Scores

Final

Holy Cross 67

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Saint Joseph's 69

(2-0, 2-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 17, 2009

    Hagan Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    HC 31 3667
    JOES 37 3269

    Top Performers

    Holy Cross: R. Evans 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Saint Joseph's: T. O'Brien 10 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Saint Joseph's 69, Holy Cross 67

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Carl Jones scored 18 points and hit two key free throws to lift Saint Joseph's to a 69-67 win over Holy Cross on Tuesday night.

    Jones hit a jumper to give the Hawks (2-0) a 65-63 lead with 1:57 left, but Holy Cross' Andrew Beinert connected on a jumper at 1:43 to tie the score at 65.

    Jones made four straight free throws and the Hawks led 69-65 with 15 seconds left.

    Holy Cross' R.J. Evans missed a 3-pointer with 7 seconds on the clock, then teammate Adam May rebounded and missed a 3-pointer. Devin Brown rebounded for a putback with a second left and missed a free throw for the final margin.

    Todd O'Brien registered his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for Saint Joseph's, which led 37-31 at halftime.

    Brown led Holy Cross with 17 points while Evans had 16.

    The Crusaders dominated the boards, outrebounding the Hawks 50-33.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HC
    JOES
    Points 67 69
    FG Made-Attempted 28-73 (.384) 24-57 (.421)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-22 (.273) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 16-23 (.696)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 7

    2009-10 Season

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