Notre Dame, IN. The Holy Cross College men’s basketball team returned to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play this evening when they hosted Roosevelt University. The Saints defeated the Lakers 80-59. With the win, Holy Cross improves to 9-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play, while the Lakers fall to 0-1 and 0-1.
Score: Holy Cross defeated RU 82-78
Records: Holy Cross (9-3) | RU (0-1)
Location: McKenna Arena | Holy Cross College | Notre Dame, Ind.
Noel Mpie – 23 points, 9 rebounds, 9/14 FG
Jordan Gaines – 22 points, 9/16 FG
Ryan Black – 21 points, 5/11 3-pt FG
Storm Cook – 10 points, 2/4 3-pt FG
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Holy Cross shot 52% from the field and 44% from three
RU shot 38% from the field and 25% from three
HCC won the rebound battle 32-226.
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints travels to take on Lincoln College in a CCAC matchup on Wednesday, February 3. This will be the first meeting between the two teams. Tipoff set for 5:00pm EST.