First-place Bucknell rolls past Holy Cross 77-56
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Zach Thomas scored 18 points with six rebounds and Bucknell beat Holy Cross 77-56 on Saturday to extend its winning streak to six.
Thomas, the Patriot League’s scoring and rebounding leader, made 4 of 7 from the field and 9 of 11 free throws with Nana Foulland adding 14 points and seven rebounds. Stephen Brown scored 10 points for the Bison (13-8, 7-1), who are alone in first place.
Austin Butler had 13 points and six rebounds and Jacob Grandison 13 points and nine boards for the Crusaders (5-14, 2-6).
Bruce Moore’s dunk less than two minutes into the game put Bucknell ahead for good with the Bison using a 10-0 run to go up 16 points on their way to a 36-19 halftime lead.
Foulland’s jumper with 8:29 remaining in the game put Bucknell up by 29, 66-37.