LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 27 points as Bucknell got past Holy Cross 77-65 in the Patriot League Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Holy Cross meets Bucknell in Patriot League quarters
Holy Cross (16-16, 7-12) vs. No. 2 seed Bucknell (19-11, 13-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Sojka Pavilion, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
Floyd leads Holy Cross over Lafayette 79-74
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd had 24 points as Holy Cross edged past Lafayette 79-74 in the Patriot League Conference Tourney first round on Tuesday night. Jacob Grandison added 22 points for...
No. 10 seed Holy Cross (15-16, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Lafayette (10-19, 7-11)
Patriot League Conference Tourney First Round, Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania; Tuesday, 7 p.m....
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson had 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as American rolled past Holy Cross 86-66 on Saturday.
Holy Cross seeks revenge on American
American (14-14, 8-9) vs. Holy Cross (15-15, 6-11)
Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts; Saturday, 12:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Holy Cross seeks revenge on American after...
Colgate beats Holy Cross 79-59 for record 20th win
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 28 points on 10-of-13 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds and Colgate beat Holy Cross 79-59 on Wednesday night for a program record 20th...
Colgate looks to extend streak vs Holy Cross
Holy Cross (15-14, 6-10) vs. Colgate (19-10, 11-5)
Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colgate looks for its seventh straight conference win against...
Faw scores 18 to carry Holy Cross past Lehigh 73-71
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd's 3-point play with 41.9 seconds left lifted Holy Cross to a 73-71 victory over Lehigh on Sunday.
Floyd was fouled while scoring after his offensive...
Holy Cross seeks revenge on Lehigh
Holy Cross (14-14, 5-10) vs. Lehigh (18-8, 11-4)
Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Holy Cross seeks revenge on Lehigh after dropping the first...
Harper scores 22 to lift Boston U. past Holy Cross 70-60
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jonas Harper had a season-high 22 points as Boston University got past Holy Cross 70-60 on Monday night.
Harper made 8 of 10 shots, including 6 of 8 on 3-pointers.
Max Mahoney had 11 points and 12 rebounds for Boston University (12-16, 5-10 Patriot League), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Tyler Scanlon added eight assists.
Jehyve Floyd had 18 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks for the Crusaders (14-14, 5-10). Austin Butler added 17 points.
Floyd leads Holy Cross over Bucknell 72-71
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd had 19 points and eight rebounds and Matt Faw hit a 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds left as Holy Cross narrowly beat Bucknell 72-71 on Saturday.
Kimball Mackenzie's 3-pointer with less than 10 seconds to play put Bucknell on top 69-68 but the Crusaders quickly got the ball downcourt to Faw on the left wing. He dribbled to the 3-point line, pump faked as a defender closing out flew by and nailed the game-winner, his only field goal of the game.
Jaworski, Petrie lift Lafayette over Holy Cross 69-67
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Justin Jaworski had 18 points, including two free throws with less than five seconds left, to lead five Lafayette players in double figures as the Leopards held on to beat Holy Cross 69-67 on Sunday. Alex Petrie added 13 points for the Leopards. Lukas Jarrett chipped in 12, E.J. Stephens scored 11 and Isaac Suffren had 10.
Lafayette (7-16, 4-8 Patriot League) totaled 47 first-half points, a season best for the team.
Boonyasith scores 17, American downs Holy Cross 66-49
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Jacob Boonyasith scored season bests with 17 points and five 3-pointers and American never trailed in beating Holy Cross 66-49 on Saturday.
American held the Crusaders to 18 first-half points, the fewest they have allowed this season.
Kostecka nets 26, game winner, Loyola nips HC 67-65 in OT
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Andrew Kostecka scored 26 points, the last coming on a layup as time expired in overtime, to give Loyola (Md.) a 67-65 win over Holy Cross on Saturday.
The Greyhounds got the ball off a Holy Cross turnover with 22 seconds left and called a timeout at 10 seconds to set up the winning play. Kostecka took the ball on the left wing, drove through the lane for a dipsey-do layup with 0.2 seconds to go.
Sestina scores 32 as Bucknell beats Holy Cross 93-78
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nate Sestina scored a career-high 32 points on 11-of-11 shooting, Kimbal Mackenzie topped the 1,000-point plateau, and Bucknell beat Holy Cross 93-78 Monday night for its third consecutive win.
