Bucknell 56, Colgate 53
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.