Holy Cross defeats Navy 74-69

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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP)—R.J. Evans scored 17 points and had six rebounds as Holy Cross came from behind to defeat Navy 74-69 on Wednesday night.

The Crusaders (14-12, 9-2 Patriot League), trailed 38-33 at halftime and used a 13-5 run in the second half to retake the lead.

A 3-pointer from the top of the key by Alex Vander Baan , who scored all 8 of his points in the second half, gave Holy Cross the lead for good at 66-63 with 5:45 to go.

Colin Cunningham scored 12 points and Andrew Keister added 10.

Navy (17-9, 6-5), which defeated the Crusaders earlier in the season 74-68, were led by Adam Teague and Chris Harris with 17 each. Kaleo Kina added 16 points and a game-high 8 assists for the Midshipmen.

Navy put together a 14-1 run early in the first half to take a 14-5 lead.

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Kaleo Kina Kaleo Kina
7-20,  16 Pts
9 Rebs, 8 Assists
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R.J. Evans R.J. Evans
8-12,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists

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