Mackenzie, who finished with 17 points, hit a 3-pointer with 7:21 left in the first half that gave him 1,001 career points and pushed Bucknell's lead to 38-19. Avi Toomer added 13 points and Jimmy Sotos scored 10 with eight assists for the Bison (10-7, 4-1 Patriot League).
Holy Cross downs Lafayette 77-70 behind Floyd’s 25 points
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd scored a career-high 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting, grabbed six rebounds and dished six assists, and Holy Cross never trailed in its 77-70 win over Lafayette on Saturday to end a two-game skid.
Jacob Grandison added 18 points with eight rebounds and Caleb Green scored 15 for the Crusaders (11-6, 2-2 Patriot League), who finished shooting 56 percent and outscored the Leopards 42-16 in the paint. Austin Butler scored 10 points.
Floyd has 20 points, 15 rebounds to lead Holy Cross
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jehyve Floyd scored 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds as Holy Cross defeated Loyola Maryland 80-73 on Thursday night in a Patriot League opener.
Caleb Green added 16 points and five assists, Austin Butler added 15 points and Jacob Grandison 13 for the Crusaders (10-4), who shot 51 percent in winning their fourth straight game and ninth in the last 11.
Butler leads Holy Cross past Siena in 60-57 win
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Austin Butler scored 18 points and his go-ahead layup with 75 seconds left helped lift Holy Cross over Siena 60-57 on Saturday.
Siena led 31-26 at halftime and extended the margin to 47-37 with 11:48 remaining. The Crusaders (8-4) used a 19-4 run for a 56-51 lead on Jacob Grandison's layup with 3:59 left. Jimmy Ratliff narrowed Siena's deficit with a 3-pointer before Kevin Degnan's 3 put the Saints (4-8) up for the last time.
Floyd has go-ahead basket, big block in Holy Cross victory
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd scored a season-high 15 points, including the go-ahead basket, and blocked a shot at the buzzer as Holy Cross rallied for a 65-63 victory over Canisius on Thursday.
Cobb makes 6 straight FTs, lifts Holy Cross over UMass 82-78
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jacob Grandison scored 20 points, Caleb Green added 17 and Holy Cross held off Massachusetts for an 82-78 victory on Tuesday night.
Grandison was 6 of 14 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Green made 5 of 10 field goals and made six free throws in the final minute. Jehyve Floyd added 14 points and Matt Faw had 10 for Holy Cross (6-3).
Butler, Floyd lead Holy Cross over Fairleigh Dickinson 67-49
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Austin Butler scored 14 points with seven rebounds and three steals, Jehyve Floyd added 12 points, 13 boards, six blocks and four assists, and Holy Cross pulled away in the second half to beat Fairleigh Dickinson 67-49 on Saturday for the Knights' third straight loss.
Jacob Grandison scored 13 points with seven boards and Caleb Green scored 10 with six assists for the Crusaders (5-3), who held the Knights to 30 percent shooting and forced 19 turnovers.
Holy Cross blows big lead before winning in overtime
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob Grandison scored 17 points and Jehyve Floyd scored seven in overtime as Holy Cross recovered from blowing a 17-point second-half lead to beat Albany 69-65 on Tuesday night.
Caleb Green, who had 12 points for the Crusaders (4-2), opened the overtime with a basket then Floyd scored the next six points. Devonte Campbell's 3-pointer got the Great Danes (2-3) with three with nine seconds left but Patrick Benzan's free throw sealed the outcome. Benzan finished with 10 points.
Grandison scores career-high 24, Holy Cross tops Siena 57-45
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jacob Grandison made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points, Austin Butler had 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and Holy Cross beat Siena 57-45 on Sunday.
Holy Cross trailed 32-27 early in the second half before going on a 14-0 run, ending in back-to-back 3-pointers by Grandison. Matt Faw and Grandison each hit a 3-pointer to put Holy Cross up 15 with 4:55 left and the Crusaders led by double figures the rest of the way.
Butler, Grandison score 21 each, Holy Cross tops Stony Brook
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jacob Grandison and Austin Butler scored 21 points each and five players reached double figures as Holy Cross handed Stony Brook its first loss of the season, 84-70, Friday night in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament.
