Scores

Final

Lafayette 65

(5-11, 0-1 Patriot)

Holy Cross 70

(2-13, 1-0 Patriot)

    3:30 PM ET, January 8, 2011

    Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    LAF 33 3265
    HC 28 4270

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: T. Johnson 7 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Holy Cross: A. Beinert 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

    Holy Cross 70, Lafayette 65

    Associated Press

    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Andrew Beinert scored 21 points and Holy Cross snapped a five-game losing streak, beating Lafayette 70-65 on Saturday in the Patriot League opener for both teams.

    The Crusaders trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half. A 3-pointer by Beinert capped a 14-1 run and put the Crusaders ahead 59-56 with 4:55 remaining. Devin Brown, who had nine points, scored the game's final six points for the Crusaders as they closed on a 7-2 run.

    The score was tied six times and there were 10 lead changes.

    Beinert made 5 of 6 3-pointers for the Crusaders (2-13), who have beaten Lafayette eight times in a row at home. Andrew Keister added 15 points, on 5-of-6 field-goal shooting.

    Darian Benbow scored 13 points, Nick Petkovich had 11 and Jared Mintz 10 for the Leopards (5-11), who have lost five of their past six games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    HC
    Points 65 70
    FG Made-Attempted 21-56 (.375) 24-56 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 15-19 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 5

    2010-11 Season

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