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College Basketball Preview: Liberty (5-1) at Navy (2-3)

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Liberty at Navy, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7:00 pm ET

Liberty Flames (5-1) at Navy Midshipmen (2-3)
Wednesday, Nov. 28; 7:00 pm ET
Alumni Hall, Annapolis, MD

The Navy men’s basketball team faces the Liberty Flames on Wednesday night at Alumni Hall.

Coming off of an eight-day break, the Midshipmen will be looking to return .500 on the season following a loss at Morgan State on Nov. 20. Liberty is enjoying their best start since 2008 and are coming off an 82-56 victory over Savannah State this past weekend.

Here’s a look at how the two teams match up in the numbers.

Team Averages

Points per Game: Liberty: 81.2… NAVY: 62.4
Points Attempted: Liberty: 58.5… NAVY: 71.4
Point Percentage: Liberty: 49.9… NAVY: 38.7
Rebounds per Game: Liberty: 36.2… NAVY: 38.6
Assists per Game: Liberty: 17.0… NAVY: 12.8
Blocks per Game: Liberty: 3.3… NAVY: 1.4
Steals per Game: Liberty: 8.7… NAVY: 4.6

Individual Leaders

Points

Liberty:
1.) Scottie James (73)
2.) Lovell Cabbil Jr. (70)
NAVY:
1.) George Kiernan (55)
2.) Cam Davis (53)

3-Pointers

Liberty:
1.) Darius McGhee (14)
2.) Elijah Cuffee (12)
NAVY:
1.) George Kiernan (7)
2.) John Carter Jr. (7)

Free Throws

Liberty:
1.) Scottie James (19)
2.) Lovell Cabbil Jr. (15)
NAVY:
1.) George Kiernan (12)
2.) Cam Davis (12)

Rebounds

Liberty:
1.) Scottie James (54)
2.) Caleb Homesley (38)
Navy:
1.) John Carter Jr. (32)
2.) George Kiernan (28)

Assists

Liberty:
1.) Caleb Homesley (38)
2.) Lovell Cabbil Jr. (19)
NAVY:
1.) Hasan Abdullah (19)
2.) John Carter Jr. (9)

Blocks

Liberty:
1.) Caleb Homesley (4)
2.) Scottie James & Brendan Newton (tied at 3)
NAVY:
1.) Richard Njoku (2)
2.) 5 players tied with 1

Steals

Liberty:
1.) Darius McGhee (10)
2.) Lovell Cabbil Jr. (9)
NAVY:
1.) Hasan Abdullah (7)
2.) John Carter Jr. (6)

Live coverage of the game on twitter will begin Wednesday at 7:00pm ET at @MDsportsblog.

Chloe Stowe

Full-time novelist and blogger, Chloe Stowe loves to spin a tale almost as much as she loves her Nats, Navy sports and DC United. #LineupGirl #NavyMaven-- www.chloestowe.net -- @chloeontherocks on Twitter

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