Lafayette vs Holy Cross

Lafayette 54, Holy Cross 43


WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Trailing by 10 points at halftime, Lafayette outscored Holy Cross 40-19 in the second half en route to a 54-43 victory Thursday night in Patriot League play.

The Leopards (8-11, 3-1) were led by forwards Ryan Willen and Dan Trist, and guard Tony Johnson, who scored 11 points apiece. Holy Cross (8-10, 2-2) did not have a single player in double figures. Leading scorer Devin Brown and Mike Cavataio led the Crusaders with 8 points each.

Trailing 24-14 at the half, Lafayette went on a 17-2 run to open the second half and take a 31-26 lead. Five different Leopards scored in that stretch, which kick-started Lafayette toward a 49-40 lead with 3:36 left.

The Leopards connected on 7 of 23 shots from the 3-point arc. Holy Cross, meanwhile, hit just 1 of 14 3-point attempts, 7.1 percent. The Crusaders shot 18 for 54 from the floor, 33.3 percent.

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Holy Cross (8-10)241943

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Lafayette Leopards
R. Willen, F303-114-452211
J. Mower, F273-60-02549
D. Trist, C225-141-231111
R. Delaney, G311-50-07003
T. Johnson, G264-52-223211
S. Hinrichs190-22-22012
L. Giese151-40-01032
J. Ptasinski151-50-01013
N. Petkovich121-40-05212
L. Smith30-00-00000
Totals 19-569-1031131554
Holy Cross Crusaders
R. Evans, F221-70-04112
D. Dudzinski, F200-20-03040
P. Beans, C213-61-34127
J. Burrell, G232-70-04025
D. Brown, G223-92-21018
M. Cavataio263-62-27208
J. Stevens252-81-24235
E. Obeysekere201-30-09012
D. Goens133-40-01006
T. Abt80-20-01210
Totals 18-546-93881543
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Holy Cross0-03-6287
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