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Worth Smith Leads Blue To 55-53 Overtime Win Over Gold In Annual Navy Men's Basketball Alumni Game

Smith scores final four points for the Blue


Rosters Set For 2018 Navy Men’s Basketball Alumni Game

Twenty-seven former players will be attending the reunion weekend, including 25 that will play in the annual game.


Blue Defeats Gold, 51-46, In Annual Navy Men's Basketball Alumni Game

Mike Wall's Three Straight Three-Pointers Spur The Blue To Victory


Men’s Basketball Alumni Game Set For Saturday

12:15 PM at Alumni Hall

As A Junior (2004-05)
Navy's third-leading scorer, averaging 9.8 points per game, he came off the bench in 23 of the Mids' 28 contests ... scored in double digits in 15 of the 28 games, including the last four contests of the year ... led the Mids in scoring five times ... paced Navy with 31 three-pointers which is tied for the eighth most in school history ... his 162 attempts are the fourth most in a single season ... connected on two or more three-pointers 16 times during the season, including 15 of the last 24 contests ... tallied three or more triples in seven of the last 21 games, including five against American in the first round of the Patriot League Tournament (March 4) ... ranked seventh on Navy's all-time three-point field goals made list, knocking down 113 in three seasons ... recorded his 100th-career triple against Army on Feb. 6 ... ranked fifth on the Mids' career three-point field goals made list for league contests with 44 ... ranked fourth on the Mids' all-time three-point field goals attempted ledger with 343 ... is fifth on the career three-point field goals attempted list for league contests with 141 ... averaged 14.8 points over the final four contests of the year, including 17 and 20-point efforts against American ... shot 42 percent from the field and 40 percent from long range over that span ... instrumental in Navy's win at Loyola (Md.) (Nov. 21), where he shot 7 for 10 from the field, including 3 for 5 from long range and was 1 for 1 from the charity stripe for 18 points ... added three assists and two steals in that game ... behind a 15-point effort at Ohio (Dec. 4), he topped the 400-point plateau ... en route to his season-best 23 points against Stony Brook (Dec. 11), he connected on eight of his nine free throws ... shot 6 for 16 from the field, including 3 for 8 from behind the arc ... grabbed a career-high tying three steals against Gettysburg (Dec. 18) ... did not score at Lafayette (Jan. 8), marking the first time this season and the first time since last year's Patriot League Tournament contest against Lehigh in which he has not scored in a contest ... produced his 200th-career rebound against Columbia (Jan. 17) ... scored his 500th-career point behind an eight-point effort at Holy Cross (Jan. 21) ... tallied three steals against Colgate (Jan. 28) and Bucknell (Jan. 30) ... scored his 200th-career Patriot League point in a seven-point effort against Army (Feb. 6) ... produced his 100th-career rebound in Patriot League action Feb. 13 with three boards at Bucknell ... narrowed the gap the game prior with a season-high tying seven caroms at Colgate Feb. 11 ... behind a 10-point effort at Lehigh (Feb. 19), produced his first double-digit scoring game since Jan. 28 against Colgate ... turned in his second-straight double-figure scoring effort behind 12 points against Lafayette (Feb. 23) ... added a season-high eight rebounds ... came off the bench to lead Navy in scoring with 20 points at American (Feb. 26) where he connected on a trio of three-pointers ... led the Mids in scoring for the first time since their game at The Citadel (Dec. 30) ... reached the 600-point plateau after scoring 17 points, which featured a season-high five three-pointers, against American in the league tournament ... added a team-high tying five rebounds.

