Etherly helps Loyola (Md.) hold off Bucknell 72-67

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LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Erik Etherly scored 18 points to lead four Loyola (Md.) players in double figures as the Greyhounds held off Bucknell 72-67 Wednesday night.

Etherly was 6 of 9 from the field. He also had eight rebounds, four assists and four blocked shots for Loyola (9-3), which snapped a two-game skid.

There were nine ties and 12 lead changes in the game, with the last tie at 60 with 5:42 to go. The Bison (8-6) then held the lead until Dylon Cormier's three-point play with 3:36 to go made it 66-64. Shane Walker hit a 3-pointer for a five-point lead and Loyola hit 3 of 4 free throws to seal it.

Cormier and Justin Drummond had 14 points apiece for the Greyhounds. Walker added 10.

Mike Muscala led Bucknell with 24 points, hitting 8 of 17 field goals and 8 of 12 free throws.

The Greyhounds outrebounded the Bison 36-25.