Scores

Final

Marist 56

(0-4, 0-4 away)

Holy Cross 68

(1-6, 1-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 30, 2009

    Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    MRST 18 3856
    HC 36 3268

    Top Performers

    Marist: D. Kaba 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast

    Holy Cross: M. Cavataio 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Holy Cross 68, Marist 56

    Associated Press

    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Mike Cavataio scored 19 points as Holy Cross defeated Marist 68-56 for the Crusaders first win of season on Monday night.

    Cavataio added eight rebounds and Andrew Keister contributed 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Crusaders (1-6).

    Holy Cross took an early 14-1 lead on a layup from R.J. Evans with 15:10 remaining in the first half. The Crusaders closed the first half with an 8-0 run, and led 36-18 at halftime.

    Marist shot only 35 percent in the first half (7-for-20). The Red Foxes went on to trail by double digits for most of the game, and pulled no closer than eight points. Candon Rusin's 3-pointer with 1:57 left pulled the Red Foxes within 64-56.

    The Red Foxes (0-4) were led by Daye Kaba and Rusin with 12 points apiece.

    Holy Cross shot 57.9 from the field (22-for-38), including 61.5 percent in the first half (16-for-26).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRST
    HC
    Points 56 68
    FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 22-38 (.579)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 20-23 (.870)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

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