Scores

Final

Belmont 81

(5-1, 3-1 away)

Holy Cross 70

(2-3, 1-1 home)

7:30 PM ET, November 23, 2013

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut

1 2 T
BEL 44 3781
HC 26 4470

Top Performers

Belmont: C. Bradshaw 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Holy Cross: A. Thompson 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Belmont drops Holy Cross 81-70

Associated Press

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Craig Bradshaw scored 21 points to lead Belmont to an 81-70 victory over Holy Cross Saturday night at the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.

Belmont (5-1) held a commanding 44-26 halftime lead, then held on as Holy Cross (2-3) outscored the Bruins 44-37 in the second half. The Crusaders narrowed the lead to 7 points three times. The latest was when Dave Dudzinski made a layup, cutting the lead to 76-69 with 3:09 remaining. They could never get closer.

Holy Cross (2-3) led at the beginning of the game, but a Drew Windler 3-pointer at the 17:15 mark gave the Bruins the lead for good.

Reece Chamberlain had 17 points, J.J. Mann added 16 and Blake Jenkins had 12 points and 8 rebounds for Belmont. The Bruins hit 56.9 percent of their field goals, making 52.9% of their 3-point shots.

Cullen Hamilton had 16 points for Holy Cross.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BEL
HC
Points 81 70
FG Made-Attempted 29-51 (.569) 21-47 (.447)
3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 21-24 (.875)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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