Holy Cross Falls to Rhode Island 88-66
Monday, November 20, 2017
The loss drops the Crusaders to 2-1 on the season.
URI Cruises in 2nd Half
Holy Cross trailed by three at the half, 40-37, before being outscored 28-29 in the second half.
The Rams led by as much as 12, 60-48 with 10:55 to play in the game before Holy Cross would cut their deficit to five, 62-57, with 8:27 to play in the game after a three from Matt Zignorski.
From there, the Rams would go on a 16-2 run sparked by a Nicola Akele three-point play and capped off by a jumper from Terrell to take a 78-59 lead with 4:53 to play.
Holy Cross would not get closer than 16 points the rest of the way.
Holy Cross returns to action on Wednesday, November 22 when they visit Fairleigh Dickinson.
Game time is set for 2 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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