Holy Cross Suffers Worst Home Loss in Program History, Fall 69-34 to Navy
Thursday, February 08, 2018
The previous mark also came against Navy back in 2000 when Holy Cross fell 81-49.
The 34 points scored by Holy Cross is the fewest the program has scored since 1944.
The Crusaders fall to 8-16 on the season and 5-8 in the Patriot League
The Crusaders were out of the game early.
Navy opened on a 10-2 run and proceeded to lead 16-9 with 11 minutes to play in the half.
From that point, the Midshipmen used a 17-0 run to take a commanding 33-9 lead, before taking a 40-11 lead at the break.
Holy Cross got no closer than 24 points
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, February 10 when they visit Boston University.
Game time is set for 1 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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