College Basketball Preview: Maryland (1-0) at Navy (0-1)

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Maryland at Navy, Fri. 8:30pm ET

Maryland Terrapins at Navy Midshipmen

Friday, Nov. 9; 8:30pm ET
Annapolis, MD; Alumni Hall

The Navy men’s basketball team will host the University of Maryland on Friday night for the Midshipmen’s home opener.

After losing a hard-fought game against Old Dominion, 44-67, to start the season, the Mids will be looking to rebound against the 1-0 Terrapins.

Maryland defeated Delaware, 73-67, stopping a Blue Hens comeback after the Terrapins 22-point lead disappeared.

Here’s a look at the team stats followed by how the top performers from the first games matchup.

By the Numbers

Scoring: Maryland: 73… NAVY: 44
Field Goals-ATT: Maryland: 25-62… NAVY: 14-56
3-Point FG-ATT: Maryland: 2-19… NAVY: 5-21
Free Throws-ATT: Maryland: 21-30… NAVY: 11-18
Rebounds: Maryland: 44… NAVY: 41
Assists: Maryland: 13… NAVY: 9
Turnovers: Maryland: 12… NAVY: 14
Steals: Maryland: 9… NAVY: 4
Blocks: Maryland: 7… NAVY: 1


1.) Jalen Smith (19)
2.) Anthony Cowan, Jr and Bruno Fernando (tied with 15)
1.) George Kiernan (10)
2.) John Carter, Jr. (8)


1.) Jalen Smith (13)
2.) Anthony Cowan, Jr (6)
1.) John Carter, Jr. (10)
2.) George Kiernan (5)


1.) Eric Ayala (5)
2.) Aaron Wiggins (3)
1.) John Carter, Jr. (2)
2.) Hasan Abdullah (2)


1.) Aaron Wiggins (5)
2.) Eric Ayala (2)
1.) John Carter, Jr. (2)
2.) Hasan Abdullah and Ryan Pearson (tied with 1)


1.) Bruno Fernando (3)
2.) Jalen Smith and Ricky Lindo, Jr. (tied with 2)
1.) Danny Ogele (1)
2.) The rest of the team had none.

The Maryland-Navy contest will be the second of two games in the Veterans Classic at Alumni Hall on Friday night. The first game will feature Providence and Wichita State. That matchup will tip-off at 6:00 pm ET.

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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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