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State basketball roundup (Feb. 14): Bucknell cruises past Loyola Maryland men, 94-53

State basketball roundup (Feb. 14): Bucknell cruises past Loyola Maryland men, 94-53

Men

Bucknell 94, Loyola Maryland 53: Stephen Brown scored 20 points, Zach Thomas had 12 points and 12 rebounds and the host Bison (19-9, 13-2) routed the Greyhounds (8-18, 6-9) to clinch the Patriot League regular season title.

Bucknell has won 12 of its last 13 games, including six straight at home, and will be the top seed into the league tournament for the seventh time in the last eight seasons.

The Bison have a four-game lead over Colgate after the Raiders lost to Lehigh at home Wednesday, and Navy with three games remaining.

Nate Sestina added 18 points and Nana Foulland 15 for Bucknell, which shot 53 percent from the floor...

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