EASTON, Pa. -- Ben Brackney scored a career-high 25 points, hitting 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lead Bucknell to a 96-86 win over Lafayette on Wednesday night.
Bucknell (7-7, 2-1 Patriot League) broke away late in the first half with a 14-5 run sparked by back-to-back 3-pointers by Brackney and took a 44-35 advantage into the break. The Bison then opened the second half with a 14-4 run that included long-range baskets from Brackney and Cameron Ayers, then held off Lafayette in the closing minutes of the game.
Lafayette (4-10, 0-3) tied the game three times in the first half but couldn't capture the lead.
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