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Navy Men’s Basketball Season Recap and Team Awards

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


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

Shawn Anderson leads Navy with 17 points.


Navy Men's Basketball Senior Day Video Feature

Seniors will be recognized prior to the American game.


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.


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

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Army-Navy Star Game

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


Navy vs. Colgate

Photo gallery of Navy's 67-55 win over Colgate on Jan. 8, 2017.


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.


Navy vs. Holy Cross

Photo gallery of Navy vs. Holy Cross.


Navy vs. Lehigh

Photo gallery of the Navy vs. Lehigh men's basketball game.

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

• 2014-15 NAAA Athlete of the Week (Feb. 9)

2016-17 - SENIOR:
• Served as the team captain.
• Played in 21 games and started on Senior Night against American on Feb. 22.
• Played in 165 minutes on the season, averaging 7.9 minutes.
• Averaged 2.6 points per game and had a total of 55 on the season.
• Pulled down 17 rebounds and had 12 assists on the season.
• Made 14 3-pointers on the season.
• Will graduate from Navy ranked 12th in program history in career 3-pointers made (124).
• Will also leave Navy ranked 11th in program history in career 3-point field goal attempts (356).
• Played in 108 career games at Navy.
• Scored 11 points and made three 3-pointers against UMBC on Nov. 23. Also had three assists and two rebounds against UMBC.
• Scored a season-high 12 points in Navy’s 25-point comeback win over Bryant on Dec. 6. Made three 3-pointers against Bryant.
• Made two 3-pointers and scored eight points in just seven minutes against High Point on Nov. 19.
• Scored six points in Navy’s win over Columbia on Dec. 9 and had a career-best three steals.
• Tallied eight points against Boston U. on Jan. 5, knocking down two 3-pointers.

2015-16 - JUNIOR:
• Played in 27 games in 2015-16 and averaged 10.1 minutes, 3.4 points and 1.0 rebounds.
• Made 24 3-pointers on the season.
• Scored five points against Florida in season-opening Veterans Classic on Nov. 13.
• Scored six points on two 3-pointers against USC Upstate on Dec. 14.
• Tallied four points in Navy's win over Holy Cross on Jan. 2 and made one 3-pointer.
• Made two 3-pointers and scored six points in Navy's win at Boston U. on Jan. 6.
• Scored 11 points in Navy's 71-68 overtime win at Colgate on Jan. 9 and made 3-of-4 free throws in the final 15 seconds of overtime to seal the win.
• Made two 3-pointers in just six minutes of action in Navy's 87-61 win over Lafayette on Jan. 16.
• Hit a pair of 3-pointers for six points in Navy's 64-50 win at Army in the Star Game on Feb. 1.
• Scored a season-high 17 points and made five 3-pointers against Bucknell on Feb. 27.
• Made three 3-pointers for nine points in a season-high 25 minutes in Navy's 78-70 win over Lafayette in the Patriot League Tournament First Round on March 1.
• Made nine 3-pointers in Navy's last three games of the season.
• Has made 110 3-pointers in his first three seasons at Navy.
• Enters senior year ranked 11th in school history in career 3-point field goal percentage at .361 (110-of-305).
• Also enters his senior year ranked 14th at Navy in career 3-pointers made (110).

2014-15 - SOPHOMORE:
• Played in 31 games and made five starts.
• Averaged 4.7 points in 13.6 minutes per game.
• Drilled three 3-pointers for nine points in Navy's win over Binghamton on Nov. 23.
• Tallied 12 points on three 3-pointers and three free throws in 31 minutes in Navy's win over Penn St.-Harrisburg on Nov. 26.
• Tallied eight points and made two 3-pointers against Penn on Dec. 3.
• Scored 10 straight points for Navy during one stretch in the second half in a win over VMI on Dec. 9.
• Made two 3-pointers in just two minutes of action at Holy Cross on Jan. 24.
• Started the first game of his career against Boston U. on Feb. 4. Scored a team-high 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting on 3-pointers while filling in for injured starter Brandon Venturini.
• Also had a season-high three assists against Boston U.
• Had a breakout game in Navy's 67-59 Star Game win over Army on Feb. 7. Scored a career-high 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting and was 5-of-9 on 3-pointers. Scored 18 points in the first half. It was the second start of his career.
• Logged a career-high 37 minutes against Army.
• Named the NAAA Athlete of the Week on Feb. 9 for his performances against Boston U. and Army.
• Scored nine points in Navy's 15-point comeback win over Colgate on Feb. 14. Logged 27 minutes in the game.
• Broke a 50-50 tie with a 3-pointer with under a minute left in Navy's 56-52 win over Army in the Patriot League First Round on March 3.
• Was 3-of-3 in the tournament victory over Army and scored seven points in 19 minutes.
• Drew nine offensive charges on the season.
• Led or shared the team lead in scoring three times.

2013-14 - FRESHMAN:
• Played in 29 games as a freshman.
• Averaged 6.7 points in 16.7 minutes per game. Ranked third on the team in scoring.
• Ranked third on the team with 7.1 points per game in conference play.
• Ranked fifth on the team in total minutes played (485).
• Ranked 10th in the Patriot League in 3-pointers made per game (1.8).
• During one stretch of the season, Fong made a 3-pointer in 13 straight games.
• Scored in double figures nine times and led the team in scoring in four games.
• His 52 3-pointers made ranked as the third-most by freshman in school history. He also ranked fourth on the freshman chart with his 134 attempts and was third with his .388 3-point field goal percentage.
• His 52 3-pointers made ranked second on the team to Brandon Venturini's 58.
• Set a Navy freshman record with seven 3-pointers against Bryant on Dec. 14 while scoring a season-high 21 points. Fong was 7-of-10 on 3-pointers and he made two 3-pointers in the final 16 seconds to force the game to overtime.
• Scored 15 points on five 3-pointers against UMBC on Dec. 30.
• Scored 10 points in three straight games against Bucknell (Jan. 15), Colgate (Jan. 18) and Lehigh (Jan. 22).
• Had 10 points and three rebounds against Bucknell, helping the Mids to a 62-61 win.
• Scored 11 points on three 3-pointers against American on Jan. 29.
• Tallied 12 points on four 3-pointers and pulled down four rebounds against Lafayette on Feb. 1.
• Scored 15 points in a season-high 36 minutes against Boston U. on Feb. 5.
• Scored 12 points against Lehigh on Feb. 19.

• Fong graduated from Gar-Field High School in 2013, where he earned three letters in basketball.
• Ranked as the 26th player in his class by ESPN for the state of Virginia.
• Earned second-team all-state honors in 2013 from the Virginia High School Coaches Association.
• Was named to the All-Northwest Region First Team and the All-Cardinal District First Team as a senior.
• Served as the team captain in 2013.
• Led Gar-Field to a 22-5 record as a senior and the team won the district championship, while averaging 18 points.
• Made nine three-pointers in a win over Freedom-Woodbridge in 2013.
• Shot 90.4 percent from the free-throw line as a senior.
• Led team to a 26-2 record as a junior and the team advanced to the state quarterfinals after winning a regional championship.
• Led the Washington Metro Area with 103 three-pointers as a senior, making 3.8 treys per game.
• Set a school single-game record with 37 points in a win over Woodbridge, scoring 32 in the first half and sitting out most of the second.
• Scored 15 points in the Elite Showcase Basketball Classic in 2013.

• Son of David and Patricia Fong.
• Attended the same high school as four-year letterwinner and 2006 Naval Academy graduate David Hooper.
• Majoring in political science.

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