Bucknell 69, Pittsburgh 66 (story)
- How important was this win by Bucknell at
Pittsburgh, the first time they had beaten Pitt anywhere since Jimmy V roamed the Bison sideline in the Seventies? How big was an balanced offensive attack that saw three Bucknell players score in double figures, a team effort over a Big East club that outshot and outrebounded them? How huge was the biggest win in the history of the Patriot League?
It was important enough that your humble narrator broke away from his luxurious and romantic extended-weekend Saratoga Springs getaway with The Official Wife Of The Mid-Majority™, just to make brief mention of it. Navigating through the dimly lit hallways of a 18th Century mansion, braving dodgy electricity and wrangling with bizarre internet settings was required, but when I saw the headline in the Albany Times-Union
this morning, I knew it had to be done. Chris over at Hoop Time
will ably take the details from here; I have to go finish my croissant and fresh-squeezed orange juice in my plush terrycloth bathrobe.
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