Holy Cross Rolls Fairleigh Dickinson 67-49
Sunday, December 02, 2018
The win improves Holy Cross to 5-3 on the season, while the Knights fall to 3-4 overall.
Crusaders Roll in 2nd
After trailing 25-24 at the half, Holy Cross opened the second half with six straight points to take a 30—25 lead.
The Crusaders would have a five-point lead, 38-23, with 12 minutes to play before going on a 16-2 run over the next 7:45 to take a 54-35 lead and seal the game.
The Crusaders would lead by at least 12 points the rest of the way, eventually claiming an 18-point victory.
The Crusaders were led by Jehyve Floyd, who poured in 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while blocking six shots.
Holy Cross held the Knights to 29.6 percent shooting from the field and 18.8 percent shooting from three-point range, in addition to forcing 19 turnovers
The Crusaders return to action on Tuesday, Dec. 4, when they travel to Massachusetts for a 7:00 p.m. game.
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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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