It was only an injury fund game and doesn't count in the standings, but a packed house at Prout watched the debut of freshman Tomas Murphy in a game against Classical led by all-state star Kealen Ives.
The Crusaders in Division II, took the Division 1 defending champs to the wire before the Purple prevailed, 53 to 49.
Ives scored 23 pts. Murphy scored 26 pts. in his debut. Tomas is the son of former BC star Jay Murphy, and younger brother of Erik who plays for the Chicago Bulls, and Alex, a forward at Duke.