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The Holy War: PC Dominates Holy Cross

LaDontae Henton

The Crusaders of Holy Cross entered Friartown on Tuesday night with the aim to dismantle the undermanned Friars and capture a win against their Big East foe. But Providence had other plans for this holy war, leading 30-19 at the half and led by as much as 30 in the second half. The final result was a 61-42 victory over the Crusaders in a defensive-dominated performance.

Defensive State of Mind: For the second game in a row the Friars kept their opponent under 50 points. Holy Cross shot an average of 33.3% for both halves, but an abysmal 5% from three-point territory for the game, only connecting on 1-20. Although part of the responsibility for a poor shooting night from the Crusaders lies within their shot selection - such as freshman Cullen Hamilton missing all... Recommended Stories

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