Bucknell 62, Colgate 43

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LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP)—Chris McNaughton scored 16 points and Donald Brown had 14 points to lead Bucknell to a 62-43 win over Colgate on Saturday.

The Bison (14-3, 5-0 Patriot League) led 28-22 at the half but did most of their damage in the second period, going on a 15-0 run to pull ahead 54-35. The Raiders never got closer than the six-point halftime margin for the rest of the game.

Kyle Roemer and Alvin Reed each scored 11 for Colgate (7-12, 1-4).

Colgate led for most of the first half and held Bucknell without a basket for 10 minutes, pulling to a 15-10 edge on a jumper by Alvin Reed with 7:42 remaining. But the Bison ended the half with an 18-7 run to take a 28-22 lead at the half.

Bucknell held the Raiders to just 7-for-26 shooting from the floor in the second half while shooting 58 percent in the half.

The Bison were helped by strong shooting from the foul line, hitting 8-of-10 in the first half and 12-of-15 for the game. Bucknell tallied 15 points of 17 turnovers by the Raiders.

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 Top Performers
A. Reed A. Reed
4-12,  11 Pts
1 Rebs, 5 Assists
D. Brown D. Brown
6-6,  14 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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