Holy Cross Topples Southern In NCAA Tournament Play-In Game, Will Play Oregon

Go crazy, Worcester. The Holy Cross Crusaders are moving on. Holy Cross stunned the college basketball world last week when it upset Lehigh to win the Patriot League championship despite finishing its regular season with a 14-19 record. That win got the tiny Massachusetts college into the NCAA Tournament, but it still needed one more victory to secure a spot in the field of 64...
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March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: NFL Free Agency; Warriors; Westbrook; Holy Cross; Dog vs Kangaroo

NFL free agency got started, Steph Curry made a half-court shot because duh, Russell Westbrook had an incredible triple-double, and Holy Cross made the tournament… and they are probably even more surprised than you are. We get to all that and much more, here at the Thursday Cheat Sheet. We had a wacky day one of 2016 NFL free agency Day one of NFL free agency came on Wednesday...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Holy Cross beats Lehigh to win Patriot League Tournament

The Holy Cross Crusaders defeated the heavily favored Lehigh Nighthawks in Bethlehem tonight to win their sixth ever Patriot League Tournament and subsequently punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament next week. Malachi Alexander led Holy Cross with 26 points and nine rebounds as the Crusaders fought off a late second half rally. Ready for the crazy part? Holy Cross was 13-19 (5-13...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Holy Cross upsets Bucknell 77-72 in double overtime

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Malachi Alexander scored 20 points, including the go-ahead basket, and ninth-seeded Holy Cross overtook No. 1 Bucknell for a 77-72 double overtime win Thursday night to advance to the Patriot League semi-finals. After trailing much of the game, Holy Cross (12-19) got the first bucket of the second overtime period, Malachi's jumper, to make it 67-65, and led...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: College Coaches Stage WWE-Style Wrestling Match During Practice

In the city of Worcester, Massachusetts sits the Holy Cross Crusaders football team. The college who used to have yearly battles with Boston College and Syracuse is a member of the FCS now, but the following video is certainly big time college football worthy. At a recent practice, linebackers coach Alex Bresner and tight ends coach Steve Cully must have gotten a little too much...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Wrap: Holy Cross flounders sans backbone

Once seemingly invincible, the Holy Cross Crusaders have suddenly lost six consecutive games, dropping from second in the Atlantic Hockey standings all the way to seventh. The precipitous fall can be tied directly to one player in senior goaltender Matt Ginn. Ginn’s presence in net has served to help cloud the Crsuaders’ weakness on offense. On most nights, they […] The...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Tar Heels basketball player played a giant on ‘Game of Thrones’ (pic)

Neil Fingleton has gone on from an injury-plagued college basketball career with the North Carolina Tar Heels and Holy Cross Crusaders to become something of a bit player in the acting world. Fingleton, who graduated from Holy Cross before embarking on a professional basketball career that saw him playing in the ABA as well as […] The post Former Tar Heels basketball player played...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Holy Cross rallies to beat Colgate 69-68

Malcolm Miller scored 17 points Tuesday, including the game-winning free throw, and Holy Cross rallied in the second half to beat Colgate 69-68. Justin Burrell stole the ball on an inbounds pass, fed it to Eric Green for a dunk and Holy Cross led 67-65 with 25 seconds to play. Miller drew a foul and sank both free throws, and Holy Cross survived a 3-pointer at the buzzer by Murphy...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

American wins 11th straight 63-57 over Holy Cross

Tony Wroblicky had 18 points Saturday and Darius Gardner made big plays down the stretch to help American hang on for a 63-57 victory over Holy Cross. Jesse Reed used Wroblicky's high screen to free himself for a layup which gave American a 57-53 lead with 1:08 left to play. Holy Cross looked to answer, but Gardner knocked the ball from Anthony Thompson's hands, Marko Vasic gathered...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Holy Cross scores 21 straight, beats NJIT 74-55

Malcolm Miller had 18 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks on Saturday to lead Holy Cross past NJIT 74-55 in the first basketball game ever between the schools. The teams played closely until Holy Cross (6-5) broke the game open in the final 1:21 of the first half with three consecutive 3-pointers to go ahead 32-23 at the break. The Crusaders continued with the first 12 points...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dudzinski's 22 lifts Holy Cross past Albany 62-57

Dave Dudzinski had a game-high 22 points, and scored 13 of the final 15 points for Holy Cross as they outlasted Albany 62-57 Wednesday night. The Crusaders (5-3) faced an early 10-point deficit in the second half, but Malachi Alexander sparked a 12-2 run with a layup and two jumpers to tie the game at 40. Dudzinski hit two layups with a pair of free throws in between and Malcolm...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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