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Miller leads Holy Cross over Army 78-75

Thursday - 1/16/2014, 12:10am  ET

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- Malcolm Miller scored six of his 17 points with less than three minutes to play as Holy Cross overcame a 14-point deficit to defeat Army 78-75 Wednesday night.

Army had its largest lead, 63-49 with 9:45 remaining. Holy Cross answered with a 21-6 run to take its first lead of the second half, 70-69 with 3:13 left. Miller scored twice and his two free throws gave the Crusaders a 76-73 lead with 31 seconds left. Justin Burrell and Anthony Thompson each made one of two free throws to cap the scoring for Holy Cross (8-9, 2-3 Patriot League).

Eric Green added 11 points with 10 rebounds for Holy Cross.

Tanner Plomb hit a career-high six 3-pointers on his way to a career-best 29 points to lead Army (8-8, 4-1). Dylan Cox, who scored eight of the last 10 points for the Black Knights, finished with 11 points.

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