Notre Dame, Ind. The No. 19th ranked Holy Cross College men’s basketball took on St. Xavier University at home this afternoon in a CCAC matchup. The Saints used balanced scoring with four players in double digits, behind Robby Jimenez‘s 26 points to secure the 77-64 victory. With the win, men’s basketball improves to 23-5 overall and 18-2 in conference play while SXU falls to 18-9 and 13-7.
Score: Holy Cross defeated SXU 77-64
Records: Holy Cross (23-5) | SXU (18-9)
Location: McKenna Arena | Holy Cross College | Notre Dame, Ind.
Robby Jimenez – 26 pts, 6-10 3-pt FG
Larenzo Moore – 13 pts, 11 rebs, 7 assists, 5-7 FG
Parker Sims – 12 pts, 4 rebs, 5-9 FG
Jordan Gaines – 11 pts, 5-13 FG
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Larenzo Moore posted another double-double with a 13 points and a team-high 11 rebounds
Holy Cross shot 53% from the field and 38% from behind the arc
SXU shot 47% from the field and 34% from three
The Saints lost the rebound battle 32-21, but had the 21-6 advantage in turnovers
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints will be back in action on Wednesday, February 19 when they travel to Trinity International University. Tipoff set for 8:30pm.