Bucknell (2-3) vs. Syracuse (3-1)
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bucknell faces Syracuse in an early season matchup. Bucknell fell short in a...
Bucknell (2-1) vs. Canisius (0-2)
Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bucknell squares up against Canisius in an early season matchup. Each...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Sotos had a career-high 24 points as Bucknell defeated Hofstra 86-71 on Wednesday night.
John Meeks had 14 points and seven rebounds for Bucknell (2-1). Andrew...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Everett Duncan made all four his free throw attempts in the last 17 seconds and Vermont held off Bucknell for a 66-63 win on Sunday.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Hasan Abdullah posted 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds as Navy got past Bucknell 64-53 on Wednesday night.
John Carter Jr. had 12 points for Navy (10-18, 7-10...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Andrew Funk scored a career-high 21 points and made five of Bucknell's school-record 21 3-pointers as the Bison scored the second-most points in program history in a 118-76...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 27 points as Bucknell got past Lehigh 87-75 on Monday night.
Nate Sestina had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Bucknell (17-8, 11-2 Patriot League), which earned its fifth straight victory. Jimmy Sotos added 12 points. Bruce Moore had 12 points for the hosts.
James Karnik tied a career high with 21 points and had nine rebounds for the Mountain Hawks (16-8, 9-4). Jordan Cohen added 15 points and seven assists. Pat Andree had 12 points.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Sotos made three free throws with 5.8 seconds left to give Bucknell a 71-68 victory over Loyola of Maryland on Wednesday night.
Loyola tied the game with 35 second remaining to cap a 10-0 run. Andrew Kostecka converted a 3-point play, Jaylin Andrews and Isaiah Hart each hit a 3-pointer, and KaVaughn Scott split a pair of free throws during the stretch. Chuck Champion missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Sotos raced down the lane for the winning layup with 1.2 seconds left to cap a frantic finish that gave Bucknell an 85-83 win over Lehigh on Saturday and first place in the Patriot League.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nate Sestina scored a career-high 32 points on 11-of-11 shooting, Kimbal Mackenzie topped the 1,000-point plateau, and Bucknell beat Holy Cross 93-78 Monday night for its third consecutive win.
Mackenzie, who finished with 17 points, hit a 3-pointer with 7:21 left in the first half that gave him 1,001 career points and pushed Bucknell's lead to 38-19. Avi Toomer added 13 points and Jimmy Sotos scored 10 with eight assists for the Bison (10-7, 4-1 Patriot League).
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nate Sestina scored 14 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, Bruce Moore had 13 points and 15 rebounds and Bucknell rallied to beat American 55-54 on Saturday.
Bucknell led 55-52 on Sestina's back-to-back 3s with 1:18 left. Jimmy Sotos missed a free throw and Sam Iorio's rebound gave the Eagles the ball with 18 seconds to go but they turned it over. Bucknell missed a free throw before Sa'eed Nelson missed a shot in the lane and his 3 at the buzzer went in and out.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 25 points as Bucknell edged past Colgate 84-81 on Wednesday night.
Mackenzie hit 13 of 16 free throws.
Nate Sestina had 15 points and nine rebounds for Bucknell (8-7, 2-1 Patriot League), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Avi Toomer added 12 points. Jimmy Sotos had six assists for the hosts.
After falling behind 40-36 at the half, Bucknell outscored Colgate 48-41 in the second half to earn the 3-point victory.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nate Sestina scored 16 points with 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and Bucknell overcame a cold start to beat Monmouth 65-43 on Saturday for the Hawks' ninth straight loss.
Avi Toomer scored a career-high 17 points with three 3-pointers and four steals and Jimmy Sotos added 10 points and seven assists for the Bison (3-3), who made 11 of 34 3-pointers and held the Hawks to 33 percent shooting. Kimbal Mackenzie scored nine points.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Takal Molson matched his career high with 25 points as Canisius opened the season by holding off Bucknell for an 82-73 win on Tuesday night.
Canisius took an early lead and was up 48-32 at the break. The Bison had an 18-4 run to close to 63-57 with 7:29 remaining in the game. Molson drove for a layup and later sank two free throws to open the margin to 67-57. Bucknell stayed close but could not catch the Golden Griffins.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Neftali Alvarez scored 16 points, including a go-ahead layup with three seconds left and Fairfield held on for a 60-58 season-opening win over Bucknell on Saturday night.
Landon Taliaferro added 10 points and Jesus Cruz scored 10 for the Stags.
SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Avi Toomer forced a tie in regulation, broke it to begin overtime and corralled the rebound of a missed 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, preserving Bucknell's 88-85 victory over Saint Bonaventure Wednesday in a season-opening game that pitted two teams from last season's NCAA Tournament.
Toomer scored nine points, Kimbal Mackenzie led the Bison with 28 points as Bucknell erased a 13-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to forge a 71-71 tie to end regulation.
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Zach Thomas scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Nana Foulland had 20 points, 11 boards and three blocks, and Bucknell beat Lafayette 80-75 in overtime on Monday night.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Stephen Brown had 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting including 3 of 6 from 3-point range to help Bucknell beat Army 83-66 on Friday night.
Bruce Moore was 4 of 7 from behind the arc and finished with 17 points for the Bison (8-8, 2-1 Patriot League), who won their fourth in the last five.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Zach Thomas hit his season average, scoring 24 points to help Bucknell hold off Vermont for an 81-77 win on Saturday night.
Thomas was 5 of 7 from beyond the arc and 7-of-9 shooting from the floor. He also dropped in 5 of 6 free throws. Thomas, who averages 10 boards a game, had nine with five assists. Stephen Brown added 17 points with six assists and Nana Foulland finished with 14 points and three blocks for Bucknell (4-5).