Nov. 13, 2009
RADFORD 76, NAVY 65
Dedmon Center (2,765) Radford, Va.
November 13, 2009
RECORDS: Radford 1-0; Navy 0-1
Navy fell to 76-27 in season openers and 2-4 under Billy Lange ... Navy has opened on the road in five of Lange's six years at Navy ... the loss evens the series standing against Radford at 1-1. The Mids won last year, 73-71, in overtime in Annapolis ... Navy dropped to 24-4 all-time against Big South teams and 141-85 against teams from Virginia.
Navy's 50.0 percent (8-of-16) free throw shooting equaled the lowest percentage since the Mids went 4-9 (.444) against Villanova on Nov. 25, 2006.
Navy saw a five-game November winning streak come to an end, dating back to last year.
Navy has now made a three-pointer in 185 consecutive games and at least three three-pointers in 135 straight games ... Navy's 33 three-point attempts tied for the ninth most in school history.
Chris Harris recorded his 50th career double-figure game and 15th career 20-point game ... with his five three-pointers, he moved past Michael Heary into 2nd place on the Navy career three-pointers made list with 205 ... he has now made five or more three-pointers in 13 of his 91 games ... Harris started the game 4-of-4 from long range, but finished just 1-of-11 ... Harris tied the school record for most three-point attempts in a game (15), set three other times ... Harris' 24 field goal attempts were a career high.
Jordan Sugars set career highs in points (16), rebounds (16), field goals made (6), field goal attempts (16), three-pointers made (3), three-point attempts (10) and minutes played (40) ... the 16-point, 16-rebound effort was his first career double-double ... the 16 rebounds were the most since Matt Fannin grabbed 19 against American on Jan. 12, 2005 ... his start was his first career start.
set career highs in points (13), field goals made (5) and field goal attempts (9).
T.J. Topercer had eight points and four rebounds ... Topercer's eight points were the most for him since scoring eight against Army on Feb. 17, 2007.
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