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Holy Cross 58, Colgate 55

HAMILTON, NY (AP) -- Tim Clifford scored 18 points to lead Holy Cross in a 58-55 win over Colgate Tuesday.

Keith Simmons scored 16 points and Torey Thomas added 11 for Holy Cross (15-6, 6-0 Patriot League).

John Simon led Colgate (6-13, 1-5) with 22 points as the team lost its fifth consecutive game.

A three by Simmons found the bottom of the net with 20 seconds left to give Holy Cross the lead following a time out.

Holy Cross held on when Kyle Chones was partially blocked on his attempt to tie the contest.

There were five lead changes and two ties in the final four minutes of the game.

Simon tied the game at 55-all with less than a minute to play.

A three by Simmons found the bottom of the net with 20 seconds left to give the Crusaders the win.