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Burrell Leads Holy Cross Past Navy 64-52

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Justin Burrell scored 17 points and Phil Beans scored eight of his 10 points in the second half as Holy Cross handed Navy its 16th straight loss, 64-52, on Wednesday night.

Holy Cross (10-13, 4-5 Patriot League) jumped out to an early 10-1 lead but Navy rallied to tie the score 24-all at halftime.

The Midshipmen (3-20, 0-9) took a 34-31 lead in the second half behind a Jordan Sugars’ 3-pointer. But the advantage was short lived, as the Crusaders used a 16-5 run to go ahead 47-39 with 10:10 left to play.

Beans, who capped the spurt with a layup, had five points during the run and Burrell added a 3-pointer.

Burrell made three 3-pointers and converted on 8 of 10 free throws.

Navy shot just 20 of 52 from the field.

Sugars led the Midshipmen with 20 but no other Navy player scored more than seven points.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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