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Patriot Tournament - Recap - Bucknell Defeats Lafayette 92-84

Bucknell got a 31-point performance from John Meeks, who added 11 rebounds as Bucknell ran past Lafayette 92-84 on Saturday at Kirby Sports Center.

Xander Rice had 19 points for Bucknell and Andrew Funk chipped in with 14 points. Walter Ellis had 4 assists for them, while John Meeks was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Lafayette got 28 points from Justin Jaworski in a losing cause and another 22 points from E.J. Stephens. Justin Jaworski contributed 5 assists for them, while Neal Quinn had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Bucknell were victorious, as the score was 46-38 at the break.

Bucknell won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-23.