ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Cam Davis had 22 points as Navy defeated Bucknell 60-59 on Wednesday night.
John Carter Jr. had 10 points for Navy (13-11, 7-6 Patriot League). Tyler Nelson added seven rebounds and Richard Njoku had three blocks.
Navy took the lead for good, 46-45, on a free throw by Davis with 7:50 remaining. Davis hit a 3-pointer with 3:09 to go, giving the Midshipmen a 56-50 lead. Bucknell trailed 59-56 when the Bison’s Andrew Funk missed a 3-pointer with 14 seconds remaining. Tyler Nelson added a free throw to give Navy a four-point lead that proved necessary after Bucknell’s Walter Ellis made a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Andrew Funk scored 20 points for the Bison (9-17, 5-8), who have lost five consecutive games. Walter Ellis added 11 points and Avi Toomer had seven rebounds.
The Midshipmen swept the season series. Navy defeated Bucknell 60-56 on Jan. 8.
Navy faces Boston University at home on Saturday. Bucknell plays American at home on Saturday.