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Colgate Raiders (17-12)


Monday 2/12 Wednesday 2/14 Sunday 2/18 Wednesday 2/21 Saturday 2/24
@ Buck
L 64-65
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vs. Lehigh
L 78-88
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@ Ly-Md
W 68-47
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vs. Army
W 87-83
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HolyCr 53 - 59 Colg
Final
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Colgate rallies to top Holy Cross 59-53, earns No. 2 seed

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) Sean O'Brien scored 12 of his 13 points in the second half, surpassing 1,000 for his career in the process, and Colgate overcame a miserable start to defeat Holy Cross 59-53 on Saturday and secure the No. 2 seed for the Patriot League Tournament.

The Red Raiders (17-12, 12-6) shot 19 percent (4 of 21) and had 10 turnovers in the first hall, falling behind 22-12. In the second half they were 8 of 17 on 3-pointers - after a 1 for 8 first half - and shot 57 percent with just two turnovers. Their 11th win at home was the most in 23 years.

Jack Ferguson hit a 3-pointer and Jordan Burns followed with a 3-point play and 3-pointer for a 9-0 run that gave Colgate a 48-40 lead with 5:15 to play.

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Leaders
Points: W. Rayman14.3
Rebounds: W. Rayman6.4
Assists: S. O'Brien3.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: W. Rayman79.4%
3P%: W. Rayman41.5%
Steals: S. O'Brien1.2
Blocks: D. Batt1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia26-2
2 Michigan State27-3
3 Villanova25-4
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke24-5
6 Texas Tech22-7
6 Gonzaga27-4
8 Kansas23-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State27-3
2 Virginia26-2
3 Villanova25-4
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke24-5
6 Gonzaga27-4
7 Texas Tech22-7
8 Kansas23-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Patriot League Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Bucknell 16-2 22-9
Colgate 12-6 17-12
Navy 11-7 20-11
Lehigh 11-7 16-13
Boston University 10-8 14-15
Holy Cross 8-10 11-18
Lafayette 7-11 9-20
Army West Point 6-12 13-16
Loyola Maryland 6-12 8-21
American University 3-15 6-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 73.6 (186)
Rebounds: 8.6 (288)
Assists: 13.4 (195)
FG%: 44.9% (165)
FT%: 76.2% (31)
3P%: 36.4% (112)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.7 (134)
Rebounds: 23.7 (281)
Assists: 13.4 (172)
FG%: 45.2% (247)
FT%: 74.6% (328)
3P%: 37.0% (295)
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