LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Zach Thomas notched his 14th double-double of the season with 27 points and 11 rebounds and top-seeded Bucknell survived upset-minded No. 8 seed Loyola (MD) 83-78 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament.
The Bison (23-9) move on to a semifinal matchup against No. 5 seed Boston University. The Terriers (15-15) ousted No. 4 seed Lehigh 88-82.
Kimbal Mackenzie hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 for Bucknell, while Stephen Brown added 16 points, four assists and two steals. Nana Foulland chipped in with 14 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five blocked shots and the Bison sank 27 of 38 free-throw attempts, compared to a 5-of-12 effort from the Greyhounds (9-22).