Holy Cross Rolls Loyola Maryland 73-57
Sunday, February 04, 2018
Jehyve Floyd with another big blocked shot!— Holy Cross MBB (@HCrossMBB) February 3, 2018
Holy Cross 30, Loyola 15, 6:40 1st half. pic.twitter.com/OE5NptFujm
With the win, Holy Cross improves to 8-15 on the season and 5-7 in the Patriot League.
Loyola falls to 7-16 overall and 5-7 in the conference.
Holy Cross Rolls
Holy Cross got off to a hot start, jumping out to an early 13-2 lea with 13:53 to play in the half.
The Crusaders built up a 30-13 lead before Loyola cut it to 13 before the break. Holy Cross would take a 39-26 lead at the half.
In the second half, Loyola cut the lead to eight points, 50-42, with 12:52 to play in the game before Holy Cross put the game away.
The Crusaders went on an 11-2 run with Freshman forward Jacob Grandison scoring five of the 11 points.
Grandison finished the game with a career-high 21 points to lead Holy Cross to the win.
Junior Jehyve Floyd added 14 points.
Holy Cross returns to action Wednesday, February 7 when they host Navy.
Game time is set for 7 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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