Nov. 16, 2011
SIENA 65, NAVY 56 | NOVEMBER 16, 2011 | ALBANY, N.Y.. | TIMES UNION CENTER (5,876)
... drops Navy to 2-1 overall. Navy was looking for its first 3-0 start since the 1998-99 season.
... drops Navy to 0-1 all-time against Siena and 43-17 (.717) vs. the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
... drops Navy to 1-1 on the road this year.
... drops head coach Ed DeChellis to 221-232 (.488) in his 16th season as a collegiate head coach.
... drops head coach Ed DeChellis to 2-1 (.667) in his first season as Navy's head coach.
F -- J.J. Avila (22nd career / 4th cons.)
F -- James Loupos (12th career / 3rd cons.)
G -- Brennan Wyatt (7th career / 2nd cons.)
G -- Isaiah Roberts (17th career / 3rd cons.)
G -- Jordan Sugars (56th career / 21st cons.)
... this was the second straight game with this starting lineup.
... Navy is 1-1 with this starting lineup.
... With Worth Smith scoring in double figures tonight, Navy has now had nine different players reach double figures in just three games this year ... last year's team had nine players score in double figures for the entire season.
... With its 18-of-32 shooting performance inside the three-point line tonight, the Mids are now 68-of-111 (.613) from two-point range ... Navy is almost shooting better from the field inside the three-point line (.613) than from the free throw line (.648).
... Navy's four players that played point guard tonight (Wyatt, Alter, Brickman, Roberts) had nine points and three assists against four turnovers, the first time the position has been under 1.00 in assist-to-turnover ratio this year.
... Navy's sophomores again had a strong game, scoring 33 of Navy's 56 points.
... Navy's bench outscored Siena's bench, 23-19.
... Navy has had a three-pointer in 248 straight games and has made at least five three-pointers in 14 consecutive games.
... Navy shot under 50.0 percent, had an assist-to-turnover ratio under 1.00 and was outrebounded for the first time tonight.
... Navy's 56 points were a season low by 22 points (78 vs. Longwood) and the fewest since scoring 49 vs. Bucknell on Feb. 5, 2011 ... Navy fell to 3-41 since the start of the 2004-05 season when scoring 59 or fewer points.
Jordan Sugars: Became the ninth player in school history with 1,000 points and 500 rebounds, when he grabbed his first rebound of the night ... now has 1,051 points and 508 rebounds ... joins David Robinson, Vernon Butler, Greg Sprink, Kevin Sinnett, Chris Williams, Hank Kuzma, Eddie Reddick and Don Lange as members of the group ... Sugars hit a first-half three-pointer, the 10th straight game he has made a three-pointer.
J.J. Avila: Surpassed the 400-point plateau for his career with 19 points, now standing at 401 points ... he reached 400 points in just his 34th career game, the third-fastest mark for a Navy player since freshmen became eligible in the 1972-73 season ... Avila was 9-of-15 (.600) from the field tonight and is now 20-of-29 (.690) from the field this year ... Avila has scored in double figures in every game this year and now has 20 double-figure scoring games ... he has also dished out at least three assists in every game this year and has had at least seven rebounds in two of the three games.
Thurgood Wynn: Scored eight points on 4-of-5 shooting and now has 24 points this year after scoring 38 his entire freshman season ... is shooting 11-of-15 (.733) from the field including 9-of-10 (.900) the last two games ... has scored 24 points in just 44 minutes of action this year ... he also dished out a team-high and career-best four assists.
Worth Smith: Recorded first career double-figure scoring game with 10 points (8 in the second half) ... added six rebounds and two assists in career-high 27 minutes off the bench ... now has 17 points (5.7 ppg), 17 rebounds (5.7 rpg) and six assists (2.0 apg) in 59 minutes of action ... made his first career three-pointer tonight.
# GO NAVY #