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04/12/2017

Navy Men’s Basketball Season Recap and Team Awards

Navy recently handed out its team awards at year-end banquet.

02/22/2017

American Upsets Navy in Men's Hoops, 74-58

Shawn Anderson leads Navy with 17 points.

02/22/2017

Navy Men's Basketball Senior Day Video Feature

Seniors will be recognized prior to the American game.

02/21/2017

Men's Basketball to Host American on Senior Day Wednesday

Navy can clinch a top-four seed in the Patriot League Tournament with a win.

02/17/2017

Army-Navy Men's Basketball Star Game Set for Saturday

Navy is aiming for its fourth straight Star Game victory.

02/21/2017

Army-Navy Star Game

Photo gallery of the Army-Navy Star Game on Feb. 18, 2017.

11/14/2016

Navy vs. Ohio State (Veterans Classic)

Photo gallery of the Navy vs. Ohio State game.

02/26/2016

Navy vs. Boston U. (2/3/16)

Photo gallery of Boston U. at Navy on Feb. 3, 2016.

12/02/2014

Navy vs. Saint Francis University

Photo gallery of Navy vs. Saint Francis University on Nov. 29, 2014

11/20/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Providence (USA Today)

Men's Basketball vs. Providence; photos by Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

2016-17 Game-by-Game Statistics
2015-16 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics
2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics

2016-17 - SENIOR:
• Played in 19 games and started on Senior Night against American on Feb. 22.
• Played in 120 minutes for an average of 6.3.
• Pulled down 20 rebounds on the season.
• Shot 16-of-23 from the field on the season for a percentage of .696.
• Scored a career-high 12 points on 4-of-4 shooting in the season-opening Veterans Classic against Ohio State on Nov. 11.
• Scored four points on 2-of-2 shooting in eight minutes against Boston U. on Jan. 5.
• Tallied two points and three rebounds in just three minutes in Navy's win over Lafayette on Jan. 14.
• Scored four points with one rebound and a drawn charge in seven minutes in Navy's win over Lehigh on Jan. 18. Provided a spark off the bench as Navy rallied from an 11-point deficit.
• Scored four points with a drawn charge in six minutes against Army on Feb. 18.
• Played in 74 career games at Navy.

2015-16 - JUNIOR:
• Played in 17 games in 2015-16.
• Averaged 1.4 points, 1.5 rebounds and 4.5 minutes.
• Had six points and a season-best eight rebounds in a season-high 15 minutes in Navy's win over Goucher on Nov. 22.
• Provided a big lift off the bench in Navy's win over UNCG on Nov. 27 with six points and five rebounds in 11 minutes.
• Had six points and two boards in Navy's win over IPFW on Nov. 29.
• Saw action in nine of the first 10 games of the season.

2014-15 - SOPHOMORE:
• Played in 15 games with five starts.
• Averaged 2.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 10.4 minutes per game.
• Had a team-best field-goal percentage of .636 (14-of-22).
• Saw six minutes of action in Navy's season-opener against Michigan State on Nov. 14.
• Earned his first career start at Notre Dame on Nov. 16, logging 12 minutes and grabbing two rebounds.
• Had a breakout game at Providence on Nov. 20 with a career-high 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting and two rebounds in 16 minutes.
• Scored four points and had three rebounds against Northeastern on Nov. 22.
• Had two points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 20 minutes in Navy's win over Binghamton on Nov. 23.
• Earned his fifth straight start in Navy's win over Penn St.-Harrisburg on Nov. 26.
• Posted nine points and a career-high 11 rebounds against The Citadel on Dec. 6.
• Grabbed five offensive boards and six defensive boards while coming off the bench to play a season-high 26 minutes against the Citadel.
• His 11 rebounds were tied for the Navy individual team-high in 2014-15.

2013-14 - FRESHMAN:
• Played in 23 games as a freshman.
• Averaged 2.1 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.7 minutes per game.
• Pulled down a season-best 10 rebounds and had four points in 16 minutes in Navy's 98-47 win over Goucher on Nov 13.
• Collected nine points, four rebounds and two steals in Navy's 73-58 win over UMBC on Nov. 23.
• Had two points and five rebounds in Navy's 79-74 win over The Citadel on Dec. 4.
• Posted six points and three rebounds against Bryant on Dec. 14.
• Played a season-high 21 minutes against Boston U. on Jan. 7 and tallied five points and three rebounds.
• Logged 19 minutes and had two points and five rebounds against Holy Cross on Jan. 25.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Graduated from Needham B. Broughton High School in 2013, where he lettered three times in basketball.
• As a senior, led team to region, district and league titles and the team advanced to the North Carolina 4A title game.
• Had 13 points and eight rebounds in the state championship game, which was played at the Dean Smith Center at Chapel Hill.
• Led team to a 27-6 record as a senior.
• Won a league and district title as a junior and a league title in his sophomore year.
• Named to the North Carolina All-State Third Team as a senior.
• Also earned all-conference, all-district and all-region honors in 2013.
• Selected to the all-conference and all-region teams in 2012 after averaging 11 points and 5.5 rebounds for a 21-7 squad.
• A top-40 recruit in the state of North Carolina.
• President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
• Leader of Youth Group, member of Habitat for Humanity and was the vice-president of the Young Republicans Club.

MISCELLANEOUS:
• Son of Bruce Hemphill and Susan Jones.
• Father, Bruce, played football at LSU and is the director of athletics at McNeese State.
• Played high school basketball with N.C. State's Staats Battle and Chris Brickhouse.
• Majoring in history.
• Named to the Commandant's List in the spring semester of his junior season.

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