College Basketball Preview: Colgate (8-5) at Navy (3-8)

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Colgate at Navy, Jan. 3; 7:00 pm ET

Colgate Raiders (8-5) at Navy Midshipmen (3-8)

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019; 7:00 pm ET

Alumni Hall, Annapolis, MD

The Navy men’s basketball team returns home to Alumni Hall Thursday night to take on the Colgate Raiders.

Navy will be trying to break a three-game losing streak, their last defeat coming at the hands of Cornell on Sunday afternoon. Colgate will be looking to rebound from a 68-54 defeat to Pittsburgh on Dec. 29.

Here’s a look at how each team’s numbers compare so far this season.

Team Averages

Points per Game: Colgate: 72.5… NAVY: 63.1

Points Attempted: Colgate: 69.6… NAVY: 74.3

Point Percentage: Colgate: 45.1… NAVY: 37.1

Rebounds per Game: Colgate: 38.2… NAVY: 36.9

Assists per Game: Colgate: 13.5… NAVY: 11.6

Blocks per Game: Colgate: 3.1… NAVY: 1.4

Steals per Game: Colgate: 4.7… NAVY: 4.9

Individual Leaders

Points

Colgate:

1.) Jordan Burns (211)

2.) Rapolas Ivanauskas (181)

NAVY:

1.) Cam Davis (126)

2.) George Kiernan (114)

3-Pointers

Colgate:

1.) Jordan Burns (28)

2.) Jack Ferguson (19)

NAVY:

1.) Cam Davis (15)

2.) George Kiernan (14)

Free Throws

Colgate:

1.) Will Rayman (42)

2.) Jordan Burns (37)

NAVY:

1.) George Kiernan (28)

2.) Cam Davis and John Carter Jr. (23)

Rebounds

Colgate:

1.) Rapolas Ivanauskas (125)

2.) Will Rayman (84)

NAVY:

1.) John Carter Jr. (65)

2.) George Kiernan (14)

Assists

Colgate:

1.) Jordan Burns (57)

2.) Tucker Richardson (30)

NAVY:

1.) Hasan Abdullah (37)

2.) John Carter Jr. (18)

Blocks

Colgate:

1.) Will Rayman (12)

2.) Rapolas Ivanauskas (8)

NAVY:

1.) Danny Ogele (4)

2.) Isaiah Burnett (3)

Steals

Colgate:

1.) Jordan Burns (15)

2.) Tucker Richardson (11)

NAVY:

1.) Hasan Abdullah (20)

2.) John Carter Jr. (16)

The Maryland Sports Blog will be live-tweeting the game beginning at 7:00 pm ET. We look forward to seeing you then!

Chloe Stowe

Full-time novelist and blogger, Chloe Stowe loves to spin a tale almost as much as she loves her Nats and Navy sports (on Twitter, she's the #NavyMaven and #curlyWchick). This season will be her first as the Director of Nationals Coverage for the Maryland Sports Blog.

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