Navy faces Colgate in Patriot League semis
No. 5 seed Navy (12-18, 9-10) vs. No. 1 seed Colgate (22-10, 14-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Semifinals, Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Sunday, 11 p.m. EDT
American and Navy clash in Patriot League quarters
No. 5 seed Navy (11-18, 8-10) vs. No. 4 seed American (15-14, 9-9)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Bender Arena, Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BU looks to sweep Navy
Navy (10-18, 7-10) vs. Boston University (14-16, 7-10)
Case Gym, Boston; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Boston University goes for the season sweep over Navy after winning the...
Abdullah lifts Navy over Bucknell 64-53
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Hasan Abdullah posted 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds as Navy got past Bucknell 64-53 on Wednesday night.
John Carter Jr. had 12 points for Navy (10-18, 7-10...
Bucknell looks to extend streak vs Navy
Bucknell (18-10, 12-4) vs. Navy (9-18, 6-10)
Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Maryland; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bucknell looks for its 12th straight win in the head-to-head series...
Colgate looks to extend streak vs Navy
Navy (9-17, 6-9) vs. Colgate (18-10, 10-5)
Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colgate looks for its sixth straight conference win against Navy....
Carter Jr. scores 26 to lead Navy over Army 79-68
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — John Carter Jr. had a season-high 26 points as Navy topped Army 79-68 on Saturday.
Carter Jr. made 9 of 12 shots, including 6 of 7 from deep. He added seven rebounds.
George Kiernan had 13 points and eight rebounds for Navy (9-16, 6-8 Patriot League). Evan Wieck added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Hasan Abdullah had 11 points and seven assists for the home team.
Andree scores 22 to lift Lehigh over Navy 83-57
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Pat Andree had 22 points as Lehigh rolled past Navy 83-57 on Saturday.
Andree made 5 of 7 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds.
Lance Tejada had 17 points for Lehigh (16-7, 9-3 Patriot League). Kyle Leufroy added 10 points. James Karnik had nine rebounds for the home team.
The Midshipmen's 27.9 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Lehigh opponent this season.
Navy beats American 77-67 on Abdullah’s career night
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Hasan Abdullah scored a career-high 23 points with six rebounds and six assists and Navy scored seven unanswered points in the final 1:17 to beat American 77-67 on Wednesday night.
George Kiernan added 17 points with four 3-pointers for the Midshipmen (8-14, 5-6 Patriot League), who were outscored 46-28 in the paint but made nine 3-pointers to the Eagles' four.
Tejada, Andree lead Lehigh past Navy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lance Tejada scored 22 points with five 3-pointers, Pat Andree added 16 points with six assists and Lehigh defeated Navy 85-74 on Wednesday night.
Kyle Leufroy had 15 points and six rebounds for the Mountain Hawks (12-6, 5-2 Patriot League). Lehigh remains one game behind first-place Bucknell (6-1) in the league standings.
Navy rallies after halftime to defeat Lafayette 85-77
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — John Carter Jr. scored a career-high 18 points, leading four into double-figure scoring and Navy beat Lafayette 85-77 on Wednesday night.
George Kiernan had 15 points for Navy (6-10, 3-2 Patriot League), which broke its four-game road losing streak. Evan Wieck added 14 points. Hasan Abdullah had 12 points and eight rebounds.
After falling behind 34-32 at halftime, Navy outscored Lafayette 53-43 in the second half. The Midshipmen's 53 second-half points were a season high.
Mahoney scores 22 to lead Boston University past Navy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Max Mahoney scored 22 points and Boston University controlled the final seven minutes in a 75-69 victory over Navy on Saturday.
Navy led 28-26 at halftime and for much of the second half until a 3-pointer by Jack Hemphill gave the Terriers a 58-56 lead with 7:23 remaining. BU added to its lead and eventually went up by 10 in the final minute.
Abdullah’s putback lifts Navy past Holy Cross 50-48
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Hasan Abdullah scored 15 points, the last coming on a floater from about 10 feet on the right side of the lane that rolled around the rim and dropped through with less than a second remaining that gave Navy a 50-48 win over Holy Cross on Sunday.
Cam Davis put up a 3-pointer with about five seconds to go with Abdullah grabbing the rebound in the lane and dribbling to his right before rising up to flip in the game-winner with 0.6 seconds on the clock.
Kiernan sparks Navy past Colgate in Patriot opener, 72-66
ANAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — George Kiernan scored 20 points, including a 3-pointer to give Navy the lead down the stretch, and the Midshipmen played their first home game in a month to open Patriot League play, holding off Colgate 72-66 on Thursday night.
Six of the last seven Navy-Colgate contests have been decided by single digits and the Midshipmen snapped a three-game losing streak to the Raiders.
Thomas, Brown combine for 48, Bucknell cruises by Navy 85-61
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Zach Thomas scored 23 points, tying a school record with his 16th 20-point game, Stephen Brown added 25 points and Bucknell cruised past Navy 85-61 Wednesday night with each team already assured of a top spot in the upcoming Patriot League playoffs.
Bucknell (21-9, 15-2) had already locked up the league title and home court for the quarterfinals for the fourth-straight season and seventh time in the last eight. Navy (19-11, 10-7) is tied for third.
Lewis leads Navy past Boston University 62-48
BOSTON (AP) — Mo Lewis had career highs of 12 points and eight rebounds and Navy beat Boston University 62-48 on Saturday.
