NCAAB Game Recap - Bucknell at American University
Thu Mar 5, 2020 7:00 PM EST

AF
60
SDSU
73
F
ChaSo
48
Radf
62
F
Leh
70
Colg
83
F
Stetsn
62
Lib
66
F
USC-Up
70
Winth
106
F
Buck
64
Amer
59
F
Lipsco
73
NFla
71
F
NM
70
UtSt
75
F
UNCA
62
GWebb
72
F
Navy
63
Boston
69
F
Oakl
63
WIGB
78
F
E IL
65
APSU
76
F
Wyo
74
Nev
71
F
Bois
67
UNLV
61
F
Lafy
73
Army
68
F
TNSt
48
E KY
58
F
YSU
61
IL-C
67
F
Hamp
78
Longw
53
F
Evans
55
Valpa
58
F
Portl
62
SCla
76
F
IlSt
65
Drake
75
F
LoyMa
75
USD
61
F
Cal
56
Oreg
90
F
Ill
63
OhSt
71
F
Hou
71
UConn
77
F
Nebras
58
Mich
82
F
NCAT
80
NCC
86
F
DelSt
100
How
88
F
Copp
63
MD-ES
60
F
Norf
68
Morg
62
F
FlaAM
70
BethC
72
F(OT)
PVAM
71
Alc
80
F
JackSt
71
AlSt
59
F
TXSo
74
South
89
F
WichSt
60
Mem
68
F
Stan
65
OrSt
68
F
UMKC
61
UtVal
51
F
CBap
50
NMSt
83
F
S UT
65
MTSt
73
F
N CO
71
Mont
64
F
Wash
90
AzSt
83
F
IdaSt
77
E WA
100
F
Gram
57
AlaAM
58
F
Web
72
Ida
64
F
HI
67
UCDav
65
F
CS-Ful
53
UCSB
55
F
CAPoly
73
LongB
80
F(OT)
NoAZ
66
PorSt
80
F
WaSt
62
Ariz
83
F
ChiSt
Seatt
Canc

Mar 5, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

(7) Bucknell (14-19)

30

34

64

(2) American University (16-14)

29

30

59

Bucknell beats American 64-59 in Patriot League quarterfinal
Thu Mar 5, 2020 9:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) Avi Toomer scored 18 points and No. 7 seed Bucknell pulled away with a 6-1 surge in the final minute to beat second-seeded American 64-59 on Thursday night in a Patriot League quarterfinal.

Bucknell (14-19) will play in a Sunday semifinal at third-seeded Boston University (19-13), which swept the Bison in the regular season.

Toomer was 6 of 9 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Paul Newman added 12 points and John Meeks had 10 for Bucknell.

Sa'eed Nelson scored 22 points to lead American (16-14). Jamir Harris added 15 points.

Meeks hit a jumper with 1:01 remaining to give the Bison a two-point lead. American had a turnover on its next possession, and Bucknell made it 62-58 with 18.7 seconds to go when Jimmy Sotos drove the lane, dribbled the ball behind his back that

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Toomer capped the scoring with a pair of free throws with nine seconds left.

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Leaders

Bucknell PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
J. van der Heijden 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Toomer 18 0 4 4 0 0
American University PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. Bragg 0 0 1 0 0 0
B. Lubarsky 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Buck Amer
Points For 64 59
Field Goals 26/50-52% 21/58-36%
Three Pointers 5/17-29% 5/23-22%
Free Throws 7/11-64% 12/20-60%
Offensive Rebounds 5 10
Defensive Rebounds 30 21
Rebounds 42 34
Blocks 4 4
Steals 5 9
Turnovers 15 9
Personal Fouls 16 12
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Buck Leads Series 2-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Wed Jan 15 Buck 60 @ Amer 61 P. Newman 4 J. Alexander 2
Sat Feb 15 Amer 68 @ Buck 72 J. Harris 2 X. Rice 2
Thu Mar 5 Buck 64 @ Amer 59 X. Rice 2 Y. Yiljep 2

Game Information

Stadium: Bender Arena, Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 1,039
Game Time: