Navy Stuns Colgate, 72-66

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Navy stuns Colgate, 72-66.

The Navy Midshipmen shocked the Colgate Raiders, 72-66, in men’s college basketball action Thursday night in Annapolis. With the win, Navy improves to 4-8 on the season. Colgate falls to 8-6 with their second loss in a row.

Navy took an early lead and held it until the second half when Colgate stormed back to retake the advantage. After an exciting seesaw battle, Navy went on a 10-0 run late to secure the Mids the stunning win.

Here’s a look at how each team’s final numbers compare.

Final Team Stats

Field Goal Percentage: Colgate: 36.9%… NAVY: 48.2%

3-Point Percentage: Colgate: 26.5%… NAVY: 45.0%

Free Throw Percentage: Colgate: 75.0%… NAVY: 90.0%

Rebounds: Colgate: 35… NAVY: 38

Turnovers: Colgate: 12… NAVY: 16

Steals: Colgate: 7… NAVY: 5

Individual Leaders

Points

Colgate: Jordan Burns (14)

Navy: George Kiernan (20)

Rebounds

Colgate: Rapolas Ivanauskas (8)

Navy: George Kiernan (7)

Assists

Colgate: Jordan Burns (8)

Navy: Cam Davis (6)

Up next for Colgate will be American on Jan. 6. Navy will host Holy Cross on Sunday afternoon. (For a complete Navy schedule, please, click 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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