Hasan Abdullah and Shawn Anderson both had 13 points for the Midshipmen (19-10, 10-6 Patriot League), who won their fourth straight overall and sixth straight on the road. Tom Lacey also had 12 points.
Cedric Hankerson had 11 points for the Terriers (12-15, 8-8), who have lost five straight— their longest conference skid since losing eight straight in the 1999-00 season.
Anderson with 28, Navy holds on to beat Lafayette 71-69
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Shawn Anderson scored 28 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Navy held on to beat Lafayette 71-69 on Wednesday night.
Anderson was 11 of 14 from the field for the Midshipmen (18-10, 9-6 Patriot League), who have won three straight.
Navy beat Army in both men's and women's basketball Saturday, sweeping their annual Star Games in West Point, N.Y.
The men won 68-59, led by senior Shawn Anderson's 13 points, six rebounds and four assists. Evan Wieck, Hasan Abdullah and Tom Lacey all scored in double figures for the Midshipmen as well.
Taylor Dunham posted 18 points, four assists and four steals to lead the women's team to a 55-46 victory, the Mids' fifth straight win over their rivals.
Navy leads wire-to-wire in 68-59 win over Army
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Shawn Anderson and Evan Weick scored 16 of their combined 25 points in the second half and Tom Lacey finished with 10 points and nine rebounds to help Navy beat Army 68-59 on Saturday.
Anderson finished with 13 points, six rebounds and four assists, Hasan Abdullah scored 11 points and George Kiernan added seven points and eight rebounds for Navy (17-10, 8-6 Patriot League).
Swopshire hits late 3, Colgate beats Navy 69-64
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Jordan Swopshire had 16 points, with four 3-pointers, and nine rebounds to help Colgate beat Navy 69-64 on Sunday.
Swopshire and Francisco Amiel made 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions and Amiel capped the 8-0 run with two free throws to give Colgate a 55-54 lead — its first since 34-33.
Navy upends Holy Cross 61-56 in OT behind Kiernan’s 13 PTs
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — George Kiernan scored 13 points and Hasan Abdullah and Bryce Dulin each scored 10 and Navy defeated Holy Cross 61-56 in overtime Thursday night.
Kiernan started the extra session with a 3-point play, Dulin and Cam Davis each made jumpshots and Navy never trailed in the extra session.
Dulin hits 8 3s, scores 23 points; Navy beats American 70-64
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bryce Dulin hit a career-high seven 3-pointers on eight attempts and finished with 23 points to help Navy beat American 70-64 on Friday night.
Evan Weick scored 13 points and Hasan Abdullah added 11 points, six assists and two steals for Navy (11-5, 2-1 Patriot League).
Kiernan hits 4 3s, scores 27 as Navy beats Lehigh 78-66
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — George Kiernan had a career-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, and Shawn Anderson scored nine of his 11 points in the final six minutes to help Navy pull away late for a 78-66 win over Lehigh on Tuesday night.
Penn has big first half, rolls in 66-45 victory over Navy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Betley and Caleb Wood scored 13 points apiece and Pennsylvania used a big first half to roll past Navy 66-45 on Wednesday night.
The Quakers (1-2) have their first win of the season, and bounced back from a 75-71 double-overtime loss to La Salle on Monday night.
Navy overcomes slow start to seal 68-60 win over Lafayette
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bryce Dulin scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Shawn Anderson added 11 points, and Navy shot 60 percent in the second half to overcome a slow start and beat Lafayette 68-60 on Saturday night.
Lafayette led 46-41 with 9:40 left, but 3s from Tim Abruzzo, Hasan Abdullah and Shawn Anderson helped Navy to a 53-52 lead, and two 3s from George Kiernan made it 59-52 with 4:24 remaining.
Navy wins 7th straight, beats Holy Cross 60-47
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Shawn Anderson scored 15 points and had a career-high six steals, and Navy cruised to a 60-47 victory over Holy Cross on Saturday for its seventh straight win.
Lacey’s double-double leads Navy by Colgate 67-55
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tom Lacey scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Navy picked up its first Patriot League win with a 67-55 victory over Colgate to snap a four-game losing streak on Sunday.
Lacey posted his third double-double this season. Hasan Abdullah added 14 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals with Shawn Anderson scoring 14 points for the Midshipmen (6-10, 1-3).
Bucknell rallies to down Navy 59-55 in Patriot League opener
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 22 points and five steals and Bucknell rallied in the second half to beat Navy 59-55 on Friday night in the Patriot League opener for both teams.
Bucknell (9-5) trailed 36-23 after Bryce Dulin's layup with a little more than a minute gone by in the second half. The score remained 36-27 for more than four minutes and Mackenzie scored the final six points in a 7-0 run that pulled Bison within one, 46-45, with 5:50 left.
Anderson hits go-ahead layup, Navy beats Penn 70-68
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Shawn Anderson scored 15 points and his layup with 16 seconds remaining put Navy up for good as the Midshipmen beat Pennsylvania 70-68 on Saturday.
Penn didn't get off a shot as it turned the ball over with a second left. Anderson's layup gave Navy a one-point lead and he sealed it from the line.
Jackson Donahue's 3 with 5:21 to play gave Penn a 68-61 lead but Navy (3-4) scored the next five points and pulled to within a basket on Bryce Dullin's layup with 1:45 remaining.