College Basketball Preview: Navy (3-7) at Cornell (5-7)

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Navy at Cornell, Sun. Dec. 30; 1:00 pm ET

Navy Midshipmen (3-7) at Cornell Big Red (5-7)

Sunday, Dec. 30; 1:00 pm ET

Newman Arena, Ithica, NY

The Navy men’s basketball team travels to Ithica, NY, Sunday afternoon to face Cornell.

The Midshipmen (3-7) are coming off of two straight losses, the last being a lopsided defeat to George Mason, 84-63, on Dec. 21.

The Big Red are 5-7 on the season but are also trying to break a two-game skid. Cornell lost to SMU, 81-53, on the 22nd of this month.

Here’s a look at how the teams’ numbers matchup so far this season.

Team Averages

Points per Game: NAVY: 64.4… Cornell: 69.2

Points Attempted: NAVY: 75.6… Cornell: 71.5

Point Percentage: NAVY: 38.1… Cornell: 43.4

Rebounds per Game: NAVY: 36.4… Cornell: 33.3

Assists per Game: NAVY: 12.0… Cornell: 15.2

Blocks per Game: NAVY: 1.4… Cornell: 3.7

Steals per Game: NAVY: 4.9… George Mason: 4.3

Individual Leaders

Points

NAVY:

1.) Cam Davis (114)

2.) George Kiernan (99)

Cornell:

1.) Matt Morgan (277)

2.) Jimmy Boeheim (125)

3-Pointers

NAVY:

1.) Cam Davis (14)

2.) George Kiernan (14)

Cornell:

1.) Matt Morgan (44)

2.) Jimmy Boeheim (13)

Free Throws

NAVY:

1.) George Kiernan (25)

2.) John Carter Jr. (23)

Cornell:

1.) Matt Morgan (57)

2.) Jimmy Boeheim (22)

Rebounds

NAVY:

1.) John Carter Jr. (58)

2.) George Kiernan (42)

Cornell:

1.) Steven Julian (67)

2.) Matt Morgan (55)

Assists

NAVY:

1.) Hasan Abdullah (37)

2.) John Carter Jr. (18)

Cornell:

1.) Josh Warren (35)

2.) Matt Morgan (32)

Blocks

NAVY:

1.) Danny Ogele (3)

2.) Isaiah Burnett (3)

Cornell:

1.) Steven Julian (17)

2.) Josh Warren (8)

Steals

NAVY:

1.) Hasan Abdullah (18)

2.) John Carter Jr. (7)

Cornell:

1.) Matt Morgan (12)

2.) Three tied with (6)

After Sunday’s game, Navy will return home for the first time in over a month to face Colgate on Jan. 3.

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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