LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — John Meeks had 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to lead Bucknell to a 72-56 win over Lehigh on Saturday night.
Avi Toomer and Bruce Moore had 15 points apiece and Jimmy Sotos 12 for Bucknell (8-11, 4-2 Patriot League).
The Bison built a 17-8 lead before Lehigh closed within five on two occasions (19-14 and 22-17), but Bucknell outscored the Mountain Hawks 16-6 in the last 51/2 minutes of the first half and led 38-23 at the break. Evan Taylor's 3-pointer with 5:51 left reduced the deficit to 53-48 but Lehigh couldn't get closer.
Jeameril Wilson had 16 points for the Mountain Hawks (5-13, 2-4). Jordan Cohen added 11 points and Taylor 10.
Bucknell plays Colgate on the road on Monday. Lehigh plays Holy Cross on the road on Wednesday.
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