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With 94 percent of New Hampshire precincts reporting, the Texas senator secured about 12 percent of the vote.
Last night, Cruz was locked in a battle with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for the No. 3 spot. Because the race was so close, ABC News did not project a winner for third place in last night's primary.
Trump won New Hampshire, collecting 35 percent of the vote. Ohio Gov. John Kasich finished a strong second.
Cruz was the big winner in the Iowa caucuses.