LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has signed forward Keion Brooks to a national letter of intent after adding former Bucknell forward Nate Sestina as a graduate transfer.
Kentucky adds Bucknell graduate transfer Nate Sestina
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has signed former Bucknell forward Nate Sestina as a graduate transfer for next season.
The 6-foot-9, 245-pound Sestina will receive an undergraduate degree in...
Bucknell faces Colgate in Patriot League finals
No. 2 seed Bucknell (21-11, 15-5) vs. No. 1 seed Colgate (23-10, 15-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Championship, Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m....
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie scored 25 points as Bucknell routed Lehigh 97-75 in the Patriot League Conference tourney semifinals on Sunday.
Bucknell faces Lehigh in Patriot League semis
No. 3 seed Lehigh (20-10, 13-6) vs. No. 2 seed Bucknell (20-11, 14-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Semifinals, Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 27 points as Bucknell got past Holy Cross 77-65 in the Patriot League Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Holy Cross meets Bucknell in Patriot League quarters
Holy Cross (16-16, 7-12) vs. No. 2 seed Bucknell (19-11, 13-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
Funk scores 17 to lift Bucknell over Army 62-61
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie made two free throws with 10.9 seconds left and Bucknell edged Army 62-61 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Patriot League regular-season championship and...
Bucknell looks to extend streak vs Army
Army (13-17, 8-9) vs. Bucknell (18-11, 12-5)
Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bucknell looks for its 11th straight win in the head-to-head...
Abdullah lifts Navy over Bucknell 64-53
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...
Bucknell looks to extend streak vs Navy
Bucknell (18-10, 12-4) vs. Navy (9-18, 6-10)
Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Maryland; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bucknell looks for its 12th straight win in the head-to-head series...
Bucknell looks to extend streak vs Lafayette
Lafayette (10-16, 7-8) vs. Bucknell (17-10, 11-4)
Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bucknell looks for its eighth straight win in the...
Ivanauskas scores 21 to lift Colgate past Bucknell 75-64
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas had 21 points as Colgate defeated Bucknell 75-64 on Tuesday night.
Tucker Richardson had 11 points for Colgate (18-10, 10-5 Patriot League), which...
Mackenzie scores 27 to carry Bucknell past Lehigh 87-75
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.
Sestina’s 25 carries Bucknell over Boston U. 82-76
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nate Sestina had 25 points and 11 rebounds as Bucknell defeated Boston University 82-76 on Saturday. Kimbal Mackenzie added 20 points for the Bison.
Sestina hit 4 of 6 3-pointers.
John Meeks had 10 points for Bucknell (16-8, 10-2 Patriot League), which won its fourth consecutive game. Bruce Moore added 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Javante McCoy had 19 points for the Terriers (11-14, 4-8). Max Mahoney added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Tyler Scanlon had 16 points and six assists.
Mackenzie leads Bucknell over Loyola Maryland 84-72
BALTIMORE (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie scored 24 points with a career-high six 3-pointers on Wednesday night, and Bucknell stayed alone atop the Patriot League standings with an 84-72 win over Loyola Maryland.
Nate Sestina added 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting and Bruce Moore scored 11 points for the Bison (15-8, 9-2), who made all eight free throws in the final minute to secure the win.
Mackenzie has career-high 31 in Bucknell’s victory
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie scored a career-high 31 points and Bucknell defeated Lafayette, 94-66, on Saturday for the seventh straight time.
Mackenzie was 7-of-12 shooting with three 3-pointers and made 14 of 15 free throws for his first 30-point game. Nate Sestina added 22 points, Andrew Funk had 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Bruce Moore grabbed 10 rebounds to go with 11 points.
Nelson with 20, American holds on to beat Bucknell 76-68
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 20 points and American held on late to beat Bucknell 76-68 on Saturday afternoon.
Nelson was 6 of 11 from the field for the Eagles (10-9, 4-4 Patriot League). Sam Iorio scored 17 points with seven rebounds before fouling out and Stacy Beckton Jr. had 12 points and led the team with 10 rebounds.
Sestina scores 32 as Bucknell beats Holy Cross 93-78
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).
Sestina’s late 3 lifts Bucknell over American 55-54
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.
Mackenzie scores 25 to lift Bucknell past Colgate 84-81
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.
Last-second basket caps Bucknell charge to defeat Army 64-63
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Avi Toomer's layup with 1.6 seconds left in the game completed a ferocious comeback with Bucknell climbing out of a 26-point hole in the second half to clip Army 64-63 in the Patriot League opener for both teams Wednesday night.
And for good measure, Toomer blocked Army's final shot, securing the win.
Bucknell beats Monmouth 65-43 behind Sestina, Toomer
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.
Toomer, Mackenzie cap Bucknell’s 88-85 comeback win in OT
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.
Bucknell wins Patriot League’s NCAA bid
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — There was no dramatic comeback this time. Just a steady, overpowering performance that propelled Bucknell to its second straight Patriot League Tournament championship.
Stephen Brown scored 22 points and reserve Nate Sestina added as Bucknell won the Patriot League title with an 83-54 victory over Colgate on Wednesday night.
Bucknell beats Loyola 94-53, clinches Patriot League title
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Stephen Brown scored 20 points, Zach Thomas had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Bucknell routed Loyola (Md.) 94-53 on Wednesday night to clinch the Patriot League regular season title.
Thomas, Foulland lead Bucknell in 84-55 rout of American
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Zach Thomas scored 27 points, Nana Foulland added 26 points and 11 rebounds and Bucknell routed American 84-55 on Friday night in a Patriot League opener.
Thomas was 10 of 12 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Foulland was 11-of-15 shooting for Bucknell (7-7), which shot 59 percent from the floor but missed 11 free throws.
Sam Iorio scored 20 points and Stacy Beckton had 11 to lead American (3-9).
Bucknell remains unbeaten in Patriot League
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Nana Foulland had 17 points and eight rebounds in leading Bucknell to a 68-49 victory over Holy Cross on Sunday, the fourth straight win for the Bison.
Thomas leads Bucknell to 76-64 win over Manhattan
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Zach Thomas scored 23 points and Bucknell defeated Manhattan 76-64 in the season-opening game on Friday night.
Stephen Brown and Matt O'Reilly scored 11 points apiece and Nate Sestina added 10 for the Bison, who shot 56 percent and made 10 of 14 free throws in the second half.