Bison win Las Vegas tourney division

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach Thomas had 22 points and seven rebounds, Nana Foulland made 9 of 10 shots and scored 18 points, and Bucknell beat Northern Colorado 75-63 on Friday night for the Las Vegas Invitational’s Upper Division trophy.

Foulland had 10 of Bucknell’s 12 points during a second-half stretch and the Bison went on an 8-0 run to take a 59-57 lead.

Nate Sestina and Stephen Brown made big 3-pointers down the stretch for Bucknell. Sestina’s, off an assist from Brown, made it 68-62 and Brown’s pushed it to 71-63 with 2:11 left.

BUCKNELL (5-2)

Thomas 7-14 5-6 22, Foulland 9-10 0-1 18, Mackenzie 1-4 5-6 7, Brown 5-10 0-1 12, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, MacLeay 1-2 1-2 3, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Sestina 3-6 0-0 7, Toomer 0-0 0-0 0, O’Reilly 2-9 0-0 6. Totals 28-56 11-16 75.

N. COLORADO (2-4)

Sylla 2-2 0-0 4, Vercellino 0-1 1-2 1, Radebaugh 2-3 0-0 5, Miles 5-12 3-4 16, J.Davis 12-20 2-3 28, Edwards 0-1 0-2 0, Carey 2-5 0-1 4, Dotson 2-7 1-2 5. Totals 25-51 7-14 63.

Halftime–Bucknell 39-35. 3-Point Goals–Bucknell 8-23 (Thomas 3-4, Brown 2-6, O’Reilly 2-9, Sestina 1-1, MacLeay 0-1, Mackenzie 0-1, Jones 0-1), N. Colorado 6-21 (Miles 3-8, J.Davis 2-5, Radebaugh 1-2, Vercellino 0-1, Carey 0-2, Dotson 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Bucknell 28 (Thomas 7), N. Colorado 27 (J.Davis 6). Assists–Bucknell 12 (Brown 6), N. Colorado 9 (Radebaugh 3). Total Fouls–Bucknell 16, N. Colorado 19.

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