Holy Cross (2-10) vs. Saint Joseph’s (6-5)
Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena, Philadelphia; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Kyrell Luc and Holy Cross will go up against Jordan Hall and Saint Joseph’s. The freshman Luc is averaging 13.4 points over the last five games. Hall, a sophomore, has scored 23 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 21.2 over his last five games.
TEAM LEADERS: The dynamic Hall has averaged 16.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.4 assists to lead the charge for the Hawks. Taylor Funk is also a primary contributor, putting up 14.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. The Crusaders are led by Luc, who is averaging 12.8 points.
CREATING OFFENSE: Hall has made or assisted on 59 percent of all Saint Joseph’s field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 24 field goals and 24 assists in those games.
SLIPPING AT 62: Holy Cross is 0-10 when it allows at least 62 points and 2-0 when it holds opponents to less than 62.
TWO STREAKS: Holy Cross has scored 61.3 points per game and allowed 75.7 over its six-game road losing streak. Saint Joseph’s has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 75 points while giving up 59.
DID YOU KNOW: Holy Cross is ranked second among Patriot League teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 32.5 percent. The Crusaders have averaged 11.6 offensive boards per game.
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