ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Cameron Ayers scored 14 points as Bucknell ended its regular season by beating Navy 62-46 Saturday night in a sneak peak of next week's quarterfinal matchup in the Patriot League tournament.
The Bison (25-5, 12-2) had already locked up the top seed and Navy (8-22, 2-12) the eighth seed in the postseason. The teams will play Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Lewisburg, Pa.
This was Bucknell's third straight season with 12 or more Patriot League wins, a first in league history.
The Bison accomplished a program first by winning 25-plus games for the third straight season.
Bucknell also finished 12-4 on the road, breaking a program record for road victories.
The win was Bucknell's seventh straight over Navy.
Navy committed just eight turnovers, and finished averaging a program record 11.4 turnovers this year.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.