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Holy Cross tune up for Patriot League play by beating Marist

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Robert Champion scored 23 points and defending Patriot League champion Holy Cross won its final nonconference tuneup, beating Marist 68-59 on Friday.

Champion was 7-of-12 shooting, making three 3-pointers, and sank all six of his free throws to lead the Crusaders (6-7), winners of three of their last four games.

The Crusaders stepped up again on defense. They are ranked first in the Patriot League in scoring defense (64.8) and steals (8.6) and bettered those stats against the Red Foxes, who committed 18 turnovers, 12 on steals.

Brian Parker led the Red Foxes with 16 points and nine rebounds. Marist (4-9) has lost five straight.

Holy Cross led 36-31 at halftime and was ahead by 21, 61-40, after a Champion 3-pointer with 7:56 left. Marist cut the lead to 66-59 on an Obi Momah basket with 29 seconds left but Champion added two free throws.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Marist 312859
home team logo Holy Cross 363268
Team Stats
away team logo Marist 12-19 67.3 PPG 33.6 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Holy Cross 16-17 67.2 PPG 29.9 RPG 15.5 APG
Key Players
2
B. Parker 14.9 PPG 3.8 RPG 3.5 APG 48.9 FG%
3
J. Grandison 13.9 PPG 5.0 RPG 2.9 APG 42.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB