Notre Dame, Ind. The Holy Cross men’s basketball team hosted East West University in a non-conference matchup this evening in McKenna Arena. After the first 20 minutes, Holy Cross led 35-34. The Saints would outscore the Phantoms 50-30 in the second half to take the 85-64 victory.
Score: Holy Cross defeated East West 85-64
Records: Holy Cross (3-1) | East West (2-10)
Location: McKenna Arena | Holy Cross College | Notre Dame, Ind.
Noel Mpie – 20 points, 17 rebounds
Ryan Black – 19 points, 5/9 FG, 6/6 FT
Storm Cook – 15 points, 3/6 3-pt FG
Jordan Gaines – 11 points, 4 assists
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Noel Mpie recorded a double-double with a team-high 20 points and 17 rebounds
Holy Cross shot 48% from the field and 39% from three
The Saints outrebounded East West 43-30, including pulling down 14 offensive rebounds
NEXT TIME OUT
The Saints will continue their non-conference play when host Governors State University on Saturday, December 19. Tipoff set for 3:00pm in McKenna Arena.