On Saturday, Colgate travels to Hart Center to take on Holy Cross. Tipoff is at 12 p.m. EST. The Raiders defeated the Crusaders 63-45 on Feb. 2 and are 4-6 against them over the past four years.
Holy Cross is in seventh place in the conference and just behind fifth place Colgate with a chance to catch up.
In spite of 24 points from Murphy Burnatowski, the Raiders came up short 80-67 against Lafayette on Feb. 27. He leads the team in points with 17.1 per game and steals with 1.2 per game. For the Crusaders, Phil Beans put up 16 points in the 69-62 loss to Army on Feb. 27. He contributes 3.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.2 points per game.
StatSmack! Colgate is better than Holy Cross
Colgate is ranked higher than Holy Cross in the Patriot (No. 5 vs. No. 7).
The Colgate rebounding leader (Luke Roh, 196 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Holy Cross rebounding leader (Dave Dudzinski, 183 rebounds).
Colgate has an average margin of victory of 9 over Holy Cross in 17 wins since 1981.
The Colgate three-point leader (Murphy Burnatowski, 65 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Holy Cross three-point leader (Justin Burrell, 40 three-pointers).