Scores

Final

Lafayette 52

(13-18, 7-7 Patriot)

Bucknell 79

(24-8, 12-2 Patriot)

    4:30 PM ET, March 3, 2012

    Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LAF 20 3252
    BUCK 40 3979

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: R. Willen 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Bucknell: J. Willman 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Bucknell 79, Lafayette 52

    Associated Press

    LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Mike Muscala and Joe Willman each scored 18 points to help Bucknell defeat Lafayette 79-52 on Saturday in the Patriot League semifinals.

    Willman made all eight of his free throw attempts as the Bison went 19 of 19 from the line on the way to their seventh straight win over Lafayette.

    Top-seeded Bucknell (24-8) will host Lehigh on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Patriot League championship game. It will be the Bison's ninth title game appearance in the Patriot League's 22-year history.

    Bucknell broke the game open with a 25-7 run over the final 10 minutes of the first half on its way to a 40-20 lead at the break. The Bison coasted in the second half and led by as many as 32 points.

    Cameron Ayers added 12 points for the Bison.

    Ryan Willen scored 11 points and Rob Delaney added 10 for the Leopards (13-18).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    BUCK
    Points 52 79
    FG Made-Attempted 19-54 (.352) 27-58 (.466)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 19-19 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 32

    2011-12 Season

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    Jan 14, 2012 BUCK 79, @LAF 65Recap
    Feb 11, 2012 @BUCK 90, LAF 78Recap
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