2012–13 Bucknell Bison men's basketball team

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2012–13 Bucknell Bison men's basketball
Bucknell Bison wordmark.png
Patriot League Tournament champions
Patriot League regular season champions
NCAA Tournament, Round of 64
Conference Patriot League
2012–13 record 28–6 (12–2 Patriot)
Head coach Dave Paulsen (5th season)
Assistant coach Dane Fischer
Assistant coach Aaron Kelly
Assistant coach Charles Lee
Home arena Sojka Pavilion
Seasons
2012–13 Patriot League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bucknell † 12 2   .857     28 6   .824
Lehigh 10 4   .714     21 10   .677
Lafayette 10 4   .714     19 15   .559
Army 8 6   .571     16 15   .516
American 5 9   .357     10 20   .333
Colgate 5 9   .357     11 21   .344
Holy Cross 4 10   .286     12 18   .400
Navy 2 12   .143     8 23   .258
2013 Patriot League Tournament winner

The 2012–13 Bucknell Bison men's basketball team represeted Bucknell University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bison, led by fifth year head coach Dave Paulsen, played their home games at Sojka Pavilion and were members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 28–6, 12–2 in Patriot League play to be crowned regular season champions. They were also champions of the Patriot League Tournament to earn an automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Butler.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Joshea Singleton Guard 6–3 212 Sophomore Kinston, North Carolina
3 Steven Kasper Guard 6–2 181 Sophomore Lakeland, Tennessee
5 Colin Kiebon Forward 6–8 233 Junior Shamokin, Pennsylvania
10 Brian Fitzpatrick Forward 6–8 238 Senior Cheshire, Connecticut
11 Ryan Hill Guard 6–3 202 Junior Steelton, Pennsylvania
12 Bryson Johnson Guard 6–2 194 Senior Lyons Brook, Nova Scotia
15 Joe Willman Forward 6–7 217 Senior Tinton Falls, New Jersey
22 Cory Starkey Forward 6–7 208 Sophomore Petoskey, Michigan
25 Matt Banas Forward 6–8 220 Freshman Hershey, Pennsylvania
31 Mike Muscala Forward/Center 6–11 234 Senior Roseville, Minnesota
32 Ryan Frazier Guard 6–0 185 Freshman Silver Spring, Maryland
33 Ben Brackney Guard 6–6 208 Junior Lincoln, Illinois
42 Cameron Ayers Guard 6–5 203 Junior Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
50 Don Hoffman Forward 6–7 220 Freshman Hawthorne, New Jersey

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
7:00 PM
at Purdue
2K Sports Classic
W 70–65  1–0
Mackey Arena (13,090)
West Lafayette, IN
11/13/2012*
7:00 PM
George Mason W 61–56  2–0
Sojka Pavilion (3,272)
Lewisburg, PA
11/16/2012*
7:00 PM
at Niagara
2k Sports Classic
W 88–71  3–0
Gallagher Center (1,814)
Lewiston, NY
11/17/2012*
5:30 PM
vs. New Mexico State
2k Sports Classic
W 62–49  4–0
Gallagher Center (645)
Lewiston, NY
11/18/2012*
1:30 PM
vs. West Alabama
2k Sports Classic
W 69–52  5–0
Gallagher Center (1,593)
Lewiston, NY
11/23/2012*
4:30 PM
at Penn State L 57–60  5–1
Bryce Jordan Center (7,713)
University Park, PA
11/27/2012*
7:00 PM
Dartmouth W 62–49  6–1
Sojka Pavilion (2,729)
Lewisburg, PA
12/01/2012*
7:00 PM
at Columbia W 65–57  7–1
Levien Gymnasium (N/A)
New York City, NY
12/04/2012*
7:00 PM
Kent State W 76–60  8–1
Sojka Pavilion (2,646)
Lewisburg, PA
12/15/2012*
7:00 PM
La Salle W 74–66  9–1
Sojka Pavilion (3,402)
Lewisburg, PA
12/17/2012*
7:00 PM
at Saint Francis (PA) W 76–49  10–1
DeGol Arena (721)
Loretto, PA
12/19/2012*
7:00 PM
Marist W 71–65  11–1
Sojka Pavilion (2,724)
Lewisburg, PA
12/22/2012*
7:00 PM
at Princeton L 67–79  11–2
Jadwin Gymnasium (3,090)
Princeton, NY
12/28/2012*
7:30 PM
at Loyola (MD) W 66–46  12–2
Reitz Arena (2,100)
Baltimore, MD
01/02/2013*
7:00 PM
at Cornell W 72–56  13–2
Newman Arena (1,471)
Ithaca, NY
01/05/2013*
4:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 12 Missouri L 64–66  13–3
Mizzou Arena (13,856)
Columbia, MO
01/12/2013
7:00 PM
Army W 76–55  14–3 (1–0)
Sojka Pavilion (3,782)
Lewisburg, PA
01/16/2013
7:00 PM
at Colgate W 73–59  15–3 (2–0)
Cotterell Court (612)
Hamilton, NY
01/19/2013
7:00 PM
Lafayette W 66–51  16–3 (3–0)
Sojka Pavilion (3,719)
Lewisburg, PA
01/23/2013
6:00 PM, CBSSN
Lehigh L 62–65  16–4 (3–1)
Sojka Pavilion (3,964)
Lewisburg, PA
01/26/2013
4:00 PM, CBSSN
at Holy Cross W 65–58  17–4 (4–1)
Hart Center (3,229)
Worcester, MA
01/30/2013
7:30 PM
at American W 56–55  18–4 (5–1)
Bender Arena (1,428)
Washington, D.C.
02/02/2013
7:00 PM
Navy W 69–54  19–4 (6–1)
Sojka Pavilion (3,716)
Lewisburg, PA
02/09/2013
4:00 PM
at Army W 60–58  20–4 (7–1)
Christl Arena (2,188)
West Point, NY
02/13/2013
7:00 PM
Colgate W 69–61  21–4 (8–1)
Sojka Pavilion (2,956)
Lewisburg, PA
02/16/2013
2:00 PM
at Lafayette L 62–63  21–5 (8–2)
Kirby Sports Center (3,244)
Easton, PA
02/18/2013
7:00 PM, CBSSN
at Lehigh W 61–55  22–5 (9–2)
Stabler Arena (3,774)
Bethlehem, PA
02/24/2013
12:00 PM
Holy Cross W 74–57  23–5 (10–2)
Sojka Pavilion (3,497)
Lewisburg, PA
02/27/2013
7:00 PM
American W 66–47  24–5 (11–2)
Sojka Pavilion (3,084)
Lewisburg, PA
03/02/2013
7:00 PM
at Navy W 62–46  25–5 (12–2)
Alumni Hall (4,833)
Annapolis, MD
2013 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament
03/06/2013
7:00 PM
Navy
Quarterfinals
W 58–42  26–5
Sojka Pavilion (2,663)
Lewisburg, PA
03/09/2013
4:30 PM, CBSSN
Army
Semifinals
W 78–70  27–5
Sojka Pavilion (2,784)
Lewisberg, PA
03/13/2013
7:30 PM, CBSSN
Lafayette
Championship Game
W 64–56  28–5
Sojka Pavilion (3,645)
Lewisberg, PA
2013 NCAA Tournament
03/21/2013*
12:40 PM, truTv
No. (11) vs. No. (6) Butler
Second Round
L 56–68  28–6
Rupp Arena (14,622)
Lexington, Kentucky
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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