Boon leads Bucknell over Lafayette, 71-61
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP)—G.W. Boon scored a game-high 20 points to lead Bucknell to a 71-61 win over Lafayette on Wednesday.
Patrick Behan and Byran Cohen each chipped in 14 points for the Bison (4-14, 1-3 Patriot League) and Cohen also had 10 rebounds.
Andrew Brown had 19 points and was the only player scoring in double figures for Lafayette (6-12, 2-2). Ryan Willen added nine points and six rebounds.
Both teams shot less than 40 percent from the field in the first half and Bucknell held a 35-24 lead at the break.
For the game, Bucknell capitalized by scoring 17 points off of 12 Lafayette turnovers. The Bison also won the battle of the paint, scoring 38 points to 30 for Lafayette.