Scores

Final

American U 51

(8-19, 5-7 Patriot)

Holy Cross 64

(8-19, 5-7 Patriot)

    2:00 PM ET, February 21, 2010

    Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    AMER 24 2751
    HC 35 2964

    Top Performers

    American University: S. Lumpkins 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Holy Cross: A. Keister 15 Pts, 18 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Keister's 15 points, 18 boards power Holy Cross to win

    Associated Press

    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Andrew Keister scored 15 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to help Holy Cross defeat American U. 64-51 on Sunday.

    The Crusaders (8-19, 5-7 Patriot League) shot 50 percent (16 of 32) in the first half, building a 35-24 lead at halftime.

    American (8-19, 5-7) pulled within 48-41 on Stephen Lumpkins' two free throws with 8:50 to go, but wouldn't get any closer.

    Holy Cross answered with seven straight points to lead 56-41 on Eric Meister's layup with 2:11 left.

    The Crusaders scored 16 points off 14 turnovers and snapped a three-game losing streak to the Eagles.

    Holy Cross shot 46.5 percent from the field (25 of 55), while American connected on 39.6 percent of its shots (19 of 48), including 18.2 percent from 3-point range (4 of 22).

    Devin Brown added 16 points for the Crusaders and Dee Govens chipped in 10.

    Stephen Lumpkins scored 16 points for the Eagles.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMER
    HC
    Points 51 64
    FG Made-Attempted 19-48 (.396) 25-55 (.455)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-22 (.182) 1-4 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2009-10 Season

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