Holy Cross Misses 14 Free Throws in 68-67 OT Loss to Bucknell
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Floyd poured in 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Holy Cross.
The loss drops Holy Cross to 10-17 overall and 7-9 in the Patriot League.
Bucknell improves to 20-9 overall and 14-2 in the Patriot League.
Crusaders Fall in OT
With the game tied at 66 at the start of the overtime period, Bucknell’s Zach Thomas knocked down two free throws to give the Bison a 68-66 lead with 3:24 to go.
Holy Cross’ Austin Butler went to the free throw line with just over three minutes to play, but made only of the two shots.
There would be no more scoring the rest of the way as Bucknell would hang on.
Holy Cross shot 40% from the field and 23% from three in the game, but missed 14 free throws in the game.
The Crusaders return to action on Wednesday, February 21 when they host American.
It is their final home game of the regular season.
Game time is set for 7 p.m.
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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.
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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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