Bucknell 91, Holy Cross 71
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Dave Steigerwald scored 19 points and Bucknell used scoring spurts at the beginning of both halves to beat Holy Cross 91-71 in a Patriot League game on Saturday.
The Bison went on a 13-2 run to open the game and had a 12-0 run early in the second half to pull away from the Crusaders. Bucknell had a 50-26 advantage on Steigerwald’s 3-pointer shortly after intermission and grabbed its biggest lead 59-34 with about 12 1/2 minutes remaining.
Brian Anderson and Kevin Wenk added 13 points apiece for Bucknell (9-10 overall, 7-0 league), which now has 1,000 victories in the school’s history.
Rob Feaster scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Holy Cross (9-8, 4-3), which made just 9 of 33 3-point attempts.
Holy Cross’ Gordon Hamilton, who scored 37 points against Bucknell in last year’s Patriot League tournament, was held to 1-for-8 shooting and scored just five points.