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10/14/2016

Previewing the Field of the 2016 Veterans Classic presented by Northwestern Mutual

Navy to host the third annual Veterans Classic on Nov. 11.

04/15/2016

Men's Basketball Hands Out Annual Team Awards

Navy's seniors honored at the team banquet.

04/06/2016

Navy Men's Basketball Final Game Notes and Highlights

Navy had an overall record of 19-14 in 2015-16.

03/03/2016

Men's Basketball Falls to Lehigh in Quarterfinals, 65-63

Mids rally from 19 points down but can't finish off Mountain Hawks.

03/02/2016

Navy at Lehigh in PL Quarterfinals on Thursday

Winner will advance to Sunday's tournament semifinals.

04/16/2013

Ed DeChellis discusses the 2012-13 Navy men's basketball season.

Navy men's basketball head coach Ed DeChellis sits down with Pete Medhurst to discuss the 2012-13 basketball season.

02/21/2013

Highlights from Navy's 50-44 win over American.

Highlights from the Navy men's basketball team's 50-44 win over American on Feb. 20, 2013.

02/21/2013

Tilman Dunbar and Ed DeChellis discuss Navy's 50-44 win over American.

Navy freshman Tilman Dunbar and head coach Ed DeChellis discuss Navy's 50-44 win over American on Feb. 20, 2013.

01/22/2013

Navy highlights from its 59-50 win over Army.

Navy highlights from its 59-50 win over Army on Jan. 20, 2013.

12/11/2012

Navy highlights from its 69-59 win over Bryant.

Navy men's basketball highlights from its 69-59 win over Bryant on Dec. 10, 2012.

03/04/2016

Navy vs. Bucknell (2/27/16)

Photo gallery of Navy vs. Bucknell on Feb. 27, 2016. The game was Senior Day for Will Kelly, Tilman Dunbar and Kendall Knorr.

03/04/2016

Navy vs. Lafayette (3/1/16)

Photo gallery of Navy vs. Lafayette on March 1, 2016 in the Patriot League Tournament First Round.

03/03/2016

Navy at Lehigh Patriot League Tournament

Photos of Navy at Lehigh in the Patriot League Tournament on March 3, 2016. Photos by Brent Hugo/Lehigh Athletics.

02/26/2016

Army-Navy (2/20/16)

Photo gallery of the Army-Navy game from Feb. 20, 2016.

02/26/2016

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

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

2015-16 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics
2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics

ACCOLADES WON:
• 2015-16 All-Patriot League Third Team
• 2015-16 NAAA Athlete of the Week (2/15)
• 2013-14 Patriot League Player of the Week (12/9)
• 2013-14 NAAA Athlete of the Week (12/9)
• 2012-13 Patriot League All-Rookie Team
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (1/2)
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/28)
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/17)
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/10)

