Mids end season at 8-23. Post sixth-best improvement from one year to next.
Exhibition game is open to public and admission is free.
Mids hope youth is served during the upcoming season.
DeChellis welcomes first full recruiting class at Navy.
Navy men's basketball head coach Ed DeChellis sits down with Pete Medhurst to discuss the 2012-13 basketball season.
Navy Men's Basketball Freshman Headshots
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of South Side High School, Spadaford had an outstanding career for the Cyclones ... as a senior he was a fifth-team all-New York state selection, a first-team all-Long Island public school honoree and first-team all-Nassau County after averaging about 18 points, 11 rebounds and three assists per game ... led team to the 2012 Nassau County Class A basketball championship ... in his first game back after a three-week injury due to a high ankle sprain, he scored 27 points with 12 rebounds and five assists in a playoff win over Wantagh ... was selected as the Conference A-1 Player of the Year for Nassau County as a junior ... was a two-time co-captain at South Side ... named the 2010 (December) most valuable player in the Uniondale Knights Tip-Off Classic after averaging 22 points and 10 rebounds per game ... was a three-year starter for one of Nassau County's top programs and helped team to the Nassau County semi-finals as a sophomore ... played for Long Island's Rising Stars AAU program and ranked in the top 35 of the AAU Division I Nationals in Orlando (July 2011) with wins over Ohio Gold and PA Playaz ... at the 2010 event, his team won their bracket with a win over Ohio Purple, which had won the 2009 event ... was selected as an all-star at Hoop Group camps in each of the last two years and scored 26 points in the Eastern Camp all-star game before his junior year.
MISCELLANEOUS: Born January 13, 1994, in Rockville Centre, N.Y., the same day as teammate Tilman Dunbar ... son of Ken and Nancy Spadaford ... went on recruiting visits to Colgate and NJIT among others.
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