11 Mitch Cross
11 - Mitch Cross
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marriottsville, Md.
High School: Loyola-Blakefield
Position: G
Major: Business Administration
gp 25
pts/g 9.4
fg % 41.8
3pt % 41.2
ft % 90.2
reb/g 2.3
a/g 1.4
  • Three-year letter-winner at Scranton who played in 81 games, starting twice.
  • Averaged 6.2 points and 1.5 rebounds while shooting 39.2 percent from 3-point range, the 16th-best mark in team history.
  • Made 111 career 3-pointers, tied for 16th-most in Royals history.
  • Attempted 283 3-pointers, 17th-most in program history.
  • Transferred to Scranton after two years at West Virginia Wesleyan, an NCAA Division II institution in Buckhannon, W.V.
  • Redshirted in 2013-14 before averaging 1.7 points while shooting 37.5 percent from 3-point range in 2014-15.
  • Came to Scranton with three years of eligibility remaining.

Senior Year (2017-18)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Played in all 25 games, starting twice.
  • Averaged a career-high 9.4 points with 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
  • Made 47 3-pointers while shooting 41.8 percent from beyond the arc. 
  • Made two or more 3-pointers 13 times, including six games of three or more.
  • Shot 90.2 percent (46-for-51) from the free throw line.
  • Scored in double figures 12 times, including 20-plus twice.
  • Had a career-high 27 points against Ursinus on Dec. 19 in the Long Center. Made 7 of 8 3-point attempts (87.5 percent), tied for the second-highest single-game 3-point percentage in team history (minimum eight attempts).
  • Scored 24 points at Susquehanna on Feb. 14.

Junior Year (2016-17)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Played in all 29 games off the bench at shooting guard.
  • Averaged 5.6 points and 1.2 rebounds while shooting 42.0 percent from 3-point range. 
  • Made 42 3-pointers, second-most on the team.
  • Scored in double figures seven times.
  • Scored a career-high 14 points twice - in a 76-75 win over Cabrini on Nov. 22 and in a 75-40 victory over Gettysburg on Jan. 4.

Sophomore Year (2015-16)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Made his Scranton debut by playing in all 27 games off the bench.
  • Averaged 4.0 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 13.4 minutes.
  • Shot 31.9 percent from 3-point range, making 22 from long range.
  • Shot 85.7 percent from the free throw line.
  • Scored in double figures twice -- 13 in his Royals debut in a 94-68 win over Bryn Athyn on Nov. 13, and 13 again in a 79-74 loss at Catholic on Feb. 20.

Awards & Honors

  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Dec. 19, 2016; Jan. 2, 2018)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2018)

