Bucknell 56, Colgate 53

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HAMILTON, NY (AP)—Chris McNaughton had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead Bucknell in a 56-53 win over Colgate Tuesday.

Abe Badmus added 12 points for Bucknell (13-8, 7-1 Patriot League).

Jon Simon scored 22 points, including six 3-point field goals, to lead Colgate (7-14, 2-6).

Colgate scored the first seven points and held the lead for the rest of the half, with a 26-19 lead at the break.

Bucknell took its first lead at 32-31 on a layup by Patrick Behan. The Bison built the lead to 52-42 with less than four minutes remaining.

Colgate fought back, cutting the lead to 52-50 after Dan Gentile was 2-for-2 from the line and Willie Morse and Simon hit consecutive threes.

Bucknell reached the final margin on a layup by Donald Brown.

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C. McNaughton C. McNaughton
5-7,  12 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists
J. Simon J. Simon
8-13,  22 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists

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