Screen scores 20 to carry Bucknell past American 68-66
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Andre Screen tied his career high with 20 points as Bucknell narrowly defeated American 68-66 on Wednesday night.
Elijah Stephens missed a 3-pointer for a chance to win it for American with two seconds left.
Andrew Funk had 16 points for Bucknell (6-19, 3-10 Patriot League). Xander Rice added 11 points. Malachi Rhodes had seven rebounds.
Stacy Beckton Jr. had 18 points and five steals for the Eagles (6-17, 2-9), who have now lost four games in a row. Matt Rogers added 12 points and eight rebounds. Jaxon Knotek had 10 points.
The Bison evened the season series against the Eagles. American defeated Bucknell 63-55 on Jan. 16.
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Updated February 9, 2022