Scores

Final

Lafayette 67

(4-11, 0-1 Patriot)

Holy Cross 81

(6-10, 1-0 Patriot)

    3:30 PM ET, January 10, 2009

    Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    LAF 24 4367
    HC 36 4581

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: J. Kari 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast

    Holy Cross: A. Keister 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Holy Cross 81, Lafayette 67

    Associated Press

    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Andrew Keister had 17 points and 9 rebounds, and Pat Doherty came off the bench to key a decisive 15-4 run in the second half as Holy Cross beat Lafayette 81-67 on Saturday.

    Holy Cross (6-10, 1-0 Patriot League) never trailed, opening up a 21-12 lead with 10:25 left on a layup by Colin Cunningham.

    Marek Koltun later scored to cut the lead to 25-21 with 5:21 left in the first half for Lafayette (4-11, 1-0).

    Doherty, however, scored four points as the Crusaders outscored the Leopards, 11-3, to take a 36-24 lead at the half. He rallied the Crusaders again with a steal, an assist and a pullup jumper during a 15-4 surge to make it 59-44 with 6:50 remaining.

    Jeff Kari finished with 16 points and four assists for Lafayette. Andrew Beinert added 16 and Ryan Willen ended up with 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    HC
    Points 67 81
    FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 27-51 (.529)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 21-27 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 15

    2008-09 Season

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