slides: 5 Takeaways From Holy Cross’ 92-59 Loss to #2 Kansas
Thursday, December 10, 2015
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Holy Cross trailed 50-33 at the half but came out in the second half on fire. Holy Cross started the half on a 13-2 run over the first four minutes to cut Kansas' lead to just six points, 52-46.
However, the Jayhawks came back with a 17-1 run spanning over the next seven minutes to take control of the game.
The Crusaders would get no closer than 18 points in the final ten minutes.
Karl Charles led Holy Cross with 12 points, going 8 of 10 from the free throws. Charles also recorded four steals in the game.
Malachi Alexander followed up with 11 points for the Crusaders.
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, December 12th when they travel to Hartford, Connecticut to take on the University of Hartford. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.
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Getting to the Line
One of the positive things coming out of this game for Holy Cross is that they got to the free throw line.
The Crusaders go to the free throw line 23 times and knocked down 19 free throws. The Crusaders were led by Karl Charles who got to the line 10 times and made 12 free throws.
Kansas only got to the line 12 times and made all 12 free throws.
Karl Charles led Holy Cross with three rebounds but the Crusaders wre dominated on the glass, being out rebounded 31-17 in the game.
Holy Cross was out rebounded 9-6 on the offensive glass resulting in 16 second chance points for the Jayhawks.
Holy Cross had four second chance points.
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