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ALUMNI REPORT: D-I basketball

Cecilia Collins was the only District 2 graduate on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball schedule Monday.

Here is a recap of how she did:


6-foot sophomore guard from Scranton Prep

Monday’s result

Bucknell, the No. 6 seed (13-17) lost at Lehigh, the No. 3 seed (17-13), 63-55 in a Patriot League quarterfinal.

Individual statistics

Started, played 34 minutes; 8/17 FG, 2/3 on 3-pointers, 3/3 FT, 21 points; 6 defensive rebounds; 2 assists; 2 blocks; 1 steal.


Bucknell led after one quarter of play, but Lehigh outscored the Bison, 17-7 in the second quarter to take a 25-21 lead into halftime. Bucknell was not able to catch the Mountain Hawks in the second half. … Lehigh was led by Frannie Hottinger and Mackenzie Kramer, the Patriot League Player of the Year. The duo combined for 55 of Lehigh’s 63 points. … The pivotal moment of the game came in the fourth quarter with Lehigh holding a 51-47 advantage. Bucknell’s Isabella King was called for a foul on a Lehigh 3-point attempt as the shot clock expired. The Mountain Hawks converted all three free throws and were able to ride out the remainder of the game. … Collins’ 21 points were a team high. … Collins led the Bison in scoring for the season averaging 14.1 points per game.

Up next

Season complete.

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