Holy Cross Falls to Colgate 59-53 in Regular Season Finale
Sunday, February 25, 2018
The Crusaders finish the season with a record of 8-10 in the Patriot League and 11-18 overall.
They finish sixth in the conference.
Holy Cross Can’t Hold on
The Holy Cross Crusaders led by 12, 29-17, early in the second half before Colgate went on a 16-5 run to cut Holy Cross’ lead to 34-33.
The Crusaders would hold onto a 40-39 lead with eight minutes, but Colgate went on a 9-0 run the to take the lead for good.
Holy Cross got within four points on two different occasions in the final two minutes, but Colgate sealed the game on the free throw line.
Holy Cross will return to action in the Patriot League Tournament starting on February 27.
Their opponent is yet to be determined.
Related Slideshow: 10 Biggest Games in Holy Cross Basketball History
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.
- NEW: Holy Cross Basketball Announces Completion of Coaching Staff
- Holy Cross Basketball Announces 2015-16 Schedule
- Holy Cross Basketball Picked to Finish 8th in Patriot League
- Holy Cross Basketball 2015-16 Season Preview
- NEW: Bill Carmody Named Holy Cross Basketball Head Coach
- NEW: Milan Brown Fired As Holy Cross Basketball Coach
- 6 Questions With Holy Cross Basketball Forward Amy Lepley
- 6 Questions With Holy Cross Basketball Guard Alex Smith
- Holy Cross Basketball Season Preview
- 10 Biggest Games in Holy Cross Basketball History
- Holy Cross Basketball to Play in Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational in 2016-17
- Holy Cross Basketball Picked 4th in Patriot League Preseason Poll
- Holy Cross Basketball Set to Face UMass at DCU Center
- Holy Cross Basketball to Unveil 2016 Patriot League Championship Banner Sunday
- Former Holy Cross Basketball Star and Game of Thrones Actor Fingleton Dead at 36
- Holy Cross Basketball Asst. Coach Kennedy to be in Tonight’s “House Hunters” Episode
- Holy Cross Basketball Releases 2016-17 Season Schedule
- Holy Cross Basketball’s Cullen Hamilton Honored With Richard Maloney Award
- Holy Cross Basketball to Play UMass at DCU Center on November 20
- Holy Cross Basketball Names Joe Scott as Assistant Coach
- Holy Cross Basketball Announces 2017-18 Non-Conference Schedule