Green’s 22 Points Not Enough, Holy Cross Falls 87-76 to Fairleigh Dickinson
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The loss drops the Crusaders to 2-2 on the season.
Holy Cross Can’t Hold on
Holy Cross led by seven, 62-55, with eight minutes left in the game, but were unable to close.
Fairleigh Dickinson went on a 17-2 run to take a 72-64 lead with just a few minutes left to go.
Holy Cross would battle back to get within four, but would get no closer.
The Crusaders shot 48.3 percent from the field and 34.8 percent from three in the game.
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, November 25 when they host Albany.
Game time is set for 1:05 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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