High school/personal

  • Earned second-team honors in the Baltimore Catholic League as a senior.
  • Averaged 18 points, four rebounds and four assists as a senior at Loyola-Blakefield.
  • Is the son of Jeffrey & Chantal Cross.
Recent Games
Jan 31 Moravian L, 89-64
Feb 3 Juniata L, 74-71
Feb 8 at Drew W, 77-65
Feb 10 Catholic L, 81-79
Feb 14 at Susquehanna W, 83-82
Feb 17 at Goucher W, 77-60
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 14
Games started 2 2
Minutes 603 368
Minutes per game 24.1 26.3
FG 71-170 43-102
FG Pct 41.8 42.2
3PT 47-114 28-68
3PT Pct 41.2 41.2
FT 46-51 25-27
FT Pct 90.2 92.6
Off rebounds 7 4
Def rebounds 50 33
Total rebounds 57 37
Rebounds per game 2.3 2.6
Personal fouls 32 19
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 35 17
Turnovers 25 18
Assist to turnover ratio 1.4 0.9
Steals 11 6
Blocks 2 1
Points 235 139
Points per game 9.4 9.9
Points per 40 min 15.6 15.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 17 Penn St.-Berks W, 78-63 - 19 3-5 60.0 2-4 50.0 2-4 50.0 10
Nov 18 York (Pa.) L, 84-70 - 20 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 21 at Widener L, 82-75 - 23 2-7 28.6 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 25 King's (Pa.) W, 85-79 - 27 5-10 50.0 2-7 28.6 2-2 100.0 14
Nov 26 Wilkes L, 52-45 - 23 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 29 at Cabrini L, 71-67 - 27 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Dec 2 at Juniata L, 70-44 - 20 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 10
Dec 4 Neumann L, 83-70 - 19 2-7 28.6 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 12 Arcadia L, 72-56 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 16 at The College of New Jersey L, 101-72 - 17 1-5 20.0 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 6
Dec 19 Ursinus W, 85-72 - 24 8-10 80.0 7-8 87.5 4-4 100.0 27
Jan 3 at Gettysburg W, 63-54 - 26 4-10 40.0 3-6 50.0 6-6 100.0 17
Jan 6 Elizabethtown W, 75-68 - 23 3-7 42.9 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 10
Jan 10 Susquehanna W, 84-73 - 27 4-9 44.4 2-5 40.0 3-3 100.0 13
Jan 13 Goucher W, 96-72 - 24 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 17 at Moravian W, 75-63 - 25 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 20 at Catholic L, 76-52 - 25 2-9 22.2 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 5
Jan 24 Drew W, 84-73 - 27 4-11 36.4 4-8 50.0 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 27 at Elizabethtown W, 73-64 - 32 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 8
Jan 31 Moravian L, 89-64 - 26 5-7 71.4 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 12
Feb 3 Juniata L, 74-71 1 29 1-6 16.7 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3
Feb 8 at Drew W, 77-65 - 16 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Feb 10 Catholic L, 81-79 - 27 6-8 75.0 5-7 71.4 2-2 100.0 19
Feb 14 at Susquehanna W, 83-82 - 31 7-11 63.6 4-7 57.1 6-6 100.0 24
Feb 17 at Goucher W, 77-60 1 36 2-10 20.0 1-7 14.3 6-6 100.0 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 17 Penn St.-Berks W, 78-63 - 19 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 3 0
Nov 18 York (Pa.) L, 84-70 - 20 0 1 1 5 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 21 at Widener L, 82-75 - 23 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 25 King's (Pa.) W, 85-79 - 27 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 0 1 2 0
Nov 26 Wilkes L, 52-45 - 23 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 29 at Cabrini L, 71-67 - 27 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Juniata L, 70-44 - 20 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 4 Neumann L, 83-70 - 19 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 12 Arcadia L, 72-56 - 10 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 16 at The College of New Jersey L, 101-72 - 17 0 1 1 3 0 - 0 0 2 0
