Grandison’s Back-to-Back Threes Lift Holy Cross Over Army 70-66
Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Grandison finished the game with nine points on 3 of 6 shooting from three in the game.
Holy Cross shot 40% from three overall in the game.
The win improves the Crusaders to 5-13 overall and 2-5 in the Patriot League.
Holy Cross Wins it in Final Minutes
Holy Cross trailed Army 64-62 with under two minutes to play in the game before Grandison knocked down back-to-back three-pointers to give the Crusaders a 68-64 with 38.2 seconds left.
The Black Knights cut the Crusaders lead to 68-66 with under 20 seconds left before Holy Cross’ senior guard Patrick Benzan knocked down two free throws with 18.9 seconds left to seal the win.
The Crusaders were led by Jehyve Floyd, who poured in 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and four blocked shots.
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, January 20 when they visit Bucknell.
Game time is set for 12 p.m.
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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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