Bucknell rallies to defeat Dartmouth 67-59

The Associated Press

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) Mike Muscala scored 18 points, hitting all 10 of his free throws, as Bucknell rallied from a 10-point deficit to defeat Dartmouth 67-59 Tuesday night.

Joe Willman added 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field for the Bison, who trailed 45-38 with 14:31 to play. Willman then scored five straight points to spark a 22-4 run, giving Bucknell a 60-49 lead with 2:49 left.

With the victory, the Bison (10-6) will enter Patriot League play with 10 wins for the first time in program history. Coming off a 63-60 win over Cornell on Dec. 31, Bucknell defeated Ivy League teams in consecutive games for the first time while also posting its first win in Hanover.

Gabas Maldunas led the Big Green (3-12) with 15 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Tyler Melville added 12 points, scoring 10 in the final 2:25.

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