Holy Cross Rolls Fairleigh Dickinson 67-49

Sunday, December 02, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Sports Team

The Crusaders were led by Jehyve Floyd, who poured in 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while blocking six shots.
The Holy Cross Crusaders men’s basketball team cruised past Fairleigh Dickinson 67-49 on Saturday afternoon.

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

Next Up

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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    PHOTO: Tunnelbug/flickr

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    Ralph Willard was the head coach.

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  • 6.

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  • 5.

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  • 2.

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    PHOTO: Goholycross.com



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