Navy Defeats American, 77-67

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Navy at Loyola Maryland, Thursday, Feb. 21.

The Navy Midshipmen defeated the American Eagles, 77-67, Wednesday night in men's college basketball action in Annapolis.

With the win, Navy's second in a row, the Mids improve their overall record to 8-14. Additionally, Navy creeps closer to .500 with a 5-6 record in the Patriot League.

American falls to 12-10 on the season. The Eagles are 6-5 in conference play.

Here's a look at how the teams compared in their final numbers from tonight's game.

Final Team Stats

 

Field Goal Percentage:
3-Point Percentage:
Free Throw Percentage:
Rebounds:
Turnovers:
Steals:

American

48
27
70
37
14
3

Navy

44
33
50
36
9
8

Individual Leaders

 

Points:
Rebounds:
Assists:
Steals:

American

Sa’eed Nelson (24)
Sa’eed Nelson (9)
Sa’eed Nelson (6)
Stacy Beckton Jr. (2)

Navy

Hasan Abdullah (23)
Hasan Abdullah (6)
Hasan Abdullah (6)
Hasan Abdullah (3)

Up next for American will be Army on Feb. 9. Navy will travel to Bethlehem, PA to face Lehigh on Saturday afternoon. (A complete Navy schedule can be found here.)

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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