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Sioux Falls, S.D. The 3-seed Holy Cross College men’s basketball team faced 6-seed Indiana Tech this morning in the first round of the NAIA DII Men’s Basketball National Tournament. After a slow start, the Saints found themselves down 27-24 at halftime. Holy Cross outscored Indiana Tech 36-29 in the second half, holding the Warriors to 28% shooting over the final 20 minutes. The Saints would go on to defeat Indiana Tech 60-56. With the win, men’s basketball advances to the Second Round of the National Tournament.
GAME DETAILS
Score: Holy Cross defeated IT 60-56
Records: Holy Cross (27-6) | IT (21-12)
Location: Sanford Pentagon | NAIA National Tournament | Sioux Fall, S.D.
SCORING SUMMARY
Larenzo Moore – 16 pts, 12 rebs, 5-10 FG
Robby Jimenez – 15 pts, 3-8 3-pt FG
Jordan Gaines – 12 pts, 6-11 FG
Noel Mpie – 10 pts, 11 rebs, 3-5 FG
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Larenzo Moore and Noel Mpie each recorded a double-double
Holy Cross shot 43% from the field and 40% from behind the arc
IT shot 31% from the field and 27% from three
The Saints won the rebound battle 39-31
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints will face Southern Oregon University in the second round of the NAIA National Tournament. Tipoff set for 9:30am EST.