Bucknell Takes Control Late In First Half For Win Over Men’s Basketball

Feb. 17, 2016

Final Stats

LEWISBURG, Pa. - Bucknell University scored the final 10 points of the first half Wednesday night against Loyola University Maryland, and the Bison scored an 87-52 decision over the Greyhounds in Patriot League action.

The first-place Bison (14-12 overall, 11-4 Patriot League) trailed 23-20 with 4:57 to go before intermission, but a Zach Thomas three 12 seconds later tied the score, and Chris Hass converted an and-one after scoring in the paint and drawing a foul.

Hass’ free throw put Bucknell up 26-23, and the Bison were up for the rest of the game.

Nick Gorski scored at 4:06 for Loyola, drawing the Greyhounds (8-18, 7-8) within a point, but Nana Foulland scored 11 ticks later, starting a stretch of 10-straight points for Bucknell.

Four Bison players scored 10 or more points, led by Stephen Brown’s 12, and Bucknell had four more who scored seven, eight or nine points.

Andre Walker led Loyola with 10 points, and Cam Gregory tallied nine. Franz Rassman and Eric Laster each chipped in seven.

The Greyhounds continue their Patriot League road swing on Sunday, Feb. 21, when they take on Colgate University at 12 noon in Hamilton, New York.