slides: Holy Cross Rolls BU in Patriot League Opener
Thursday, December 31, 2015
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Holy Cross led 54-51 with 11:43 to play in the game before going on a 10-0 run to go up 64-51. Malachi Alexander scored 5 of the 10 points during the run. Boston University would get no closer than 11 points the rest of the way.
The Terriers led at the half 40-35 but Holy Cross opened the second half on a 10-0 run over the first 3 minutes of the second half to take the lead.
Holy Cross was led by Malachi Alexander who netted 17 points on 7 of 8 shooting from the field.
Meanwhile, freshman Karl Charles followed up with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assist in the game.
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, January 2 when they travel to Navy. Tip off is set for 1 p.m.
Related Slideshow: 5 Takeaways From Holy Cross’ 84-60 Win Over Boston U.
Karl Charles had a solid all around game for Holy Cross, pouring in 15 points, pulling down 6 rebounds and dishing out 5 assists while blocking two shots and recording a steal.
Charles' 15 points came on 5 of 10 shooting from the field and 4 of 5 from the free throw line.
Charles has now reached double figures scoring in four straight games for the Crusaders.
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