Bucknell 87, West Alabama 50

Bryson Johnson scored 27 points on a career-high nine 3-pointers

and Bucknell set a school record with 17 treys in an 87-50 rout of

West Alabama on Saturday.

All 15 of Johnson’s attempts were beyond the arc in the

TicketCity Legends Classic subregional game. Cameron Ayers added 20

points on 4 of 5 from long range as the Bison (4-2) attempted 34

3-pointers, tying a school mark, to finish at 50 percent.

Bucknell, which led 48-25 at halftime, has won four straight

games. The Bison were 30 of 59 (50.8 percent) from the field

compared to 17 of 62 (27.4 percent) for the NCAA Division II Tigers


Bucknell had hit 15 3-pointers twice before, at Villanova in

2007-08 and at Boston College last season.

Phillip Morris led West Alabama with 11 points on 4 of 5


The Bison had a 46-33 rebounding edge and dished out 23