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Holy Cross MBB outlast Governors State

by | Dec 20, 2020 | Basketball Blogs, Featured | 0 comments

Notre Dame, Ind.  The Holy Cross men’s basketball team hosted Governors State University in a non-conference matchup this afternoon in McKenna Arena. The Saints found themselves down 32-30 entering halftime after a late basket by the Jaguars. Holy Cross battle back in the second half and took a six-point lead with 1:30 to play and were able to hold onto the 68-66 victory.


Score: Holy Cross defeated GSU 68-66

Records: Holy Cross (4-1) | Governors State (2-6)

Location: McKenna Arena | Holy Cross College | Notre Dame, Ind.



Jordan Gaines – 20 points, 8 assists, 9/12 FG

Noel Mpie – 17 points, 13 rebounds

Ryan Black – 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4/97 3-pt FG

Storm Cook – 10 points, 2/3 3-pt FG



Noel Mpie recorded another double-double with 17 points and team-high 13 rebounds

Holy Cross shot 48% from the field and 50% from three

Governors State shot 42% from the field and 47% from three



After Christmas break, the Saints will play #16 Faulkner University (Ala.) in the University of St. Francis New Year’s Classic on Tuesday, December 29. Tipoff set for 1:30pm EST.