Burns’23 points lead Colgate in blowout win over Holy Cross

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 23 points and Tucker Richardson had a double-double and Colgate smashed Holy Cross 90-60 on Sunday.

Richardson scored 18 points with 10 rebounds, Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 16 and Jack Ferguson 12. Will Rayman grabbed 12 rebounds and the Raiders (22-7, 13-3 Patriot League) outrebounded Holy Cross 42-32. They shot 52.4% (33 of 63) with 10 3-pointers.

Joe Pridgen scored 25 points, with nine rebounds and five assists for the Crusaders (3-26, 2-14), whose losing streak reached nine games. Austin Butler scored 12.

Colgate led 39-29 at halftime, and the lead reached 60-40 with 12:03 left on Burns’ three-point play.

The Raiders improve to 2-0 against the Crusaders this season. Colgate defeated Holy Cross 73-64 on Feb. 1. Colgate plays Bucknell on the road on Wednesday. Holy Cross plays Army on the road on Wednesday.