Sacred Heart vs Holy Cross

Holy Cross 71, Sacred Heart 60


WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Devin Brown's 22 points led Holy Cross to a 71-60 nonconference victory over Sacred Heart on Friday night.

Brown scored 13 in the first half, when the Crusaders (4-6) took a 35-20 lead. The senior guard's layup 9:59 before halftime capped an 18-2 run that put Holy Cross ahead 24-8.

Holy Cross shot 51.7 percent (15 of 29) in the first half to 32.1 percent (9 of 28) by Sacred Heart.

The closest the Pioneers (5-6) came in the second half was nine points, 63-54, on Shane Gibson's layup with 1:34 left. The Crusaders hit 8 of 10 free throws the rest of the way to secure the victory.

R.J. Evans scored 12 points and Justin Burrell had 10 points and six assists for the Crusaders, who had a 19-2 advantage in fast-break points.

Gibson and Justin Swidowski scored 14 points each for Sacred Heart. Swidowski grabbed 11 rebounds.

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Sacred Heart Pioneers
C. Evans, F242-61-23425
F. Akinpetide, F151-60-08112
J. Swidowski, C296-152-2111214
S. Gibson, G325-122-220514
E. Kelley, G274-91-23129
S. Dulaire201-44-69116
L. Montes160-30-02230
P. Gaetano131-20-02413
S. Glowiak131-60-03112
N. Greenbacker112-40-00025
Totals 23-6710-1447152060
Holy Cross Crusaders
R. Evans, F306-130-062212
D. Dudzinski, F282-71-29026
P. Beans, C211-30-05043
D. Brown, G297-145-921022
J. Burrell, G283-74-416110
E. Obeysekere201-35-95217
J. Harris123-40-02007
M. Miller122-30-04014
T. Abt100-10-02120
J. Stevens100-20-01410
Totals 25-5715-2437161471
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Boston U.12-618-14187
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Army West Point6-1213-19267
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