Bucknell beats Colgate 69-49, clinches top 4 seed
Patrick Behan scored 24 points and Bucknell defeated Colgate
69-49 on Sunday, clinching a top four seed and a home game in the
first round of the Patriot League tournament.
The Bison (13-15, 8-4 Patriot League) scored 17 points off 15
turnovers and shot 52.9 percent (27 of 51) in their fourth straight
win and seventh in the last eight.
The Bison led by one with 12:32 left in the first half, but
outscored the Raiders 16-5 over the next 5:20 to pull away. Behan’s
jumper capped the run, which featured six points off three
turnovers, for a 27-15 lead with 7:12 left in the first half.
Mike Muscala and Bryson Johnson added 12 points each for the
Bison, who shot 62.5 percent in the second half (15 of 24).
Colgate’s leading scorer, Kyle Roemer (15 points per game) was
held to just five points on 1 of 12 shooting. Mitch Rolls paced the
Raiders (8-18, 4-8) with nine points.