Holy Cross Edges Army 70-65
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The win improves the Crusaders to 10-1 overall and 7-8 in the Patriot League.
Holy Cross Edges Army
The Crusaders trailed Army 65-64 with under a minute to play when guard Patrick Benzan drove to the basket and converted a layup to give Holy Cross a 66-65 lead.
On Army’s ensuing possession, the Crusaders forced a turnover which set up a breakaway dunk by Austin Butler to put Holy Cross up 68-65.
Butler would seal the win a few seconds later at the free throw line.
Holy Cross was led by freshman Caleb Green, who poured in 18 points.
Holy Cross returns to action Saturday, February 17 when they host 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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