Dec 19 Ursinus W, 85-72 - 24 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 3 at Gettysburg W, 63-54 - 26 0 6 6 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 6 Elizabethtown W, 75-68 - 23 0 6 6 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 0
Jan 10 Susquehanna W, 84-73 - 27 1 1 2 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 13 Goucher W, 96-72 - 24 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 17 at Moravian W, 75-63 - 25 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 0
Jan 20 at Catholic L, 76-52 - 25 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 24 Drew W, 84-73 - 27 1 0 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 27 at Elizabethtown W, 73-64 - 32 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Jan 31 Moravian L, 89-64 - 26 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 1 2 0
Feb 3 Juniata L, 74-71 1 29 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 8 at Drew W, 77-65 - 16 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 10 Catholic L, 81-79 - 27 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Feb 14 at Susquehanna W, 83-82 - 31 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 17 at Goucher W, 77-60 1 36 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 27 - 13.4 1.4-4.0 34.3 0.8-2.6 31.9 0.4-0.5 85.7 4.0
2016-17 29 - 16.1 2.0-4.7 42.3 1.4-3.4 42.0 0.2-0.3 62.5 5.6
2017-18 25 2 24.1 2.8-6.8 41.8 1.9-4.6 41.2 1.8-2.0 90.2 9.4
Total 81 2 17.7 2.0-5.1 40.0 1.4-3.5 39.2 0.8-0.9 86.3 6.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 27 - 361 37-108 34.3 22-69 31.9 12-14 85.7 108
2016-17 29 - 466 58-137 42.3 42-100 42.0 5-8 62.5 163
2017-18 25 2 603 71-170 41.8 47-114 41.2 46-51 90.2 235
Total 81 2 1430 166-415 40.0 111-283 39.2 63-73 86.3 506
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 27 - 13.4 4.1-12.0 34.3 2.4-7.6 31.9 1.3-1.6 85.7 12.0
2016-17 29 - 16.1 5.0-11.8 42.3 3.6-8.6 42.0 0.4-0.7 62.5 14.0
2017-18 25 2 24.1 4.7-11.3 41.8 3.1-7.6 41.2 3.1-3.4 90.2 15.6
Total 81 2 17.7 4.6-11.6 40.0 3.1-7.9 39.2 1.8-2.0 86.3 14.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 27 - 13.4 0.1 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.2 0.4 0.1
2016-17 29 - 16.1 0.2 1.0 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.0
2017-18 25 2 24.1 0.3 2.0 2.3 1.3 0.0 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.4 0.1
Total 81 2 17.7 0.2 1.3 1.5 1.1 0.0 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.5 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 27 - 361 3 27 30 25 0 20 17 1.2 10 3
2016-17 29 - 466 7 28 35 36 0 21 25 0.8 21 1
2017-18 25 2 603 7 50 57 32 0 35 25 1.4 11 2
Total 81 2 1430 17 105 122 93 0 76 67 1.1 42 6
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 27 - 13.4 0.3 3.0 3.3 2.8 0.0 2.2 1.9 1.2 1.1 0.3
2016-17 29 - 16.1 0.6 2.4 3.0 3.1 0.0 1.8 2.1 0.8 1.8 0.1
2017-18 25 2 24.1 0.5 3.3 3.8 2.1 0.0 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.7 0.1
Total 81 2 17.7 0.5 2.9 3.4 2.6 0.0 2.1 1.9 1.1 1.2 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 2 24.1 2.8-6.8 41.8 1.9-4.6 41.2 1.8-2.0 90.2 9.4
Conference 14 2 26.3 3.1-7.3 42.2 2.0-4.9 41.2 1.8-1.9 92.6 9.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 1 23.2 3.2-6.8 47.4 2.1-4.7 45.5 1.4-1.6 87.0 10.0
Away 11 1 25.3 2.4-6.8 34.7 1.5-4.4 35.4 2.4-2.5 92.9 8.6
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 13 1 25.9 3.5-7.8 45.1 2.3-5.1 45.5 2.8-3.0 92.3 12.2
Losses 12 1 22.2 2.1-5.7 36.8 1.4-4.0 35.4 0.8-1.0 83.3 6.4
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November 6 - 23.2 2.2-6.0 36.1 1.3-4.3 30.8 1.2-1.7 70.0 6.8
December 5 - 18.0 2.8-5.4 51.9 2.2-3.6 61.1 1.8-2.0 90.0 9.6
January 9 - 26.1 3.1-7.8 40.0 1.9-4.8 39.5 1.4-1.4 100.0 9.6
February 5 2 27.8 3.2-7.4 43.2 2.2-5.4 40.7 3.4-3.6 94.4 12.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 2 603 71-170 41.8 47-114 41.2 46-51 90.2 235
