Rivals are meeting in the postseason for the first time since 2001.
Mids shoot an impressive 65 percent from the floor.
Navy to battle defending Patriot League Champion.
Navy (3-2) and Colgate (4-1) to meet in Alumni Hall at 4:00 PM.
Navy and Loyola to meet at 4:00 PM on Wednesday.
Navy Men's Basketball vs. Lehigh (2-22-12)
Navy MBB vs. Holy Cross (Feb. 8, 2012)
Navy MBB vs. Army (1-14-12)
Mavy MBB vs. American (Jan. 18, 2012)
Navy MBB vs. Lafayette (Jan. 7, 2012)
2011 (JUNIOR): Sugars had another outstanding season, being named second-team All-Patriot League after leading Navy in scoring (16.0 ppg), rebounding (6.0 rpg), minutes (33.8 mpg) and three-pointers made (68) ... ranked third in the Patriot League in scoring (16.0), seventh in rebounding (6.0), fifth in steals (1.4), second in three-pointers made (68) and third in minutes played (33.8) ... became just the seventh player in school history to score 1,000 points by the end of his junior year and ranks 20th on the school's career scoring list with 1,015 points ... finished the season with double-figure scoring games in 25 of the last 26 games, including seven straight to finish the season ... surpassed the 20-point barrier 10 different times during the season ... ranks fifth on the career three-pointers made list with 155 and is one of just three players in school history to have two seasons of 60 or more three-pointers (Sugars, Greg Sprink, Chris Harris) ... his 68 three-pointers as a junior were the eighth most in school history ... was at his best against Army, averaging 22.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 2.0 apg while shooting 13-of-25 from the field and 8-of-15 from three-point range in leading Navy to a sweep of the Black Knights ... returned from a hand injury that caused him to miss three games to score 20 points in a 64-57 win over George Washington in the BB&T Classic ... tallied 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting in a regular-season finale victory over Colgate ... surpassed the 1,000-point plateau in the second half against the Raiders ... tallied 20-plus points in three straight games against Mercer (23), Elon (21) and Long Island (21), while shooting 25-of-41 from the field during that span ... made at least three three-pointers in 14 different games ... made a three-pointer in 29 straight games, the second-longest streak in school history, dating back to his sophomore year ... the streak was broken in the 24th game of the season against Bucknell ... needs 11 rebounds for 500 in his career, which will make him just the ninth player in school history with 1,000 points and 500 rebounds.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Sugars had a remarkable sophomore season, ranking fourth in the league in scoring (15.8 ppg) and third in rebounding (8.0 rpg) ... his 8.0 rebounds per game were the most nationally for a player 6-3 or shorter ... was just one of 10 freshmen or sophomores nationally to average 15.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg. The list was a who's-who in college basketball (Butler's Gordon Heyward, Kentucky's DeMarcus Cousins, Wake Forest's Aminu El-Farouq) ... his 34 points against Colgate (Jan. 30) were the fifth most in school history by a Navy sophomore ... became the sixth player in school history with 450 points and 225 rebounds in a season, and just the third sophomore (David Robinson, Vernon Butler) ... recorded six double-doubles on the year, the most for a Navy player since 1999 ... his three-pointer at the buzzer against Coppin State gave Navy a 78-75 victory ... made 78 three-pointers, the fourth most in a season in school history ... his 12.6 point per game improvement from 2009 to 2010 was the highest jump for an individual nationally, and the second-best improvement for a Navy player in school history (David Robinson; freshman to sophomore year) ... finished the year making 27-of-54 (.500) three-point attempts in his last nine games ... also played 166-of-170 possible minutes in the last four games. Only four minutes he did not play came in the first four minutes of the game on Senior Night vs. American, a contest in which he would have normally started ... named Patriot League Player of the Week twice (Nov. 16, 2009 and Jan. 5, 2010).
2009 (FRESHMAN): Sugars appeared in 29 games as a freshman, averaging 3.2 ppg and 2.8 rpg while dishing out 10 assists, grabbing 13 steals and blocking six shots ... started his career by making his first five three-point attempts, including all three against Howard ... scored a season-high 13 points with a career-high eight rebounds at Army ... averaged 10.0 ppg and 4.5 rpg in just 17.5 mpg against the Black Knights ... scored 12 points with six rebounds, a block and a steal in his second career game against Howard, sparking a second-half Midshipmen surge ... had a strong game against Final Four-bound Villanova, scoring five points with seven rebounds.
HIGH SCHOOL: A standout at Millbrook High School (Va.), Sugars averaged 16.3 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 2.8 apg and 2.5 spg as a senior, while shooting 52 percent from the field, including 40 percent (44-of-109) from the three-point line ... was named Associated Press second-team all-state, as well as first-team all-district and all-region ... was named second-team all-district as a sophomore, first-team all-district as a junior and was the team MVP ... served as the team captain as a senior ... finished his career as Millbrook's all-time career leader in points (1,323), rebounds (623) and steals (190) and was third in assists (181) ... team posted a 29-1 record in 2007-08 in the Virginia AA Northwestern League, winning the Group AA State Championship ... team compiled a 73-13 record in three years, and Sugars was part of three district championships ... was teammates with Erick Green, who will be a sophomore at Virginia Tech ... also lettered in football and weightlifting at Millbrook ... was a member of the National Honor Society and volunteered in such programs as the Salvation Army Food Drive, the John Morgan Memorial Car Wash and the Millbrook Reading Blitz program ... finished eighth in the nation in a written entrepeneur competition as a senior ... won the Winchester Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Award ... had perfect attendance during his high school career ... turned down interest from High Point, Brown, Columbia, Princeton and Siena.
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of James and Kimberly Sugars ... father, James, played basketball at Elon in 1984-86 ... once met and ate breakfast with the great Gale Sayers ... majoring in economics.
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