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Brother Rice's #35 Alex Majewski, a 6' 7" forward dominated the boards during a ' game between Rice and Hales Franciscan on 1/11/13. Rice won the game going away 54 to 38. | John Booz~for Sun Times Media
Alex Majewski led the way for the Crusaders with 27 points and six rebounds.
Brother Rice forward Cal Kennedy returned late in the third quarter after leaving with a gash in the back of his head midway through the period. He scored the last points at the buzzer after two offensive rebounds to give his team a 41-28 lead.
“If they had all of their players in uniform tonight they would have beat us. We didn’t run any kind offense tonight, we just caught the ball and shot threes.” — Brother Rice coach Pat Richardson
In the 18th meeting between the teams, the Crusaders (14-2, 5-1 Catholic South) won for the first time since 2004, breaking a five-game winning streak by the Spartans (9-8, 2-3). The Crusaders raced to a 14-3 first-quarter lead and never looked back. Ray Rubino had two of his three three-pointers in the first quarter. Eddie Miles had 14 points and Shaquon Alexander added 13 to lead the Spartans. Hales starters Devin Denson and E’mon Frison were not in uniform.