Post-Game Notes (LIU 96, Navy 86)
Dec. 30, 2010
Long Island 96, Navy 86
Thursday, December 30, 2010 * Alumni Hall * Annapolis, Md. * Attn: 1,913
-- Navy dropped to 4-10 with the loss to Long Island ... Billy Lange is now 124-124 (.500) in his ninth year as a collegiate head coach ... Lange is now 85-105 (.447) in his seventh year at Navy ... Navy is 3-2 all-time against Long Island, dropping two in a row ... Lange fell to 6-5 (.545) against the Northeast Conference.
-- Navy is now 13-5 (.722) since the start of the 2008-09 season at home against non-conference opponents.
-- Navy has now shot 45.0 percent or better in six of the last eight games, but are just 3-5 in those eight games.
-- Navy has made just seven three-pointers (7-of-37) in the last two games ... Navy had made at least eight three-pointers in the previous nine games prior to the Elon contest.
-- Navy is now just 6-26 (.188) under Lange when making four or fewer three-pointers ... when Navy makes under 30.0 percent of its three-point tries (.130 tonight), Navy is 11-50 (.180) under Lange.
-- Navy is now 47-22 (.681) under Lange when it shoots over 42.0 percent, but is just 3-4 this year.
-- Navy fell to 31-7 (.816) under Lange when scoring 80 or more points.
-- Long Island's 96 points were the most for an opponent in Alumni Hall since Jan. 19, 2008, when Lafayette scored 103 points in overtime ... the 96 points in regulation were the most since Lehigh scored 106 on Jan. 22, 1992 ... the 96 points were the second most by a non-conference opponent in Alumni Hall history.
-- Navy started its sixth different lineup in just its 14th game in 2010-11 ... three freshmen (Avila, Liebert, Wyatt) started for the first time since Jan. 3, 2006 vs. UMBC.
-- Navy's freshmen class scored 53 points, surpassing a school record 49 points the class scored against Towson earlier this year (Nov. 24, 2010).
-- J.J. Avila recorded his sixth double-figure scoring game ... his double-double (21 p, 11 r) was the first for a Navy freshman since Greg Sprink had 14 points and 10 rebounds against Army on Feb. 6, 2005 ... his 11 rebounds were the most for a freshman since Sprink had 13 against Lehigh on Feb. 19, 2005 ... his 21 points gave him 131 for the season, the 30th most by a freshman in school history.
-- Jordan Sugars recorded his fifth 20-point game of the season and 13th of his career ... Sugars also grabbed a season-best nine rebounds ... Sugars has all five of his 20-point games in the last six games ... Sugars moved into a tie for 39th place on the career scoring list with 737 career points ... he also now has 386 career rebounds ... Sugars' first-half three-pointer gave him 23 straight games with at least one three-pointer.
-- Brennan Wyatt tied a career high with 11 points and set a new career high with five assists ... Wyatt recorded his third career double-figure scoring game.
-- Thurgood Wynn tied a career high with five points, coming in just four minutes.
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