Bucknell's Cameron Ayers
Nov. 19, 2013
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Three Patriot League men's basketball teams were in action on Tuesday, and each dropped their game as Bucknell lost 67-63 at St. John's, Army fell 89-74 at home against Delaware and Navy took a 67-42 loss at Virginia.
Six Patriot League teams are in action on Wednesday, including Colgate making its home debut against Cornell on Patriot League Network at 7 p.m. Lafayette goes to Princeton and Holy Cross is at Fairfield in 7 p.m. tip-offs, while American goes to No. 8/8 Ohio State (Big Ten Network), Lehigh is at Pittsburgh (ESPNU) and Loyola Maryland visits UMBC (MASN) at 7:30 p.m.
Recaps, box scores and notes from Tuesday's games are included below.
at St. John's 67, Bucknell 63
*Bucknell was up by as many as nine points in the second half, but St. John's turned it around with an 11-0 run midway through the half to go on to the win.
*The run put the Red Storm up 59-51 with 5:01 left, and Bucknell never got closer than four the rest of the way.
*Cameron Ayers led Bucknell with a career-high 25 points, while Brian Fitzpatrick finished with 12 and Dom Hoffman scored 10.
*The Red Storm had 13 blocked shots, while the Bison did not block any.
Delaware 89 at Army 74
*Army was within five points early in the second half before Delaware went on a 23-5 run to take command in the 15-point win.
*Kevin Ferguson had his first double-double for the Black Knights with 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Dylan Cox and Kyle Wilson also finished with 14 points.
*Army shot just 2-of-21 from three-point range, and drops its second straight home game.
at Virginia 67, Navy 42
*Virginia led from start to finish in the 67-42 win over Navy.
*Brandon Venturini was the only Navy player in double figures with 15 points.
*Navy's two-game win streak came to an end.