Princeton defeats Bucknell 79-67

The Associated Press

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- Ian Hummer and Denton Koon scored 17 points apiece and all five Princeton starters scored in double figures Saturday night in a 79-67 victory over Bucknell.

The Tigers (5-6) got 14 points from Hans Brase, 11 from T.J. Bray and 10 from Mack Darrow. Bray had eight of Princeton's 17 assists.

For the Bison (11-2), Mike Muscala posted a double-double (17 points, 11 rebounds). Joe Willman added 15 points and Cameron Ayers 14, but Bucknell couldn't match Princeton's balanced attack.

Both teams shot well from the field. Bucknell hit 23 of 49 from the floor (46.9 percent), the Tigers 26 of 51 (51 percent). Each team sank 16 free throws, Princeton going 16 for 19 (84.2 percent) while Bucknell was 16 for 23. The difference came on 3-pointers: Princeton was 11 of 25 beyond the arc, Bucknell 5 of 13.

Princeton had an important 14-4 edge in points off turnovers.

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