slides: 5 Takeaways From Holy Cross’ 73-69 Loss to New Hampshire
Friday, November 20, 2015
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Holy Cross trailed by one point, 40-39, early in the second half before allowing New Hampshire to score the next 13 straight points to go up 53-39.
The Crusaders would battle back to get within two, 67-65, with 2:52 left to play after the Crusaders used a 12-2 run to get back into the game. Holy Cross was still down by two, 71-69, in the final minute, however, New Hampshire grabbed a key offensive rebound and knocked down their free throws to seal the game.
Robert Champion led Holy Cross with a career high 19 points off the bench for the Crusaders.
Holy Cross returns to action on Sunday, November 22 when they visit Quinnipiac. Game time is set for 2 p.m.
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Holy Cross spent most of the game shooting three's and in doing so, failed to get to the free throw line.
The Crusaders got to the free throw line on seven times in the game, led by Anthony Thompson who got to the line five times.
The Crusaders shot 51 % from the free throw line.
By comparison, New Hampshire shot 13 free throws and made nine of them.
Holy Cross set new recorsds for three-pointers madeand three-pointers attempted. Holy Cross attempted 35 three-pointers andmade 15 of them to set a new record. The 15 made three's are both a school record and tied a Hart Center.
Robert Champion led Holy Cross with 10 attempted three-pointers,making five of them, while Anthony Thompsen attempted ten and made five of them.
Holy Cross shot 42% from three-point land overall.
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