2015-16 - SENIOR:
• 2016 All-Patriot League Third Team.
• Averaged 11.7 points and a team-best 3.8 assists.
• Started all 33 games during the 2015-16 season and averaged a team-high 31.3 minutes.
• Ranked eighth in the Patriot League in assists (3.8) and sixth in assist to turnover ratio (1.5).
• Ranks fifth in school history in career games started with 104.
• Ranks sixth in school history with 434 career assists.
• Ranks 12th in school history with 310 career free throws and is 10th with 450 career free throw attempts.
• Ranks 20th in school history with 103 career steals.
• Ranks 21st in school history with 1,094 career points.
• Is just the fourth player in school history to amass over 1,000 career points and 400 career assists.
• Became the 23rd player in school history to surpass the 1,000-point mark when he scored 21 points at Lafayette on Feb. 13. It was his 100th career game.
• His 1,033 minutes ranked as the 17th most in a season, his 125 free throws made ranked 20th and his 172 free throw attempts ranked 18th.
• Scored over 20 points five times this season.
• Scored 11 points and had three assists in Navy's win over USC Upstate on Nov. 19.
• Had six points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals against Goucher on Nov. 22.
• Scored 13 points with three assists and three rebounds in win over UMBC on Nov. 25.
• Sealed Navy's win at UNCG with 16 points in the game and six free throws in the final 35 seconds on Nov. 27. Went 10-of-11 from the free throw line.
• Scored 10 points and dished out five assists in Navy's win over Jacksonville on Nov. 28.
• Scored 13 points with four assists in Navy's win at VMI on Dec. 12.
• Tallied 13 points with three rebounds in win over Furman on Dec. 22.
• Scored 11 points with four rebounds and three assists in win over Holy Cross on Jan. 2.
• Tallied 16 points with five assists and four rebounds in Navy's 83-67 win at Boston U. on Jan. 6.
• Scored a team-high 15 points with three assists and was 9-of-10 from the free throw line in Navy's win over Loyola on Jan. 13.
• Tallied nine points with eight assists and four rebounds in Navy's 87-61 win over Lafayette on Jan. 16.
• Scored a team-high 14 points against American on Jan. 27.
• Scored a season-high 24 points on 11-of-12 shooting from the free throw line with four assists in a career-high 43 minutes in overtime against Holy Cross on Jan. 30.
• Tallied 13 points and a career-best nine rebounds in Navy's 64-50 win at Army in the 2016 Star Game on Feb. 1.
• Scored 20 points with five assists against Boston U. on Feb. 3.
• Tallied 13 points with three assists against Colgate on Feb. 6.
• Scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting and was a career-best 3-of-4 on 3-pointers in Navy's win at Loyola on Feb. 10. Also had six assists against just one turnover.
• Tallied 21 points with six assists in Navy's win at Lafayette on Feb. 13.
• Named the NAAA Athlete of the Week for his play against Loyola and Lafayette.
• Scored 16 points and had seven assists in 42 minutes in Navy's double-overtime loss to Army on Feb. 20.
• Tallied 12 points with four assists at American on Feb. 24.
• Posted 12 points and seven assists against Bucknell on Feb. 27.
• Scored a team-high 22 points with eight assists against one turnover and was 13-of-14 from the free throw line in Patriot League Tournament First Round win over Lafayette on March 1.
• Scored 16 points with three 3-pointers and had three assists, three rebounds and two steals against Lehigh on March 3 in the Patriot League Quarterfinals.
• Made 22 3-pointers as a senior after making just four in his first three seasons at Navy.
• Received Surface Warfare Officer as his service assignment and selected the USS Bataan as his ship.
• Received the team's Charles McDonough Most Outstanding Player Award.

2014-15 - JUNIOR:
• Played in all 32 games with 30 games started.
• Led the team in assists per game (3.3).
• Ranked third on the team in scoring at 9.1 points per game.
• Averaged 29.8 minutes per game.
• Ranked eight in the Patriot League in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.6), ninth in assists (3.3) and 13th in steals (1.1) in overall games.
• In conference play, Dunbar ranked sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.1), seventh in assists (3.7) and 12th in steals (1.1).
• Made a team-high 76 free throws.
• Opened the 2014-15 season with 10 points, six assists, three steals and just two turnovers in 35 minutes in Navy's 64-59 loss to #18 Michigan State in the Veterans Classic on Nov. 14.
• Scored 11 points and had six assists and five rebounds in 37 minutes in Navy's win over Binghamton on Nov. 23.
• Tallied 10 points in Navy's win over Penn St.-Harrisburg on Nov. 26.
• Scored a season-high 26 points in Navy's 84-66 win over VMI on Dec. 9.
• Dunbar was 8-of-10 from the floor and 10-of-15 from the free throw line against VMI. His eight field goals made established a new career-high.
• Tallied 13 points, six assists and zero turnovers in Navy's win over Loyola on Dec. 31.
• Scored 13 points with three rebounds and two assists in Navy's win at Lafayette on Jan. 3.
• Dished out a season-high nine assists against Boston U. on Jan. 7.
• Scored 10 points and had three rebounds and three assists in Navy's win over Army on Jan. 10.
• Posted 13 points, seven rebounds and three steals at Lehigh on Jan. 21.
• Had 16 points, five assists and three rebounds in Navy's win over Army on Feb. 7.
• Scored a team-high 13 points and added three assists against Bucknell on Feb. 11.
• Tallied 13 points and six assists against Lehigh on Feb. 18.
• Scored 12 points and had five assists in a win over Holy Cross on Feb. 22.
• Posted 11 points and four assists in Navy's win over Army in the Patriot League Tournament on March 3.
• Scored a team-high 17 points and had two assists and one steal against Colgate in the Patriot League Quarterfinals on March 5.
• Led the team, or shared the team-lead, in assists in 17 games.
• Led the team with 13 offensive charges drawn.
• Finished his junior season ranked 11th in school history with 307 career assists.

