Crusaders Hit The Road To Face Bucknell
The Holy Cross men’s basketball team hits the road this week, heading to Bucknell for a 12:00 p.m. game on Saturday, Jan. 20. The contest between the Crusaders and the Bison will be televised live by WQMY TV and the Patriot League Network, and will also air live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Holy Cross owns an overall record of 5-13 on the season with a 2-5 mark in the Patriot League. The Crusaders are coming off a 70-66 victory over Army West Point on Wednesday, and have now won two of their last four games. Holy Cross currently leads the Patriot League with a +1.8 turnover margin.
Junior forward Jehyve Floyd has led the team by averaging 10.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game, while ranking first in the league with a .664 field goal percentage. Junior forward Karl Charles has also been playing well, with averages of 10.0 points, 2.8 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals per contest. Freshman guard Caleb Green has added 8.9 points, 2.7 assists and 2.5 boards per game, while freshman guard Austin Butler is chipping in with 8.0 points and 2.7 rebounds per contest.
Bucknell currently stands 12-8 overall and is in first place in the Patriot League with a 6-1 mark in conference play. The Bison have won five straight games, including a 78-70 victory at Loyola (Md.) on Wednesday.
Senior forward Zach Thomas has led the team by averaging 21.4 points and 9.7 rebounds per game, while hitting 43.3 percent of his three-point attempts. Senior center Nana Foulland has posted 16.1 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per contest, and senior guard Stephen Brown has added 13.3 points, 4.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game.
After the contest at Bucknell, Holy Cross will remain on the road for a 7:00 p.m. game at American on Monday, Jan. 22. The match-up between the Crusaders and the Eagles will be shown live to a national audience on the CBS Sports Network.
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.