Scores

Final

Holy Cross 62

(11-17, 3-10 Patriot)

Army 69

(15-13, 8-5 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, February 27, 2013

    Christl Arena, West Point, New York

    1 2 T
    HC 28 3462
    ARMY 30 3969

    Top Performers

    Holy Cross: J. Burrell 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Army: E. Ellis 31 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Army 69, Holy Cross 62

    Associated Press

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Ella Ellis scored 31 points, making all 13 of his free-throw attempts in the second half, as Army rallied to defeat Holy Cross 69-62 Wednesday night for a school-record fifth straight Patriot League win.

    The Black Knights (15-13, 8-5) are assured their first non-losing season since 1984-85 (16-13) and first Patriot League winning record. They also beat the Crusaders 80-66 on Jan. 30 for their first sweep of that series.

    Army trailed 22-14 at the 7:08 mark, then surged ahead to lead 30-28 at the break.

    Holy Cross (11-17, 3-10) regained the lead in the second half. Tied at 44 with 10:33 remaining, Army pulled away as Ellis scored 15 points, including two 3-pointers, in a 6-minute span.

    Ellis is the first Army player to surpass 1,500 points since 2002 and his 1,528 points rank sixth all-time.

    Dave Dudzinski's 15 points led the Crusaders, who have dropped four straight games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HC
    ARMY
    Points 62 69
    FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 20-57 (.351)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 8-25 (.320)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 21-27 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 7

    2012-13 Season

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