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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.

01/10/2017

Navy vs. Colgate

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

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.

02/27/2015

Navy vs. Holy Cross

Photo gallery of Navy vs. Holy Cross.

02/21/2015

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

ACCOLADES WON:
• 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.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• 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.

MISCELLANEOUS:
• 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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