Floyd’s Career-High 25 Points Lifts Holy Cross Past Lafayette 77-70
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Floyd’s points came on 11 of 13 shooting from the field, while also grabbing six rebounds and dishing out six assists.
Holy Cross improves to 11-6 overall and 2-2 in the Patriot League.
Lafayette falls to 4-11 overall and 1-3 in the conference.
Holy Cross Beats Lafayette
After leading 23-15 in the first half, Holy Cross saw their lead cut to two, 23-21 with just over six minutes to play in the half.
Holy Cross then responded with a 9-2 run to take a 32-23 lead.
The Crusaders would take a ten point lead, 40-30 into the break.
In the second half, Holy Cross maintained a ten point lead, 49-39, with 14 minutes to play before going on a 8-0 run to take a commanding 57-39 lead.
Holy Cross built their lead to 73-59 before Lafayette scored 11 points in the final 45 seconds to make the final score 77-70.
Jacob Grandson added 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the game.
Holy Cross returns to action on Monday, January 14 when they travel to Bucknell.
Game time is set for 7 p.m. and can be seen on the CBS Sports Network.
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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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