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