Army Outlasts Bucknell for Victory at West Point



Jan. 19, 2014

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Kyle Wilson scored 28 points and Josh Herbeck added 18 as each player made key shots to lift Army to a 74-67 win at home against Bucknell on Sunday afternoon on CBS Sports Network.

The Black Knights improve to 5-1 in the Patriot League, while the Bison drop to 3-3.

Boston University tries to tie American at the top of the standings when it hosts Loyola Maryland on Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.

The recaps and box score from Sunday's game are included below

at Army 74, Bucknell 67
Box Score
*Kyle Wilson had 28 points and Josh Herbeck added 18 as Army held off Bucknell down the stretch for a 74-67 win over Bucknell on Sunday at West Point.
*Army led by as many as 11 points in the first half, but Bucknell fought back and was up 53-50 with 7:26 to play.
*Wilson cut the deficit with a pair of free throws, Herbeck put Army ahead with a three and Wilson added a jumper as Army used a 7-0 run to go up 57-53 with 5:04 left.
*Bucknell got within two points on five occasions until Herbeck gave Army breathing room on a 30-foot three-pointer with the shot clock winding down for a 68-63 lead with under a minute to play.
*Wilson was 6-of-6 at the line in the final 35 seconds to help put the game away.
*Wilson's 28 point night included 14-of-18 foul shooting and 6-of-11 from the field, while Herbeck's 18 points came on 6-of-6 three-point shooting.
*The Black Knights were over 50% from the field at 24-of-46.
*Brian Fitzpatrick led the Bison with 17 points on a perfect 8-of-8 from the field.
*Steven Kaspar added 13 points for Bucknell, while Ben Brackney had 11 and Cameron Ayers scored 10.
*Army snapped a seven-game losing skid against Bucknell and beat the Bison for the first time since 2011.