Anderson was 6 of 12 from the floor, grabbed five rebounds and had three assists and a steal. Tilman Dunbar added 11 points for the Midshipmen (10-5, 1-1 Patriot).
Champion's layup 4:20 into the second half put Holy Cross up 31-30. Navy responded with a seven-point spurt, punctuated by Tim Abruzzo's 3-pointer. Champion hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to draw Holy Cross to within three, but Abruzzo made a pair form the line to ice it.
Navy closed the first half with a 9-4 run - holding the Crusaders to one basket and two free throws over the last 4:39 - to lead 24-22 at the break.