Brown’s 29 leads Holy Cross past Bucknell 82-69

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WORCHESTER, Mass. (AP)—Devin Brown scored 29 points to lead Holy Cross to an 82-69 win over Bucknell on Saturday.

R.J. Evans had with 15 points and Andrew Beinert added 10 for the Crusaders (4-14, 1-2 Patriot League), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Eric Meister finished with eight points and 11 rebounds.

The Bison (6-13, 1-2) took a 42-38 lead on Patrick Behan’s jumper with 14:24 left in the second half. But Bucknell wouldn’t lead again, as Holy Cross went on a 10-0 run, capped by Evans’ layup.

Brown, who shot 10 of 14 from the floor and 4 of 6 from beyond the 3-point line, pushed the Crusaders’ margin to 13 with a layup.

Bucknell’s Bryson Johnson and Darryl Shazier each scored 16 points. Mike Muscala had 14 points and Behan added 12.

Holy Cross shot 80 percent (24-for-30) from the free-throw line to the Bisons’ 63 percent (5-for-8). The Crusaders outrebounded Bucknell 35-19.

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