Scores

Final

Navy 54

(7-16, 1-6 Patriot)

Bucknell 69

(19-4, 6-1 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, February 2, 2013

    Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    NAVY 22 3254
    BUCK 34 3569

    Top Performers

    Navy: K. Alter 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

    Bucknell: M. Muscala 11 Pts, 19 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Bucknell 69, Navy 54

    Associated Press

    LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Bryson Johnson scored a season-high 20 points while Mike Muscala added 11 points and matched his career best of 19 rebounds to help Patriot League leader Bucknell defeat Navy 69-54 Saturday night for its third straight win.

    Johnson hit four of his six 3-pointers as the Bison (19-4, 6-1) took a 21-8 lead. Bucknell expanded its lead to 16 before taking a 34-22 cushion into halftime.

    The Bison led by as many as 24 after the break and had a 47-20 rebounding advantage for the game.

    Bucknell outshot the Midshipmen 46.9 percent (23 of 49) to 31.7 percent (19 of 60).

    The Bison committed 21 turnovers, leading to 25 Navy points, while the Midshipmen had only eight miscues.

    Kevin Alter scored 15 points and Worth Smith and Brandon Venturini added 11 apiece to pace Navy (7-16, 1-6), which has lost four in a row and 10 of its past 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NAVY
    BUCK
    Points 54 69
    FG Made-Attempted 19-60 (.317) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-11 (.909) 16-19 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 24

    2012-13 Season

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    Research Notes

    Mike Muscala of Bucknell had 19 rebounds on Saturday against Navy, the second time he has had 19 rebounds in a game this season. Muscala becomes the fourth Division I player to have at least 19 rebounds in two games this season (O.D. Anosike of Siena, Andre Roberson of Colorado, and Cole Dickerson of San Francisco are the others).

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