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College Basketball Preview: Navy (2-5) at Delaware (7-2)

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Navy at Delaware, Dec. 5, 7:00 pm ET

Navy Midshipmen (2-5) at Delaware Blue Hens (7-2)
Wednesday, Dec. 5; 7:00 pm ET
Bob Carpenter Center, Newark, DE

The Navy men’s basketball team travels to Newark, DE to face the Delaware Blue Hens Wednesday night at Bob Carpenter Center.

The Midshipmen will be looking to break a three-game losing streak. Saturday, the Bears of Brown University defeated Navy at Alumni Hall, 67-50.

Delaware has won seven of their last eight games under third year head coach Martin Ingelsby. The Blue Hens beat the Columbia Lions on Sunday in 2OT, 87-86.

Here’s a look at how the teams’ season numbers compare.

Team Averages

Points per Game: NAVY: 60.0… Delaware: 76.2
Points Attempted: NAVY: 71.4… Delaware: 67.7
Point Percentage: NAVY: 37.4… Delaware: 48.9
Rebounds per Game: NAVY: 37.6… Delaware: 36.1
Assists per Game: NAVY: 12.4… Delaware: 13.9
Blocks per Game: NAVY: 1.7… Delaware: 3.3
Steals per Game: NAVY: 4.7… Delaware: 5.3

Individual Leaders

Points

NAVY:
1.) Cam Davis (77)
2.) George Kiernan (58)
Delaware:
1.) Eric Carter (163)
2.) Ithiel Horton (118)

3-Pointers

NAVY:
1.) Cam Davis (9)
2.) John Carter Jr. (9)
Delaware:
1.) Ithiel Horton (20)
2.) Matt Veretto (16)

Free Throws

NAVY:
1.) Cam Davis (16)
2.) Hasan Abdullah (14)
Delaware:
1.) Eric Carter (42)
2.) Kevin Anderson (25)

Rebounds

NAVY:
1.) John Carter Jr. (40)
2.) George Kiernan and Danny Ogele (tied with 28)
Delaware:
1.) Eric Carter (86)
2.) Kevin Anderson (55)

Assists

NAVY:
1.) Hasan Abdullah (25)
2.) Isaiah Burnett (13)
Delaware:
1.) Kevin Anderson (41)
2.) Eric Carter (26)

Blocks

NAVY:
1.) Danny Ogele (3)
2.) three tied with (2)
Delaware:
1.) Eric Carter (8)
2.) Collin Goss (7)

Steals

NAVY:
1.) Hasan Abdullah (11)
2.) John Carter Jr. (6)
Delaware:
1.) Ithiel Horton (12)
2.) Kevin Anderson (10)

The Maryland Sports Blog (@MDsportsblog) will be live tweeting the game beginning at 7:00 pm ET.

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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