NCAA Basketball

Mackenzie scores 25 to lift Bucknell past Colgate 84-81

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Kimbal Mackenzie had 25 points as Bucknell edged past Colgate 84-81 on Wednesday night.

Mackenzie hit 13 of 16 free throws.

Nate Sestina had 15 points and nine rebounds for Bucknell (8-7, 2-1 Patriot League), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Avi Toomer added 12 points. Jimmy Sotos had six assists for the hosts.

After falling behind 40-36 at the half, Bucknell outscored Colgate 48-41 in the second half to earn the 3-point victory.

Jordan Burns had 28 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Raiders (9-7, 1-2). Rapolas Ivanauskas added 20 points. Tucker Richardson had seven assists.

Bucknell matches up against American (7-6, 1-1) at home on Saturday. Colgate plays Lehigh (9-4, 2-0) at home on Saturday.

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Updated January 9, 2019

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