ayers had four points during the run.

    The Bison, who equaled their best 15-game start in program history with the win, held a 34-24 rebounding advantage and dished out a season-high 20 assists.

    Cornell's (6-9) last basket came on a Josh Figini layup with 2:24 remaining.

    Figini led the Big Red with 15 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BUCK
    COR
    Points 72 56
    FG Made-Attempted 28-45 (.622) 20-55 (.364)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 8-24 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 8-18 (.444)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 5

    2012-13 Season

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