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Butler Nets 16, Holy Cross Tops New Hampshire 62-58

Photo Credit: Mark Seliger Photography

Holy Cross snapped a five-game losing streak with a 62-58 win over New Hampshire on Saturday.

Austin Butler paced the Crusaders’ attack with a co-game-high 16 points.

Holy Cross took an eight-point lead into the final 1:03, but a 6-0 Wildcats run made it a 58-56 game with 34 seconds to go.


Final

1 2 T
UNH (2-8) 22 36 58
HC (3-6) 27 35 62

After a UNH foul, Caleb Green sunk one of two free throws, enhancing Holy Cross’ lead to 59-56.

The Wildcats’ Jordan Reed had a good look at the game-tying 3, but came up short, and a pair of Matt Zignorski free throws sealed the Holy Cross win.

The Crusaders connected on 11 3-pointers, four of which came from Butler, in the victory.

Holy Cross hosts Iona (5-5) on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7:05 p.m.

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