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Manis Nets 18 As Holy Cross Falls To Boston College 70-61

Holy Cross Athletics   12-06-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC BC
Points 61 70
Rebounds 43 31
Turnovers 11 18
FG Percent 33.3 48.9
3FG Percent 25.0 41.7
FT Percent 61.1 63.3
Box Score

WORCESTER, Mass. – Sophomore Lauren Manis earned her fourth double-double of the season for the Holy Cross women’s basketball team with 18 points and 13 rebounds, but the Crusaders fell to Boston College 70-61 on Wednesday night at the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex.

Senior Infiniti Thomas-Waheed also scored in double figures for Holy Cross (3-5), tallying 15 points with a pair of steals. Sophomore Madalyn Smith added eight points with two assists while shooting 3-for-5 from the field. The Eagles (4-5) were led by Georgia Pineau, who earned a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds. 

Boston College shot 48.9 percent from the field, while Holy Cross shot 33.3 percent. The Eagles also had the edge in rebounds, 43-31. 

WOMAN OF THE MATCH PRESENTED BY THE UNITED STATES MARINES

  • Following the game, Manis was selected as the Woman of the Match presented the United States Marines.
  • She led Holy Cross with 18 points and 13 rebounds while adding a game-high four steals.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Holy Cross held the advantage throughout most of the first quarter, leading by as many as six points in the later stages of the quarter. The Crusaders led 16-13 at the end of one.
  • Boston College battled into a three-point lead early in the second quarter but Holy Cross managed to tie the game 25-25 before heading to the locker room at halftime.
  • The Eagles led by nine points late in the third quarter, but a last-second three-point shot from Smith made it a 48-42 game at the end of the third.
  • The Crusaders were within one point early in the fourth, but Boston College put together an 11-1 run to extend its lead en route to a 70-61 win.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Boston College saw 66 of its 70 points scored (94%) from their starters, notching just four points from the bench.
  • The Crusaders tallied 23 points off turnovers.
  • The Eagles shot 41.7% (5-for-12) from behind the arc, while Holy Cross shot 25% (6-for-24).

UP NEXT

  • Holy Cross returns to action this Saturday, Dec. 9, as the Crusaders play host to Vermont at 12:05 p.m.

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