The Crusaders (2-2) made half their 60 shot attempts on 25 assists — Grandison led with 10. Jehyve Floyd scored 10 points with seven steals, Matt Faw scored 13 points and Caleb Green 10.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd scored 20 points and No. 6 seed Holy Cross shot 74 percent in the second half to beat third-seeded Navy 81-65 on Thursday night in a Patriot League quarterfinal.
Holy Cross (12-18) will play No. 2 seed Colgate in a semifinal.
Holy Cross comeback beats American, 70-64, takes over 6th
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jacob Grandison scored 11 of his team-high 16 points in the second half as Holy Cross erased a seven-point halftime deficit to post a 70-64 victory over American in the Crusaders' final home game of the regular season Wednesday night.
Bucknell hits 20-win mark for the 14th time
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Nana Foulland had 21 points and nine rebounds, Zach Thomas added 15 points and Bucknell held off Holy Cross 68-67 on Saturday as neither team made a field goal in overtime.
Foulland's dunk with 1:17 left in regulation put Bucknell in front until Jehyve Floyd made 1 of 2 free throws to tie it at 66. After Foulland missed an inside shot, Patrick Benzan of the Crusaders dribbled down the clock, curled off a high screen and missed a shot on a drive.
Floyd leads Holy Cross past Boston U 73-62
BOSTON (AP) — Jehyve Floyd scored 18 points with five rebounds, four blocks and three assists and Holy Cross defeated Boston University 73-62 on Saturday.
Jacob Grandison added 16 points and Patrick Benzan 15 for the Crusaders (9-16, 6-8 Patriot League), who dropped the first meeting 54-50 and were coming off a 35-point loss at home to Navy when they scored just 34 points.
Navy Midshipmen hang a near-record rout on Holy Cross, 69-34
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Cam Davis and George Kiernan combined to score 32 points and Navy held Patriot League rival Holy Cross to the second fewest point total allowed in program history, posting a 69-34 victory on Wednesday night.
Matt Faw's free throw with 16 seconds left allowed the Crusaders to escape the all-time low point total allowed set by Penn State on February 9, 1947 in the Midshipmen's 52-33 victory. The 35-point margin of victory is Navy's largest in series history.
Grandison leads Holy Cross over Loyola (Maryland) 73-57
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jacob Grandison scored a career-high 21 points and Holy Cross rolled to a 73-57 victory over Loyola (Maryland) on Saturday.
Holy Cross (8-15, 5-7 Patriot League) has won three of its last four games. Loyola (7-16, 5-7) has lost two straight.
Jehyve Floyd added 14 points for the Crusaders, who shot 54 percent from the field and made 17 of 20 free throws. Caleb Green and Karl Charles added 12 points apiece, and Austin Butler chipped in 10.
Butler scores 28 as Holy Cross defeats Lafayette 85-74
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Austin Butler scored a career-high 28 points with five 3-pointers, Jehyve Floyd scored 17 and Holy Cross broke open a close game with a 9-0 run in the second half to defeat Lafayette 85-75 on Saturday.
The Crusaders have won two in a row and three of their last four. Holy Cross shot 56 percent (33 of 59) from the field, with Floyd a perfect 8-of-8 shooting and Butler 11-of-15.
Floyd, Grandison’s late FTs help Holy Cross beat American
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jehyve Floyd had career highs with 22 points and six blocks and Jacob Grandison hit two free throws with 13.4 seconds left to help Holy Cross beat American 60-57 on Monday night.
Floyd shot 10 of 13 from the field. Caleb Green scored 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Grandison finished with five points, seven rebounds and five assists for Holy Cross (6-14, 3-6 Patriot League).
Holy Cross beats Army 70-66 behind Floyd’s 18 points
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jehyve Floyd had 18 points, nine rebounds and four blocks and Caleb Green scored 15 as Holy Cross beat Army 70-66 on Wednesday night.
Army's Jordan Fox made a pair of free throws with 2:27 left before Jacob Grandison made back-to-back 3s in a 60-second span to give the Crusaders a 68-64 lead. Matthew Wilson's dunk with 29 seconds to play brought the Black Knights within two points, but Patrick Benzan sealed with two free throws with 21 seconds to go.
Swopshire leads Colgate past Holy Cross 79-74
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Swopshire scored a season-high 22 points and Will Rayman tallied 15 points and nine rebounds to help Colgate hold off Holy Cross 79-74 in a Patriot League opener on Friday.
