WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Gerrale Gates had 23 points as Holy Cross slipped past Loyola (MD) 68-64 on Wednesday night.

Gates hit a go-ahead layup with 60 seconds remaining to put the Crusaders (7-16, 5-6 Patriot League) up 64-62 and Kyrell Luc made four free throws in the final 30 seconds to preserve the victory. Luc finished with 18 points and seven rebounds. Bo Montgomery added 13 points.

Cam Spencer had 27 points for the Greyhounds (13-11, 7-6). Veljko Ilic added 11 points and Kenneth Jones scored 10.

The Crusaders evened the season series against the Greyhounds. Loyola (MD) defeated Holy Cross 79-70 on Jan. 4.


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