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Beating the Odds: Five Reasons Why Crusaders Couldn’t Be More Proud of Men’s Basketball

1) The Crusaders earned the Patriot League’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after winning four road games

2) According to STATS, Holy Cross is only of of twenty-five teams since 1955 to get into the NCAA tournament with a losing record 

3) Their win against Southern University was HC Men’s Basketball’s first NCAA Tournament victory since it defeated Wake Forest on March 13, 1953 in the East Region Semifinal

4) Junior Robert Champion came off the bench against Southern to score a game-high 19 points

5) According to statistics from ESPN, Holy Cross is the third team with 19+ losses to win a NCAA Tournament game

To stay updated on the Holy Cross men’s basketball team, follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossMBB and on Facebook at HolyCrossBasketball!

Sophomore and History and English double major at the College of the Holy Cross
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