Boston College 63, Holy Cross 60, OT

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BOSTON (AP)—Jared Dudley scored six points and grabbed a key rebound in overtime, helping Boston College pull out a 63-60 overtime win over Holy Cross on Thursday night.

Craig Smith led the Eagles (6-0) with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Jermaine Watson added 15 points and nine rebounds for BC, and Dudley finished with nine points.

Nate Lufkin led the Crusaders (4-3) with 12 points. John Hurley and Kevin Hyland had 11 points apiece.

After Lufkin’s two free throws gave Holy Cross a 57-55 lead, Steve Hailey tied it with two free throws. Hailey then sank a jumper over the edge of the backboard as the shot clock expired with 1:49 to play in overtime.

Kevin Hamilton missed a jumper for the Crusaders and Dudley grabbed the rebound and was fouled. He hit both free throws with 28 seconds left and sank two more with 5 seconds remaining.

Dudley’s basket with 2:02 to play in regulation moved BC ahead 53-51, but he missed a free throw that would have converted a 3-point play. The Crusaders tied it on Hyland’s put-back with 1:39 left.

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T. Thomas T. Thomas
5-8,  10 Pts
4 Rebs, 8 Assists
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C. Smith C. Smith
6-12,  21 Pts
10 Rebs, 1 Assists

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