By Chuck Burton
College Sports Journal
BETHLEHEM, PA – We break down the Bucknell game – and we give our fearless prediction, below the flip.
When most people think of Bucknell, they tend to think of basketballs, not footballs.
Part of that comes from their upset of Kansas in the NCAA Tournament, the, um, SECOND most talked-about Patriot League upset over a legendary hoops program in the NCAA tournament.
Occasionally, when the Bison start out strong, the local parer, the Daily Item, has some good coverage of the team in their backyard. It sometimes even shares space with Penn State, whose long shadow covers Lewisburg as well.
But with a 1-5 start, the local reporters don't file the same reports. After the Bison's 35-7 drubbing at Harvard, there were many Boston-area reports of progress, but nothing from Bucknell's local paper.