Scores

Final

Bucknell 72

(13-2, 6-2 away)

Cornell 56

(6-9, 3-4 home)

7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2013

Newman Arena at The Fieldhouse, Ithaca, New York

1 2 T
BUCK 31 4172
COR 29 2756

Top Performers

Bucknell: M. Muscala 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Blk

Cornell: J. Figini 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Bucknell 72, Cornell 56

Associated Press

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cameron Ayers scored 16 points, Bryson Johnson had 15 and Mike Muscala posted his ninth double-double of the season in Bucknell's 72-56 win over Cornell on Wednesday night.

Muscala finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds and Joe Willman made 4 of 5 shots en route to 10 points for the Bison, who shot a season-high 62 percent (28 of 45) from the field.

Bucknell (13-2) held a 57-52 advantage with 5:53 left before Johnson hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 13-2 run over the next five minutes for the Bison. Johnson made two treys and Ayers had four points during the run.

The Bison, who equaled their best 15-game start in program history with the win, held a 34-24 rebounding advantage and dished out a season-high 20 assists.

Cornell's (6-9) last basket came on a Josh Figini layup with 2:24 remaining.

Figini led the Big Red with 15 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUCK
COR
Points 72 56
FG Made-Attempted 28-45 (.622) 20-55 (.364)
3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 8-24 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 8-18 (.444)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 16 5

2012-13 Season

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