Nov. 25, 2011
ALBANY 69, NAVY 62
NOVEMBER 25, 2011
SEFCU ARENA (3,037)
... drops Navy to 2-4 overall. It was Navy's fourth straight loss.
... drops Navy to 0-1 all-time against Albany and 13-12 (.520) vs. the America East all-time.
... drops Navy to 1-3 on the road this year.
... drops head coach Ed DeChellis to 221-235 (.485) in his 16th season as a collegiate head coach.
... drops head coach Ed DeChellis to 2-4 (.333) in his first season as Navy's head coach.
... drops Navy to 1,297-919 (.585) in its 105th season of collegiate basketball.
F -- J.J. Avila (25th career / 7th cons.)
F -- James Loupos (15th career / 7th cons.)
G -- Jordan Brickman (3rd career / 3rd cons.)
G -- Isaiah Roberts (20th career / 6th cons.)
G -- Jordan Sugars (59th career / 24th cons.)
... this was the third straight game with this starting lineup (0-3).
... Donya Jackson: Points (12), Minutes (21)
... Isaiah Roberts: Assists (3 - tie), Steals (2 - tie)
... Donya Jackson: Points (12), Minutes (21)
... J.J. Avila: Rebounds (9 - tie), Steals (2 - tie)
... even with the loss, Navy has allowed just two opponents (Longwood -- 70; Quinnipiac -- 78) to reach 70 points in a game ... however, Albany became the first opponent to shoot at least 50.0 percent from the field against the Midshipmen, when it shot 23-of-46 (.500) from the field.
... Navy is now 1-3 in games decided by single digits, having lost three straight instances.
... two of the last three opponents have made 10 three-pointers against Navy ... Quinnipiac and Albany both made 10 three-pointers.
... Navy's 47.6 percent field goal shooting in the first half was its highest in a half since the second half vs. Siena (.481), a span of five halves ... Navy tied a season high with six three-pointers ... it marked the 17th straight game that Navy has made at least five three-pointers in a game, and the 251st game in a row Navy has made at least one three-pointer ... Navy has made either five or six three-pointers in every game this year.
... Navy again showed great balance, having nine players score and five players scoring between eight and 14 points ... only 10 players saw action, meaning nine of the 10 earned their way into the scorebook.
... Donya Jackson became the 11th different player to score in double figures this year ... during all of the 2010-11 season, Navy had nine players reach double figures.
... Navy is now just averaging 62.5 points per game in its four road games this year ... through six games this year, Navy and its opponents each have scored 393 points (65.5 ppg) ... amazingly, Navy and its opponents have the same amount of points in each half (185 in the first half and 208 in the second half).
... Navy's 14 offensive rebounds were the most for the Midshipmen since grabbing 15 against Lafayette on Jan. 16, 2010 ... however, Navy allowed more offensive rebounds to Albany (13) than the Midshipmen grabbed defensive rebounds (12).
... Navy had a negative assist-to-turnover ratio for the fourth straight game, all losses ... over the last four games, Navy has 41 assists (nine in each of the last three games) against 68 turnovers ( 0.60 assist-to-turnover ratio).
... Navy outscored Albany's bench, 20-0 ... Navy's bench has scored at least 20 points in four of six games this year ... Navy's freshmen accounted for 16 points, the sophomores scored 22 points, juniors tallied eight points and seniors tallied 16 points.
Jordan Sugars: Recorded his second straight double-figure scoring game and 53rd of his career with 14 points ... his two three-pointers were the most since hitting three against Longwood in the season opener ... he now needs 15 points for 1,100 in his career.
J.J. Avila: Narrowly missed his third career double double with a 12-point, nine-rebound, three-assist effort vs. Albany ... Avila surpassed the 200-rebound mark for his career, now with 203 ... he also now just needs seven assists for 100 in his career ... Avila entered the game a career 82.7 percent free throw shooter (62-of-75), but went just 2-of-6 from the charity stripe ... Avila went 5-of-11 from the field and is now 31-of-57 (.544) from the field this year.
Donya Jackson: Recorded his first career double-figure scoring game with 12 points ... connected on a pair of big three pointers late in the first half to cut the Albany lead from 32-20 to 32-26 at the break ... played a career-high 21 minutes ... is now 12-of-23 from the field and 3-of-7 from three-point range for the year.
Jordan Brickman: Made at least two three-pointers in a game for the third straight game and has made a three-pointer in four straight contests now.
# GO NAVY #