The event was a part of the Be Well Series.
Until 1999, only one New England basketball team had ever won the NCAA men’s tournament. And despite not even having a home court located on campus, they triumphed in the tournament whose modern day incarnation has come to rule the college basketball world.
The Holy Cross men’s basketball team has announced its youth boys’ basketball camp dates for the summer of 2017. There will be two camp sessions this year, with the first running from June 19-22, and the second taking place from June 26-29.
The Holy Cross men’s basketball team will embark on an international journey next season! The Crusaders are scheduled to take part in the first-ever Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic, which will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from Dec. 1-2, 2017. Holy Cross is one of four teams which will play in the event, along with La Salle, Manhattan and Towson.
Navy’s George Kiernan hit a three-pointer with 29.2 seconds remaining to break a 42-42 tie and left the Midshipmen to a 49-42 victory over the Holy Cross men’s basketball team in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament at Alumni Hall.
The Holy Cross men's basketball team will begin Patriot League Tournament action when it plays at Navy in the quarterfinals on Thursday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. The game between the Crusaders and the Midshipmen can be seen live on the internet through the Patriot League Network. In addition, the game can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Holy Cross senior forward Malachi Alexander has been selected to the 2016-2017 All-Patriot League third team in men's basketball, as voted by the conference's head coaches. He was also one of five players chosen to the Patriot League All-Defensive team.
Senior guard Robert Champion scored a game-high 27 points, but it was not enough as the Holy Cross men's basketball team was defeated by Boston University 71-68 in overtime at the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex.
The Holy Cross men's basketball team plays its final game of the regular season when it faces Boston University on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2:05 p.m. The game between the Crusaders and the Terriers can be seen live on the internet through Crusader Vision the Patriot League Network.
A group who set numerous school records and won several conference championships headline this year's class of seven individuals who will be inducted into the Holy Cross Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame this year. The 2017 inductees into the Hall of Fame are Maureen Flanagan, Maggie Fontana, Jack O'Connor, Kate O'Shaughnessy, Keith Simmons, James Sixsmith and the Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J.
The Crusaders conclude the regular season on Saturday at home versus BU.
Four years ago, Crusader basketball fans were introduced to a new recruiting class, eager to start their legacy at Holy Cross in the fall of 2013. With each recruiting class, it is hard to predict which incoming freshmen will specifically contribute down the line and lead the team over the next four seasons.