Crusaders Set For Game At Army
The Holy Cross men’s basketball team plays its second straight road game this week, heading to Army West Point for a 7:00 p.m. contest on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The game between the Crusaders and the Black Knights 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 9-16 on the season with a 6-8 mark in the Patriot League. The Crusaders stand just 4-8 on the road this season, but have won their last three games away from home (including a 73-62 triumph at Boston University on Saturday). Holy Cross currently ranks second in the Patriot League in scoring defense (68.6 points per game) and turnover margin (+1.0 turnovers per game).
Junior forward Jehyve Floyd has led the team by averaging 12.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game, while ranking fifth in the nation with a .677 field goal percentage. Freshman guard Austin Butler has also been playing well, with averages of 8.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per contest. Freshman guard Caleb Green has added 8.7 points, 2.9 assists and 2.5 boards per game, while freshman forward Jacob Grandison is chipping in with 8.0 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest.
Army currently stands 13-12 overall and owns a 6-8 mark in conference play. The Black Knights have lost five of their last six games, including a 68-59 setback against Navy on Saturday.
Junior guard Jordan Fox has led the team by averaging 14.2 points, 4.2 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game, while hitting 41.5 percent of his three-point attempts. Sophomore center Matt Wilson has added 12.5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, while sophomore guard Tommy Funk has posted 10.1 points, 5.8 assists and 3.1 boards per contest.
After the contest with Army, Holy Cross will return home to face Bucknell at 12:05 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17.
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.