- Associated Press - Saturday, December 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - B.J. Johnson scored 22 points, Jordan Price added 20 points, nine boards and three steals, and La Salle beat Bucknell 83-73 on Saturday to snap the Bison’s four-game win streak.

Price’s jumper tied the game at 44 early in the second half and Johnson’s dunk 30 seconds later gave La Salle (4-2) the lead for good and its third straight win. Johnson’s 3 with 13:24 remaining put the Explorers up 58-48.

Bucknell, which led 44-42 at halftime, never got the deficit to fewer than 10. Johnson made another 3 at the 10:15 mark to push the lead to 67-51. La Salle was 8 for 16 from 3-point range.

The Bison shot 58.6 percent in the first half but just 39 percent after the break.

Stephen Brown had 15 points and six assists, and Nate Jones scored a career-high 15 points for Bucknell (6-3).


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