The Crusaders never trailed, building a nine-point lead at intermission and leading by 20 points, 67-47 with under two minutes left after Burrell capped an 11-0 run by scoring seven straight points.
Holy Cross (11-9, 5-3 Patriot) has won seven straight and nine of its last 10 games with the Midshipmen, winning the last meeting by a similar, 66-57 margin. The Crusaders were 19 of 41 from the field (46.3 percent) and 24 of 30 from the free throw line.
Worth Smith scored 19 points to lead Navy (7-12, 2-6), shooting 6 of 10 from both the field and free throw line. Brandon Venturini added 15 points for the Midshipmen, hitting 6 of 15 from the field and 3 of 6 from long range.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.