The Navy Midshipmen(11-5, 2-10) take on the Colgate Raiders (7-7, 2-1) on January 8th, 2018 in Hamilton, New York. Navy is coming off of a 70-64 win against American at home, while Colgate is coming off of a 71-68 loss at Lafayette.
The Midshipmen are on a 2 game win streak and the Raiders are on a 1 game losing streak. This game is the 1st of the two game series Navy and Colgate will play. The 2nd game of the regular season series is on February 4th, 2018. Last season, Navy and Colgate split the regular season series at 1-1, with Navy taking the first game by a score of 67-55, while Colgate took the 2nd game of the season series by a score of 55-52.
The Navy leading scorer is Shawn Anderson, who is currently averaging 12.4 points per game, 5.8 rebounds per game, and 3.4 assists per game.The Colgate leading point scorer is Will Rayman, who is averaging 15.2 points per game, 6.8 rebounds per game, and 1.1 assists per game.
The Navy starting lineup for this game is projected to be, Shawn Anderson, Hasan Abdullah, Bryce Dulin, Evan Wieck, and Tom Lacey. The Colgate starting lineup is projected to be, Jordan Burns, Sean O’Brien, Dana Batt, Will Rayman, and Jordan Swopshire.
In my opinon, I am looking foward to watch the star players such as Shawn Anderson for Navy and Will Rayman play.You can listen to this game on 1430 AM WNAV/1500. My personal prediction for this game is Navy winnning 73-66.