2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
4-22, 9th in SWAC
Bagley block followed by Allen skilled finish (0:31)
Motley's double-double leads Baylor past Southern (0:55)
Baylor's Motley not distracted by teammates heckling (2:23)
Breaking down Baylor's win over Southern (1:42)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Holy Cross is the third of four winners in Dayton after grinding out a win over Southern. Next up: Michigan and Tulsa, and warmups are underway.

AP

Holy Cross downs Southern in First Four

Robert Champion scored a game-high 18 points to lead the 15-19 Crusaders to a 59-55 victory. Holy Cross will play Oregon on Friday. Box score

AP

Southern takes first lead of the night

The Jaguars are starting to solve the Crusaders' 1-3-1 zone, ripping off a 16-3 run to go up 29-28 early in the second half. Adrian Rodgers has a game-high nine points. Follow live

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Holy Cross slowing the game down with its zone defense and long offensive possessions, both of which appear to be frustrating Southern heading into halftime. The Crusaders are having some success from 3-point range that is making a difference, but with just a 5-point lead, the Jaguars are well within striking distance.

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Halftime: Holy Cross 27, Southern 22

The Crusaders, who shot 50 percent in the opening half and were +12 beyond the arc, took a five-point lead into the locker room. Follow live

Holy Cross grabs lead in First Four game

With their recently-installed 1-3-1 zone defense, the Crusaders have forced four early turnovers In Dayton to grab a 12-4 advantage. The winner of Holy Cross- Southern will play Oregon. Follow live

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Can Holy Cross keep its postseason run alive in the First Four against Southern? The Crusaders are going to need a big game from forward Malachi Alexander, fresh off averaging 21 points per game in the Patriot League tournament.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Almost time to tip off the second night of the First Four. Southern has taken the court to get warm for the showdown with Holy Cross for the right to take on Oregon on Friday.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

After storming to take the Patriot League's automatic bid despite a 14-19 record, Holy Cross is out quite early soaking in the moment and gearing up for Southern in the First Four.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

University of Dayton Arena is quiet for now, but another big crowd is expected as the First Four wraps up tonight. Southern and Holy Cross will get the party started in a couple hours, followed by Michigan and Tulsa.

Team Stats

Points Per Game64.9
Rebounds Per Game30.6
Assists Per Game11.2
Points Allowed76.0Tied-280th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances9