Joliet, Ill. The Holy Cross men’s basketball traveled to Joliet, Illinois for the University of St. Francis New Year’s Classic. In the first day of the classic, Holy Cross faced #16 Faulkner University (Ala.). The Saints held a 43-38 advantage entering halftime. After a back and forth battle in the second half, the Saints fell 76-72.
Score: Holy Cross fell to Faulkner 76-72
Records: Holy Cross (4-2) | Faulkner (9-0)
Location: Sullivan Center | University of St. Francis | Joliet, Ill.
Beau Ludwick – 17 points, 7 rebounds, 8/9 FG
Storm Cook – 16 points, 4/9 3-pt FG
Ryan Black – 11 points, 5 rebounds, 3/4 3-pt FG
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Holy Cross shot 54% from the field and 42% from three
Faulkner shot 45% from the field and 30% from three
The Saints were outrebounded 35-28
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints take on Mount Vernon Nazarene University tomorrow at 1:30 EST in the second day of the St. Francis New Year’s Classic.