Bucknell 55, American U. 50
Mike Muscala scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help
Bucknell pull away late in a 55-50 victory over American University
on Thursday night.
The double-double was Muscala’s fourth straight against the
Eagles as the Bison (21-8, 11-2 Patriot League) extended their
winning streak over American (18-10, 9-4) to six games.
Bryson Johnson added 11 points for Bucknell, which snapped a
two-game skid and edged closer to securing the regular-season
Lehigh, a game behind the Bison, visits Army to close the
regular season, while Bucknell hosts Navy on Saturday.
Daniel Munoz scored 15 points for American, which fell to third
place in the conference race when a win would’ve pulled the Eagles
into a three-way tie for first.
Troy Brewer added 13 points for the Eagles, but leading scorer
Charles Hinkle, who came in averaging 19.1 points per game, had a