St. Francis, Pa. 57, Bucknell 54
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP)—Devin Sweetney scored 15 points and Cale Nelson had 14 to lead St. Francis, Pa. to a 57-54 victory over Bucknell on Saturday.
Bassirou Dieng added 12 points and 12 rebounds while Chris Berry had 11 rebounds for St. Francis (1-6).
Todd O’Brien had 14 points and 13 rebounds for Bucknell (2-4) while Justin Castleberry had 11 points.
Bucknell led 30-24 at the half but St. Francis went on a 26-5 run to take a 50-36 lead on Sorena Orandi’s layup with 4:53 to play.
John Griffin hit a 3-pointer with 1:57 left Bucknell made five consecutive steals to make it a 56-54 game after two Castleberry free throws with 1:04 left. Two Griffin 3-point attempts failed to go in, and St. Francis held on for the win.