2013-14 - SOPHOMORE:
• Started the first 10 games of the year.
• Averaged 11.9 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds.
• Scored six points and handed out eight assists in Navy's win over Goucher on Nov. 13.
• Had 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting in Navy's win at Binghamton on Nov. 16.
• Had 12 points in Navy's 73-58 win over UMBC on Nov. 23.
• Scored 15 points and had seven assists in Navy's 67-59 win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Nov. 26.
• Poured in 28 points and had eight rebounds, seven assists, two steals and a block in Navy's 79-74 win over The Citadel on Dec. 4. Dunbar was 7-of-12 from the floor and 14-of-17 from the free throw line.
• Was named the Patriot League Player of the Week and the NAAA Athlete of the Week for his performance against The Citadel.
• Scored 14 points and had nine assists in Navy's overtime loss at Bryant on Dec. 14.
• Missed the final 20 games of the season after being suspended for a violation of Naval Academy rules.

2012-13 - FRESHMAN:
• Had a strong freshman campaign, setting the school record for most starts by a freshman (31) in Navy basketball history. He averaged 9.5 points per game and ranked second in the Patriot League in assists at 4.9 assists per game.
• Was named to the Patriot League All-Rookie Team and won four straight Patriot League Rookie of the Week in December and January.
• Set the Patriot League record (by 19 assists) for assists by a freshman (152). Finished the year seventh in the country in assists per game by a freshman (4.9 apg), and his 152 assists were the 12th most in a season by a Navy player.
• Recorded 15 double-figure games and finished the year sixth on the Navy freshman scoring list (296 points). Ranked second in the Patriot League among freshmen in scoring.
• Recorded a pair of double-doubles against Binghamton (16 points, 11 assists) in just his third career game and Bryant (13 points, 10 assists). Also scored 20 points with four rebounds and seven assists in an 85-66 win over Monmouth. Was the first freshman in school history to reach those marks and first Navy player since January 3, 2006 (Greg Sprink) to record a 20-4-7 contest.
• Averaged 10.6 points per game and 5.1 assists per game in 17 non-conference games while shooting 44.2 percent from the field. In league games, Dunbar averaged just 8.2 points per game and 4.6 assists per game while shooting 31.4 percent.
• Did record a stellar 1.81 (152:84) assist-to-turnover ratio for the season, including a 2.10 (65:31) ratio in league games. Had nine games of at least six assists during the course of the year. In the last 11 games of the year, Dunbar had 46 assists against 19 turnovers (2.42 ratio) and had just one game of more than three turnovers (4 vs. Lehigh) during that span.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Dunbar had a sensational scholastic career at Paul VI Catholic, graduating in 2012 and leading Paul VI Catholic to a USA Today Super 25 final ranking of No. 16 after spending much of the season in the top 10.
• Helped team to a 35-3 record that included the WCAC league championship, the VIS (Virginia Independent Schools) state title and a Washington, D.C., city title and reached the Chick-Fil-A Tournament finals, losing to the nation's No. 1-ranked team, Oak Hill Academy
• As a senior, Dunbar was selected as the team captain, team MVP, a second-team all-WCAC selection and an All-Met honorable mention honoree after averaging 10.4 points, 7.2 assists and 3.1 steals per game, in argubly the toughest high school conference in America (WCAC).
• In the prestigious Alhambra tournament, Dunbar converted a a three-point play as time expired to give Paul VI a 64-63 victory over Gonzaga in the semifinals.
• Scored a season-hgh 25 points in a seven-point win over Laurel in late December and recorded a triple-double in an early-December win over Fredericksburg Christian with 14 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds. Also had 14 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds in a win during the VIS Quarterfinals.
• As a junior, was named Paul VI Catholic's Defensive Player of the Year.
• Was a three-year starter for Paul VI Catholic.
• Member of the National Honor Society, volunteered in the Special Olympics and partook in community service for hundreds of hours.

MISCELLANEOUS:
• Son of Tilman and Bindu Dunbar.
• His Paul VI Catholic team was loaded with talent as Coleman Johnson (Fairfield), Patrick Holloway (George Mason), Tim Higgins (Cornell), Stan Robinson (Indiana) and Oray Nicolai (Catholic) all graduated in same year as Dunbar.
• Father, Tilman, played soccer at St. Augustine's College, graduating in 1986.
• Is from the same hometown as David Robinson, Navy's most famous basketball alum.
• Majoring in economics.

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