Colgate 76, Bucknell 59
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) _ Tucker Neale scored 28 points and freshman Adonal Foyle had 21 points, 15 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots in Colgate’s 76-59 victory over Bucknell Wednesday night.
Bucknell held an early 6-2 lead before Neale and Foyle combined for all but four points in a 23-5 run to give Colgate (12-12, 9-3 Patriot League) a 25-11 lead with 8:51 left in the half.
Neale scored 13 points and Foyle added 12 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocked shots to help Colgate take a 35-22 halftime lead.
Bucknell (12-12, 10-2), which hit just 25 percent of its shots in the first half, pulled to within 56-51 on Sekou Hamer’s layup with 6:38 left in the game.
But Neale hit a jumper as the shot clock expired and Brendan Touhey made a 3-pointer for a 61-51 lead with 5:20 left. Colgate outscored Bucknell 23-8 the rest of the way.
Kevin Wenk led Bucknell with 16 points.