Game Recap: Shawn Anderson racks up 21, yet Navy falls to Colgate 70-62

The Navy Midshipmen(11-6,2-1) were defeated by the Colgate Raiders(8-7,3-1) by a score of 70-62. The leading scorers for this game were Shawn Anderson with 21 points, 6 rebounds, he was 9-19 from the field. Sean O’Brien had 18 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds as he went 4-9 from the field. 

As I was watching this game, the Midshipmen looked in sync spreading the ball, but it did not translate to their defensive play as they gave up 41 second half points to their 34 second half points. 

It seemed like the Raiders were in sync throughout the game because they tallied 16 total assists. The Midshipmen tallied 13 total assists, but it was simply not enough to overcome the Colgate Raiders. 

The Midshipmen shot a total of 38.1% from the field while Colgate shot 41.8% from the field. Navy shot 27.6% from the 3-point line when Colgate shot 37.9% from the 3-point line. Overall, this game did not farewill for the Midshipmen, however, they’re 4th place in the Patriot Conference, while Colgate is currently 1st place in the conference. 

Navy’s next opponent is the Holy Cross Crusaders, who are currently 4-11, 1-3 CONF, and 9th in the conference.

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