Holy Cross Beats Navy 81-65 in 1st Round of Patriot League Tournament
Friday, March 02, 2018
Floyd’s points came on eight of nine shooting from the field. As a team, Holy Cross shot 67% from the field and 60% from three.
Holy Cross Dominates 2nd Half
The Crusaders held a 32-31 lead at the half before taking over in the second.
Over the first nine minutes of the second half, Holy Cross went on a 17-3 run to take a 49-34 lead.
Navy would get as close as seven points late in the half, but not any closer.
Holy Cross made 15 free throws in the final three minutes to seal the 16 point win.
Holy Cross returns to action on Sunday, March 4 when they travel to Colgate for the semifinals.
Game time is set for 12 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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