WASHINGTON -- Mike Muscala posted his 15th double-double of the season and hit the game-winning shot with .8 seconds left to power Bucknell to its 8th straight win over American University, 66-65 Wednesday night.
Muscala, who leads the nation in double-doubles and is the only Division-I player averaging over 18 points and 11 rebounds, finished with 16 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocks for Bucknell (18-4, 5-1 Patriot League).
Muscala had five offensive rebounds in the win, one of which came with 21 seconds remaining and the other with 2 seconds showing. The 6-foot-11 center turned both of those offensive boards into points to help Bucknell win its seventh game in nine tries. Both losses were by a combined five points.
Daniel Munoz had 13 for American (7-14, 2-4), which outshot Bucknell 47 percent (22 of 46) to 42 percent (22 of 52) but allowed 12 second-chance points.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.