Bucknell 69, Lehigh 56

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—John Griffin scored 16 points and Chris McNaughton scored 14 to lead Bucknell to a 69-56 victory over Lehigh on Wednesday.

Abe Badmus added 13 points for Bucknell (19-8, 12-1 Patriot League), which won its 11th straight game.

Jose Olivero and Kyle Neptune each scored 14 points for Lehigh (12-17, 7-6), which shot only 33 percent, including a 23-percent stretch in the first half. Bucknell held a 32-23 lead at the half.

Lehigh, down a dozen points with 19 minutes remaining, managed an 18-8 run to cut the margin to two points with just under 10 minutes to go. But Jason Vegotsky hit a 3-pointer to put Bucknell ahead by five and Badmus had a layup to put the Bison up 52-45 with 6:09 remaining.

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J. Griffin J. Griffin
5-9,  16 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists
K. Neptune K. Neptune
4-8,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists

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