Holy Cross Falls to Lafayette 60-48, Drops to 0-2 in Patriot League
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The three-point shooting percentage is Holy Cross’ worst percentage from three since 2012.
Holy Cross falls to 3-10 on the season and 0-2 in the Patriot League.
Holy Cross Falls Short
Holy Cross took a 24-21 lead into the second half before Lafayette opened the half on a 10-3 run to take a 31-27 lead.
The Leopards would build a 43-36 lead with ten minutes to play before Holy Cross would make a run.
The Crusaders used a 5-0 run to get within two, 43-41, before Lafayette closed the game on a 17-7 run to win the game 60-48.
Holy Cross starts Patriot League play with an 0-2 record for the first time since the 2014-15 season when they started 0-3.
The Crusaders return to action on Friday, January 5 when they visit Lehigh.
Game time is set for 6 p.m.
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.
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