Floyd’s 22 Points Helps Holy Cross Edge American 60-57
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The win improves Holy Cross to 6-14 overall and 3-6 in the Patriot League. American falls to 5-15 overall and 2-7 in conference.
Holy Cross Holds On
Holy Cross trailed by three, 55-52, before a layup by Floyd and a three by freshman Jacob Grandison put the Crusaders ahead, 57-55.
They would not trail the rest of the game.
American cut Holy Cross’ lead to one, 58-57, with under a minute to go before Grandison knocked down two free throws with 13.4 seconds left to put Holy Cross up 60-57.
American’s James Washington missed a three in the final seconds as Holy Cross escaped with the win.
Holy Cross shot 59.5% from the field and 46% from three.
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, January 27 when they host Lafayette at the Hart Center.
Game time is set for 2 p.m.
Related Slideshow: 10 Biggest Games in Holy Cross Basketball History
Holy Cross vs Michigan in NCAA Tournament
The game marked Holy Cross' first NCAA Tournament appearance in 21 seasons.
After leading 72-70 with less than 5 minutes to play, the Crusaders fell 92-81.
Holy Cross was led that season by Ronnie Perry, however, he was injured for this game.
Holy Cross vs Duquesne - NIT Championship game
Holy Cross won the NIT Championship game 71-62 over Duquesne.
The Crusaders were led by Togo Palazzi who was named MVP of the tournament.
Palazzi went as the number one pick in the NBA Draft to the Boston Celtics a couple of months later.
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