|4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET12:05 PM GMT8:05 PM 北京时间5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST, Nov 6, 2018
Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts Attendance: 1,032
Butler leads Holy Cross past Sacred Heart 93-81
- UVa's Bennett declines raise, aids staff
- Drake F Murphy charged after shooting
- Virginia raises banner, celebrates title
- DePaul, Leitao negotiating extension
- OVC tourney in Evansville through 2023
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Austin Butler scored 26 points and Holy Cross opened the season by shooting 56 percent from the floor as the Crusaders turned back Sacred Heart 93-81 on Tuesday night.
Butler hit 10 of 13 shots from the floor, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and reserve Patrick Benzan added 19 points on 9-of-10 shooting as Holy Cross sank 35 of 63 shots. Caleb Green hit half of his 10 shots and scored 13, while Matt Faw tossed in 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting from 3-point range.
Sean Hoehn paced the Pioneers with 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, while Koreem Ozier hit 9 of 16 shots and scored 23. Sacred Heart knocked down 31 of 46 shots from the floor (67 percent), but got off 17 fewer shots than the Crusaders.
Holy Cross had a 33-15 edge in points off turnovers and the Crusaders bench outscored their counterparts 29-8.
The Crusaders hit 6 of 11 from long range in the first half to take a 51-30 lead at intermission.
Updated November 6, 2018