Navy upends Holy Cross in OT

Navy head coach Ed DeChellis watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami won 89-55. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

George Kiernan scored 13 points and Hasan Abdullah and Bryce Dulin each scored 10 and Navy defeated Holy Cross 61-56 in overtime Thursday night.

Kiernan started the extra session with a 3-point play, Dulin and Cam Davis each made jumpshots and Navy never trailed in the extra session.

Holy Cross' Patrick Benzan had a 3-point play with 51 seconds left in regulation to knot the score at 48. Navy led 29-23 at intermission before the Crusaders went on an 8-0 run after the break for the lead.

Tom Lacey grabbed 12 rebounds for Navy (12-6, 3-2 Patriot League). The Midshipmen distributed 13 assists but were just 18-of-46 shooting (39 percent) from the field.

Karl Charles was the lone Holy Cross (4-12, 1-4) player in double figures with 10 points. The Crusaders were 19 of 50 (38) from the field.

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