Scores

Final

Northeastern 47

(12-15, 8-8 CAA)

Holy Cross 61

(15-11, 5-7 Patriot)

    4:00 PM ET, February 23, 2008

    Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    NE 21 2647
    HC 32 2961

    Top Performers

    Northeastern: M. Adako 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    Holy Cross: T. Clifford 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    Holy Cross 61, Northeastern 47

    Associated Press

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Tim Clifford scored 26 points, including six in a decisive 11-3 run late in the second half, to propel Holy Cross to a 61-47 win over Northeastern on Saturday.

    Greg McCarthy contributed 11 points for the Crusaders (15-11), who played without starting forward Alex Vander Baan.

    Eugene Spates had 12 points to lead Northeastern (12-15) while team leading scorer Matt Janning was held to 11, five below his average.

    McCarthy scored seven points in the first half as Holy Cross took a 32-21 halftime lead.

    The Crusaders pulled ahead by as much as 36-23 in the second half before the Huskies pulled within 46-42 with 4:40 left.

    Holy Cross went to its strength, getting the ball inside to Clifford, who scored six in an 11-3 run as the Crusaders pulled in front 57-45 with 2:01 to play.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NE
    HC
    Points 47 61
    FG Made-Attempted 15-52 (.288) 25-43 (.581)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 4-10 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 7-11 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

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