Game Preview: Navy needing big win against Lafayette after tough loss
The Navy Midshipmen(12-7, 3-3) will take on the Lafayette Leopards(4-13, 2-4) on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 7 PM EST at the Kirby Sports Center.
This is a very significant game for the Midshipmen as they are coming off of a 64-62 loss to the Army Black Knights, while the Leopards are coming off a 83-77 loss to the Loyola Greyhounds.
The Midshipmen are currently fourth in the Patriot Conference, while the Leopards are 8th in the Patriot Conference. The Midshipmen’s leading scorer is currently still Shawn Anderson, who is avergaing 13.2 points per game at this point,
Lafayette’s leading scorer is currently Matt Kilnewski who is averaging 18.2 points per game. The projected starting lineup for Navy consists of, Bryce Dulin, Shawn Anderson, Hasan Abdullah, Tom Lacey, and Evan Wieck.
The projected starting lineup for Lafayette consists of, Kyle Stout, Eric Stafford, Alex Petrie, Paulius Zalys, and Matt Kliinewski. My personal score prediction for this game is Navy winning 67-63.