Conference 14 2 368 43-102 42.2 28-68 41.2 25-27 92.6 139
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 1 325 45-95 47.4 30-66 45.5 20-23 87.0 140
Away 11 1 278 26-75 34.7 17-48 35.4 26-28 92.9 95
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 13 1 337 46-102 45.1 30-66 45.5 36-39 92.3 158
Losses 12 1 266 25-68 36.8 17-48 35.4 10-12 83.3 77
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November 6 - 139 13-36 36.1 8-26 30.8 7-10 70.0 41
December 5 - 90 14-27 51.9 11-18 61.1 9-10 90.0 48
January 9 - 235 28-70 40.0 17-43 39.5 13-13 100.0 86
February 5 2 139 16-37 43.2 11-27 40.7 17-18 94.4 60
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 2 24.1 4.7-11.3 41.8 3.1-7.6 41.2 3.1-3.4 90.2 15.6
Conference 14 2 26.3 4.7-11.1 42.2 3.0-7.4 41.2 2.7-2.9 92.6 15.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 1 23.2 5.5-11.7 47.4 3.7-8.1 45.5 2.5-2.8 87.0 17.2
Away 11 1 25.3 3.7-10.8 34.7 2.4-6.9 35.4 3.7-4.0 92.9 13.7
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 13 1 25.9 5.5-12.1 45.1 3.6-7.8 45.5 4.3-4.6 92.3 18.8
Losses 12 1 22.2 3.8-10.2 36.8 2.6-7.2 35.4 1.5-1.8 83.3 11.6
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November 6 - 23.2 3.7-10.4 36.1 2.3-7.5 30.8 2.0-2.9 70.0 11.8
December 5 - 18.0 6.2-12.0 51.9 4.9-8.0 61.1 4.0-4.4 90.0 21.3
January 9 - 26.1 4.8-11.9 40.0 2.9-7.3 39.5 2.2-2.2 100.0 14.6
February 5 2 27.8 4.6-10.6 43.2 3.2-7.8 40.7 4.9-5.2 94.4 17.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 2 24.1 0.3 2.0 2.3 1.3 0.0 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.4 0.1
Conference 14 2 26.3 0.3 2.4 2.6 1.4 0.0 1.2 1.3 0.9 0.4 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 1 23.2 0.4 1.8 2.2 1.1 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.5 0.1
Away 11 1 25.3 0.1 2.3 2.4 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.9 1.6 0.4 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 1 25.9 0.4 2.7 3.1 1.4 0.0 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.1
Losses 12 1 22.2 0.2 1.3 1.4 1.2 0.0 1.4 0.7 2.1 0.2 0.1
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November 6 - 23.2 0.2 0.8 1.0 1.2 0.0 1.8 0.5 3.7 0.2 0.2
December 5 - 18.0 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.6 0.0 1.0 0.6 1.7 0.6 0.0
January 9 - 26.1 0.3 2.8 3.1 1.2 0.0 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.7 0.1
February 5 2 27.8 0.2 2.6 2.8 1.2 0.0 1.0 1.6 0.6 0.2 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 2 603 7 50 57 32 0 35 25 1.4 11 2
Conference 14 2 368 4 33 37 19 0 17 18 0.9 6 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 1 325 6 25 31 16 0 19 15 1.3 7 2
Away 11 1 278 1 25 26 16 0 16 10 1.6 4 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 1 337 5 35 40 18 0 18 17 1.1 9 1
Losses 12 1 266 2 15 17 14 0 17 8 2.1 2 1
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November 6 - 139 1 5 6 7 0 11 3 3.7 1 1
December 5 - 90 2 7 9 8 0 5 3 1.7 3 0
January 9 - 235 3 25 28 11 0 14 11 1.3 6 1
February 5 2 139 1 13 14 6 0 5 8 0.6 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 2 24.1 0.5 3.3 3.8 2.1 0.0 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.7 0.1
Conference 14 2 26.3 0.4 3.6 4.0 2.1 0.0 1.8 2.0 0.9 0.7 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 1 23.2 0.7 3.1 3.8 2.0 0.0 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.9 0.2
Away 11 1 25.3 0.1 3.6 3.7 2.3 0.0 2.3 1.4 1.6 0.6 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 1 25.9 0.6 4.2 4.7 2.1 0.0 2.1 2.0 1.1 1.1 0.1
Losses 12 1 22.2 0.3 2.3 2.6 2.1 0.0 2.6 1.2 2.1 0.3 0.2
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November 6 - 23.2 0.3 1.4 1.7 2.0 0.0 3.2 0.9 3.7 0.3 0.3
December 5 - 18.0 0.9 3.1 4.0 3.6 0.0 2.2 1.3 1.7 1.3 0.0
January 9 - 26.1 0.5 4.3 4.8 1.9 0.0 2.4 1.9 1.3 1.0 0.2
February 5 2 27.8 0.3 3.7 4.0 1.7 0.0 1.4 2.3 0.6 0.3 0.0