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Alvernia men cruise past Lancaster Bible

Published On: Dec 03 2012 10:08:13 PM CST

The Crusaders handled the Chargers 75-49 Monday night in Alvernia's home opener.

READING, Pa. -

The Alvernia men's basketball team cruised past Lancaster Bible 74-49 Monday night in the Crusaders' home opener.

Alvernia rushed out to a 27-point first half lead. Senior Josh Vargas paced the Crusaders with 15 points. The Alvernia bench tallied 26 points.

The Crusaders are out of the gates with a 3-1 start. Alvernia will return to action Wednesday night when they host Stevenson as part of a men's/women's doubleheader beginning at 6:00.