2K Sports Classic - Purdue Falls 70-65 Against Bucknell - Game Recap

Bucknell earned a 70-65 victory over Purdue on Friday, getting 18 points from Cameron Ayers at Mackey Arena.

Bucknell won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as underdogs.

Bucknell got 14 points from Bryson Johnson and another 14 points from Mike Muscala. Bryson Johnson contributed 3 assists, while Mike Muscala cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Purdue got 15 points from Donnie Hale in a losing cause and another 12 points from D.J. Byrd. Anthony Johnson contributed 9 assists for them, while Ronnie Johnson had 6 rebounds.

Bucknell trailed at halftime, 33-27.

Bucknell had a 36-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.