Mathon scores 21 to lift Boston U. past Bucknell 63-61

BOSTON -- — Sukhmail Mathon had a career-high 21 points plus 18 rebounds as Boston University beat Bucknell 63-61 on Saturday in a Patriot League opener.

Mathon made two free throws with 58 seconds remaining for a 62-59 lead and added another with two seconds left after Andrew Funk scored for Bucknell.

Javante McCoy had 17 points for Boston University (10-4, 1-0 Patriot League). Walter Whyte added 10 points and eight rebounds.

Funk had 25 points for the Bison (3-10, 0-1). Andre Screen added 10 points, three assists and three blocks. Josh Adoh also scored 10 points.


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