Scores

Final

Kent State 60

(5-4, 1-1 away)

Bucknell 76

(8-1, 3-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 4, 2012

Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
KENT 31 2960
BUCK 32 4476

Top Performers

Kent State: D. Manley 15 Pts, 2 Reb

Bucknell: M. Muscala 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

Bucknell 76, Kent St. 60

Associated Press

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Mike Muscala tallied 27 points, three assists and two blocks as Bucknell beat Kent State 76-60 Tuesday night and improved to 8-1 for the first time since 2005-06.

Muscala added six boards while Bryson Johnson and Ryan Frazier scored 13 points apiece.

Joe Wilman pulled down 10 rebounds to help Bucknell control the boards, 34-22.

Bucknell led 32-31 at the break and extended their lead to 43-35 behind a Muscala tip-in. Kent State rallied to close the gap to 57-51 after Chris Evans hit a 3-pointer, but Muscala converted a layup, 3-pointer and a jumper on consecutive possessions to put Bucknell up for good.

Muscala, who is the only Division I player averaging at least 15 points and 12 rebounds per game, leads Bucknell in most statistical categories, including scoring (17.8), rebounding (12.1), blocks (2.0) and assists (2.0) through nine games.

Devareaux Manley led Kent State (5-4) with 15 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
BUCK
Points 60 76
FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 29-53 (.547)
3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 7-18 (.389)
FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 11-14 (.786)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 18

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