ELMIRA – Elmira Notre Dame pressured the visiting Blackhawks nearly the entire game, resulting a first round 68-49 win for the home team and ending Oxford’s season.
The first eight minutes of play ended with a 22-14 advantage for the Crusaders. Elmira Notre Dame kept the same lead going into the intermission as the home team and Oxford both tallied 14 a piece in the second quarter.
The halftime leader for the Blackhawks was Chris Martin, scoring 11 in the 16 minutes played. Martin went a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line in the first half. He continued his scoring in the third as he added the only six points for Oxford out of the break.