WORCESTER, Mass. – Devin Brown scored 24 points and Andrew Keister had 21 points and 10 rebounds as Holy Cross came back to beat Army 85-75 Wednesday night after trailing by 12 points in the first half.
Andrew Beinert hit a pair of 3-pointers for the Crusaders (5-18, 4-5 Patriot League) to cap a 19-5 run that gave them a 67-55 lead with 6:56 remaining.
The Black Knights (11-13, 3-6) led 35-23 with 2:25 to go in the first half, but Holy Cross scored the final nine points of the half, seven by Keister, to trail just 35-32.
The lead changed hands four times in the second half before the game-breaking run by the Crusaders, who ended a four-game losing streak and beat Army for the second time this season.
Ella Ellis had 17 points for Army, Nathan Hedgecock 11 and Julian Simmons 10 — all in the first half.
Holy Cross held a 44-32 rebounding advantage, including 15-9 at the offensive end.