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Bucknell beats American 64-59 in Patriot League quarterfinal

WASHINGTON (AP) Avi Toomer scored 18 points and No. 7 seed Bucknell pulled away with a 6-1 surge in the final minute to beat second-seeded American 64-59 on Thursday night in a Patriot League quarterfinal.

Bucknell (14-19) will play in a Sunday semifinal at third-seeded Boston University (19-13), which swept the Bison in the regular season.

Toomer was 6 of 9 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Paul Newman added 12 points and John Meeks had 10 for Bucknell.

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Leaders
Points: S. Nelson18.5
Rebounds: M. Gasperini5.1
Assists: S. Nelson4.7
FG%: S. Nelson48.8%
FT%: S. Nelson65.5%
3P%: J. Harris39.9%
Steals: S. Nelson2.8
Blocks: S. Beckton Jr.1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Villanova24-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Baylor26-4
5 Florida State26-5
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Duke25-6
9 Creighton24-7
9 Villanova24-7
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Patriot League Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Colgate 14-4 25-9
Boston University 12-6 21-13
American University 12-6 16-14
Lafayette 10-8 19-12
Army West Point 10-8 15-15
Navy 8-10 14-16
Bucknell 8-10 14-20
Loyola Maryland 7-11 15-17
Lehigh 7-11 11-21
Holy Cross 2-16 3-29
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.6 (159)
Rebounds: 9.0 (248)
Assists: 12.8 (201)
FG%: 45.7% (71)
FT%: 70.3% (195)
3P%: 34.0% (137)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.5 (181)
Rebounds: 23.9 (294)
Assists: 12.0 (127)
FG%: 44.6% (267)
FT%: 69.9% (140)
3P%: 31.9% (112)

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