As A Sophomore (2003-04)
A starter in 24 of the 28 contests, he was the Mids' second-leading scorer averaging 7.8 points per game, and produced the second-best rebounding average (4.0 rpg) ... Navy's third-leading scorer in conference action, posting 6.9 points per outing ... eclipsed the 300-point milestone for his career and 200-point plateau for the season behind a team-best 10-point effort against Holy Cross (Feb. 22) ... shot 4 for 6 from the field, including 2-for-3 from behind the arc ... grabbed a then career-high seven rebounds at South Carolina (Nov. 21) in the Mids' season opener ... added a personal-best three steals ... Navy's leading scorer (tied-Kwame Ofori) in the Mids' home opener against Belmont (Nov. 24) ... scored 14 points on five field goals and a pair of free throws ... averaged 16 points per game from Nov. 24-30 -- scored 14 against Belmont and Air Force (Nov. 28), and put up a season-high 20 points at James Madison (Nov. 30) ... produced season highs in points (then-20), field goals made (8), three-point field goals made (4), assists (2) and blocks (1) against the Dukes ... turned in his first-career double-double behind a 16-point, 11-rebound effort in the Mids' victory over Gettysburg (Dec. 13) ... his 11 rebounds marked a new career high ... made five of his six free throws against the Bullets, the first time in his career he had made more than two free throws ... dealt out a career-high tying three assists, while grabbing six boards against Washington (Md.) College (Dec. 18) ... eclipsed the 200-point plateau for his career 10 games into the season (29th-career game) behind an 11-point effort at home against Mount St. Mary's (Dec. 27) ... looked to shed his shooting slump behind an 11-point (4-for-9, 3-for-7 from 3-pt. range) effort against Mount St. Mary's (D27) ... added five boards and two assists in 34 minutes of play ... shot 55.5 percent (5-for-9) from the field, including 3-for-6 from long range, in the Mids' win over Loyola (Md.) (Jan. 3) ... added five boards ... posted his 100th-career rebound on a five-board effort in the Patriot League opener at Lehigh (Jan. 10) ... posted his second 20-point performance of the year with 21 points against American (Jan. 14) ... shot 53.8 percent from the floor, which included four triples ... added seven boards, three assists and a steal ... dealt out a career-high five assists at Colgate (Jan. 25), while dumping in 12 points ... knocked down a trio of triples en route to a 10-point effort against Army (Jan. 30) ... was held without a field goal against Lafayette (Feb. 1), but grabbed a team-high tying seven rebounds ... held the Leopards' Justin DeBerry to just 11 points, well below his scoring average ... after scoring a combined 15 points in six games (Lafayette Feb. 1 - Holy Cross Feb. 22), produced 18 against Lafayette (Feb. 26) and Army (Feb. 28) in the final weekend of regular-season league play.

As a Freshman (2002-03)
Finished his freshman year as Navy's fifth-leading scorer en route to being named to the Patriot League All-Rookie Team ... the first Navy player to earn a spot on the all-rookie team since Jason Jeanpierre and Scott Long were named during the 1999-00 campaign ... averaged 5.6 points and 2.1 rebounds per outing overall and 5.3 points and 1.9 caroms in Patriot League play ... saw playing time in 19 of the 28 contests, while earning five starts on the year ... the Mids' most accurate long range shooter, he led the team with a 42.4 three-point percentage (25 for 59) ... connected on the second-most triples among his teammates ... after playing just three minutes in the season opener, spent the next five games on the bench before being called upon at Coastal Carolina (Dec. 7) ... scored a then career-high 13 points on 5-for-6 shooting, including 3-for-4 from three-point range ... scored 11 points the following game against Gettysburg (Dec. 14), also making 3-for-4 from long range ... added eight points in a career-high 23 minutes at Ohio (Dec. 20) ... was 2 for 3 from three-point range ... also grabbed a then career-high five rebounds against the Bobcats ... became the first Navy freshman since Jason Jeanpierre in 2000 to garner Patriot League Rookie-of-the-Week recognition when he earned the award Dec. 23 ... grabbed a career-high two steals against Rice (Dec. 23) ... earned his first-collegiate start Jan. 11 against Lehigh in the Mids' Patriot League opener ... missed four-straight games (Colgate {Jan. 26} - Lehigh {Feb. 8}) with a sprained knee ... collided in practice (Jan. 25) with teammate Matt Fannin ... came off the bench against American (Feb. 12), his first game back from his injury, to score a career-high 24 points (9 for 12, 6 for 9 3pt.) ... it was the largest scoring output by a Navy freshman since Michael Heary produced 31 points against arch rival Army J21, 1995 ... the six three-pointers are the most by a Navy freshman since Mark Majick connected on six against Hawaii Dec. 27, 1991 ... scored six points on a pair of three-pointers against American (March 8) in the Patriot League Tournament.

High School/Personal
A 2001 graduate of Gar-Field Senior High School ... a four-year basketball letterwinner ... earned all-district and all-area recognition his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... named all-area MVP as a senior, while also earning all-region and First-Team All-State (Va.) honors ... led Gar-Field to the district championship in `99 with a 21-5 record ... the `01 team also won the district championship, as well as the region championship with a 26-4 mark ... majoring in economics ... full name is David Andrew Hooper ... son of Charles and Maria Hooper ... born July 28, 1982, in Fairfax, Va.

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