College Basketball Preview: Navy (6-13) at Bucknell (12-8)

close up of a basketball
Navy at Loyola Maryland, Thursday, Feb. 21.

Navy Midshipmen (6-13) at Bucknell Bison (12-8)

Sojka Pavillion, Lewisburgh, PA
Wednesday, Jan. 30; 7:00pm ET

The Navy men's basketball team travels to Lewisburg, PA to face Bucknell on Wednesday night. The Midshipmen will be looking to break a three-game losing streak. On Saturday afternoon, Navy fell to Holy Cross, 69-64, dropping the Mids to 3-5 in Patriot League play.

Bucknell lost to American, 76-68, on Jan. 26. The defeat brought the Bison down to a, still-impressive, 6-2 record in conference action this season.

Here's a look at how the teams' numbers compare.

Team Stats

 

Points per Game:
Points Attempted:
Point Percentage:
Rebounds per Game:
Assists per Game:
Blocks per Game:
Steals per Game:

Navy

64.8
72.6
39.7
37.4
12.6
1.7
4.7

Bucknell

74.8
74.5
44.9
32.8
15.3
3.3
4.8

Individual Leaders

 

Points
3-Pointers
Free Throws
Rebounds
Assists
Blocks
Steals

Navy

George Kiernan (230)
George Kiernan (31)
George Kiernan (39)
George Kiernan (96)
Hasan Abdullah (80)
Danny Ogele (6)
Hasan Abdullah (33)

Bucknell

Kimbal Mackenzie (314)
Kimbal Mackenzie (40)
Kimbal Mackenzie (80)
Nate Sestina (142)
Jimmy Sotos (120)
Paul Newman (26)
Avi Toomer (28)

The Maryland Sports Blog will live-Tweet the basketball game beginning at 7:00 pm ET on Wednesday night. 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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