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Columbia knocks off Bucknell 73-59

Nov 25, 2009 - 4:24 AM NEW YORK(AP) -- Noruwa Agho scored 23 points and Columbia finished the game on a 30-8 run to defeat Bucknell 73-59 on Tuesday night.

Agho was 7-for-8 on 3-point attempts to help Columbia (2-1) go 13 of 18 from beyond the arc (72.2 percent).

He hit consecutive 3-pointers to cut Bucknell's lead from 51-43 with 10:16 left to 51-49 with 8:24 remaining.

Columbia tied the score at 54 on Patrick Foley's free throw with 4:55 remaining and quickly took a 59-54 lead on another 3-pointer by Agho with 3:45 remaining.

Bucknell (3-2) cut the advantage to 60-57 on Patrick Behan's free throw with 2:53 left, but didn't score again until Joe Willman's layup at the buzzer.

Foley added 13 points, going 2 of 3 from the 3-point line, and Niko Scott hit 2 of 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points.

Behan led Bucknell with 15 points, Stephen Tyree added 12 points and G.W. Boon had 11.








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    BUCKNELL 59
    COLUMBIA 73 FINAL

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    COLUMBIA 29 HALFTIME

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