Bucknell 54, Morehead St. 50
Bryson Johnson scored 20 points and was one of three Bucknell
players to go 2-for-2 at the foul line in the game’s final 31
seconds, leading the Bison in a 54-50 win over Morehead State
Kahlil Owens’ layup put the Eagles up 45-43 with just under
three minutes to play, but Bucknell’s foul shooting would spark a
game-winning run for the Bison in the TicketCity Legends Classic’s
Steven Kaspar’s pair of free throws pulled the Bison (5-2) even
and started an 11-5 run the rest of the way to notch the victory.
The Eagles pulled back within three points, 48-45 with 1:46 left,
but Johnson, Cameron Ayers and Mike Muscala each went 2-for-2 from
the charity stripe down the stretch.
Ayers finished with 15 points and Muscala 13 for the Bison.
Ty Proffitt was the only player in double figures for the Eagles
(3-4), scoring 14 points.