Cannady, Princeton beat Bucknell men

LEWISBURG (AP) — Devin Cannady scored 19 points, Steven Cook added 17 more and Princeton held off Bucknell for a 72-70 win Thursday night.

Princeton (5-6) opened up a 15-point lead midway through second half but had to scramble down the stretch as Bucknell chipped away, cutting the gap to 70-67 with Stephen Brownás 3-pointer with six seconds left. Cannady sank a pair of free throws to stretch the advantage back to five with three seconds left and then Brown nailed another 3-pointer at the other end as time expired.

 

PRINCETON 72, BUCKNELL 70

PRINCETON (5-6)

Weisz 3-9 1-1 8, Miller 0-0 0-0 0, Cook 5-12 4-6 17, Stephens 5-11 0-0 10, Cannady 4-6 8-10 19, Gladson 0-2 0-0 0, Brennan 1-1 0-0 2, LeBlanc 0-0 1-2 1, Aririguzoh 0-2 2-2 2, Young 1-3 2-3 5, Bell 4-9 0-0 8. Totals 23-55 18-24 72.

BUCKNELL (8-5)

Thomas 5-9 7-9 21, Foulland 2-4 6-9 10, Jones 1-4 0-0 3, Mackenzie 2-4 0-1 6, Brown 5-9 3-4 16, Moore 0-1 0-0 0, Sestina 1-6 0-0 2, Toomer 1-1 0-0 3, Robertson 0-0 0-0 0, Azzinaro 0-1 0-0 0, OáReilly 3-6 0-0 9. Totals 20-45 16-23 70.

Halftime–Princeton 32-24. 3-Point Goals–Princeton 8-21 (Cook 3-4, Cannady 3-5, Young 1-3, Weisz 1-5, Bell 0-2, Stephens 0-2), Bucknell 14-27 (Thomas 4-5, Brown 3-4, O’Reilly 3-6, Mackenzie 2-4, Toomer 1-1, Jones 1-3, Azzinaro 0-1, Moore 0-1, Sestina 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Princeton 34 (Weisz 11), Bucknell 26 (Thomas 11). Assists–Princeton 12 (Weisz 5), Bucknell 14 (Brown 5). Total Fouls–Princeton 21, Bucknell 20. A–3,216 (4,000).

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