Crusaders Head To Loyola On Saturday
The Holy Cross men’s basketball team hits the road this weekend, heading to Loyola (Md.) for a 4:00 p.m. game on Saturday, Feb. 3. The contest between the Crusaders and the Greyhounds can be seen online through the Patriot League Network, and will also air live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Holy Cross owns an overall record of 7-15 on the season with a 4-7 mark in the Patriot League. The Crusaders have won three of their last five games, but are coming off a 71-67 setback against Lehigh on Monday night. Holy Cross currently leads the Patriot League with a +1.3 turnover margin, while standing second in scoring defense (69.5 points per game) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.1-to-1).
Junior forward Jehyve Floyd has led the team by averaging 11.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game, while ranking fifth in the nation with a .680 field goal percentage. Junior forward Karl Charles has also been playing well, with averages of 10.1 points, 3.1 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals per contest. Freshman guard Austin Butler has added 9.0 points and 3.0 boards per game, while freshman guard Caleb Green is chipping in with 8.8 points, 2.9 assists and 2.5 rebounds per contest.
Loyola enters the game at 7-15 overall and 5-6 in the Patriot League. The Greyhounds had won two straight games before falling 64-55 at Boston University on Wednesday.
Senior guard Andre Walker has led the team by averaging 17.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game, while hitting 34.8 percent of his three-point field goal attempts. Senior forward Cam Gregory has added 12.5 points and 8.4 boards per contest, while sophomore guard Chuck Champion is chipping in with 12.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.
After the contest with Loyola, Holy Cross will return home to face Navy at 7:05 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7.
Tickets to see the Crusaders in action are on sale now. Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to see the best collegiate basketball in Central Massachusetts! Tickets for Holy Cross basketball can be purchased online at GoHolyCross.com/tickets or over the phone by calling 1-844-GOCROSS.