Foulland leads the Bison to home win

LEWISBURG — Nana Foulland scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Bucknell to a 75-62 win over Robert Morris on Wednesday night.

Foulland was 10 of 14 from the field for the Bison (2-1). Zach Thomas added 19 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Nate Sestina chipped in 10 points. The team averaged 45.9 percent shooting from the field and 75 percent from the line.

Bucknell led from the start and Thomas downed a 3-pointer late in the first period to make it 21-15 with 4:52 to go in the half. The Bison led 31-23 at the break.

In the second period, a Thomas layup put Bucknell up 50-35 with 12:13 left to play. Robert Morris got as close as 67-60 with 2:05 remaining but a Foulland tip-in and a dunk by Sestina after that kept the Bison on top.

Billy Giles led Robert Morris (0-3) with 18 points.

 

Bucknell 75,  Robert Morris 62

ROBERT MORRIS (62)

Tate 1-2 0-0 2, B.Burke 2-5 0-0 4, Stewart 3-11 2-4 8, Still 2-9 3-4 8, D.Burke 1-4 2-2 4, Mantovani 0-3 0-0 0, Giles 8-10 2-2 18, McConnell 5-7 0-0 13, Allen 1-3 0-0 2, Wright 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 24-57 9-12 62.

BUCKNELL (75)

Thomas 6-13 5-6 19, Foulland 10-14 3-5 23, Brown 1-4 0-0 3, Jones 2-6 3-3 7, Mackenzie 2-6 2-2 6, MacLeay 1-1 0-0 2, Moore 0-0 2-2 2, Sestina 5-5 0-0 10, Toomer 0-3 0-2 0, Robertson 0-0 0-0 0, OáReilly 1-5 0-0 3, Azzinaro 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 28-61 15-20 75.

Robert Morris    23  39–62

Bucknell    31  44–75

3-Point Goals–Robert Morris 5-13 (McConnell 3-5, Wright 1-3, Still 1-4, Stewart 0-1), Bucknell 4-22 (Thomas 2-6, Brown 1-2, O’Reilly 1-4, Toomer 0-2, Azzinaro 0-2, Jones 0-3, Mackenzie 0-3). Fouled Out–Brown. Rebounds–Robert Morris 31 (Mantovani, Giles 6), Bucknell 33 (Thomas 11). Assists–Robert Morris 12 (Still 4), Bucknell 17 (Thomas 8). Total Fouls–Robert Morris 15, Bucknell 17. A–2,205 (4,000).

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