Jordan Burns finished with 12 points and five assists for the Raiders (6-6), who picked up their first road win of the season in seven tries. Colgate earned its third straight win and beat the Crusaders (3-9) on the road for the first time since 2011.
Siena holds off Holy Cross 71-65
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nico Clareth scored 29 points and Siena held on for a 71-65 win over Holy Cross to wrap up both teams' nonconference schedules on Friday night.
Roman Penn added 13 points including a pair of 3s for the Saints (4-9), who pulled away with a 10-1 run to lead 62-50 on Clareth's 3-pointer with 8:47 left. The Crusaders (3-8) closed within 66-61 on Matt Faw's 3-point play with 1:41 left, but Siena made 5 of 7 free throws to secure the win.
Holy Cross edges New Hampshire 62-58 to end six-game skid
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Austin Butler came off the bench to score 16 points, making 4 of 7 from 3-point range, and Matt Zignorski hit 3 of 4 free throws in the final 17 seconds for his only points of the game as Holy Cross held off New Hampshire 62-58 on Saturday to snap a six-game losing streak.
Caleb Green hit three 3-pointers and scored 12, Karl Charles added 10 points and five assists and Jehyve Floyd had nine points and nine rebounds for the Crusaders (3-6).
UMass place 3 in double figures, end 4-game skid 64-50
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Luwane Pipkins scored 13 points with two steals and four assists and Massachusetts opened up in the second half to defeat Holy Cross 64-50 Wednesday night and snap a four-game losing streak.
Unique McLean added 11 points for the Minutemen (4-5) and Malik Hines and C.J. Anderson scored 10 each. Hines and Anderson also grabbed eight rebounds apiece as UMass out-boarded Holy Cross 36-25.
Johnson gives La Salle 58-54 win over Holy Cross in Belfast
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — B.J. Johnson scored 15 points, including two free throws with 1.7 seconds left, and La Salle held off Holy Cross 58-54 on Saturday in the consolation game of the inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic.
Pookie Powell, who had 13 points, hit two 3-pointers during an early 8-0 in the second half to give the Explorers (5-4) a 42-26 lead. But in the final 15 minutes, La Salle made just four more baskets and the Crusaders (2-5) charged back.
Fairleigh-Dickinson pulls away late, beats Holy Cross 87-76
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Darnell Edge scored 12 of his 23 points during a late run in the second half to help Fairleigh Dickinson pull away and beat Holy Cross 87-76 on Wednesday.
Edge was 7 of 12 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Darian Anderson added 17 points and Mike Holloway Jr. had 16 for Fairleigh Dickinson (3-2), which shot 57 percent, but just 19 of 30 (63 percent) from the free-throw line.
Holy Cross downs American U 69-54 behind Husek’s 20
WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Husek scored 20 points on 8-for-9 shooting — including 4 of 5 3-pointers — and Robert Champion scored 16, including his 1,000th career point, and Holy Cross beat American U 69-54 on Sunday.
Jehyve Floyd's layup capped the Crusaders' 9-0 opening run, and Husek put Holy Cross up for good (11-9) with a layup en route to a 28-21 halftime lead.
Holy Cross storms back from 17 down to beat Army
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Karl Charles scored a career-high 24 points and Holy Cross rallied from a 17-point second half deficit to beat Army 85-76 on Wednesday night.
The Black Knights led Holy Cross 45-35 at halftime and extended their advantage to 56-39 after a Jordan Fox 3 with 16:56 remaining. But a Jehyve Floyd layup on the next possession sparked the Crusaders to a 24-9 run over the next nine-plus minutes to pull the score to 65-63.
Champion scores career-high 28, Holy Cross beats Quinnipiac
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Robert Champion made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 28 points, Karl Charles had 14 points and eight assists, and Holy Cross beat Quinnipiac 75-57 on Sunday.
Champion was 11 of 15 from the field, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range, and had six rebounds, four assists and five steals. His previous high was 25 points.
Maine hangs on to beat Holy Cross 55-53
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Ryan Bernstein and Ilker Er each scored 12 points and Maine held on to beat Holy Cross 55-53 on Wednesday night.
Er hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give Maine (3-6) a 50-39 lead but Holy Cross scored the next six points, highlighted by Jehyve Floyd's steal and fast-break dunk.