Patriot League Men's Basketball Recap - 12.16.13

PATRIOTLEAGUE.ORG Holy Cross' Dave Dudzinski
Holy Cross' Dave Dudzinski

Dec. 16, 2013

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Despite a double-double from Dave Dudzinski, Holy Cross fell 83-73 to Canisius in its return to the court on Monday at the Hart Center.

The Crusaders were playing for the first time in more than a week after breaking for final exams. Canisius took the lead for good with an 11-0 run in the first half, and held off Holy Cross down the stretch. The Golden GriffinsD hit a three-pointer with 1:36 left for a six-point lead, and made 8-of-10 free throws to seal the victory.

Dudzinski finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Malcolm Miller added 15 and Justin Burrell scored 11. Holy Cross shot 40.4% from the field and made just 7-of-24 shots from long range. For the full recap and box score from the game, go here

Lafayette is the next team to return from exam break when it hosts Immaculata on Tuesday.