Men's Basketball to Face Morgan State at Home Sunday
Morgan State (4-3) at Navy (6-3)
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 | 1:00 PM (ET)
Annapolis, Md. | Alumni Hall (5,710)
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - After posting an 82-76 win over Delaware at home on Friday night, the Navy men's basketball team (6-3) will be right back in action in Alumni Hall on Sunday afternoon when hosting Morgan State (4-3) at 1:00 PM. The game will be a part of a Navy basketball doubleheader, as the Navy women will host Emory & Henry at 3:15 PM.
Pete Medhurst and Michael Heary will have the broadcast call on the live video stream on the Patriot League Network and live statistics will also be available.
Navy is coming off an 82-76 win over Delaware on Friday night.
Senior guard Bryce Dulin poured in a career-high 30 points in the win, while senior guard Shawn Anderson scored 20 points with six rebounds and six assists.
Navy led by 15 points in the second half, but saw the lead slip away with a 17-0 Delaware run.
Navy was able to answer back with an 8-0 run and pulled away late to win its sixth game of the year.
Navy has opened the season at 6-3 and a win against Morgan State would match the 2015-16 team's start (7-3) as the best 10-game start since the 2008-09 season (8-2).
Navy is 3-0 at home in the non-conference season so far in 2017-18, and have two home games left before conference play (vs. Morgan State, vs. Lipscomb on Dec. 21). The Mids last went undefeated at home in non-conference play in the 2013-14 season at 4-0.
Navy is now 16-0 over the last two seasons when scoring at least 70 points.
In addition to his 30 points against Delaware on Friday, Dulin also scored 20 in Navy's game against Denver on Nov. 26. It was the first time a Midshipman scored at least 20 points in back-to-back games since Tilman Dunbar did it during the 2015-16 season.
Dulin now leads Navy in scoring at 13.4 points per game. He is averaging 17.0 points over Navy's last six games.
Anderson is second on the team in scoring (13.1), first in assists (3.2) and second in rebounding (5.2).
Anderson has scored in double figures in six straight games.
Anderson is just five assists away from tying Jason Jeanpierre (`03) for 15th place on the Navy career assists list with 244.
Anderson ranks 23rd in program history with 1,050 career points.
Senior forward Tom Lacey is third on the team in scoring (10.4) and first in rebounding (3.0).
Junior guard Hasan Abdullah ranks first in the Patriot League with 2.2 steals per game. He currently ranks eighth in the entire NCAA with 20 total steals on the year.
Navy ranks first in the Patriot League in free throw percentage at .751. The percentage of .751 is currently the highest for a single season in program history.
Navy is averaging 73.3 points this season, its highest scoring average since 76.3 in the 2007-08 season. Navy averaged 64.9 points last season.
For the second time this season, Navy is receiving votes in the College Insider Mid-Major Top 25 Poll.
Head coach Ed DeChellis is in his seventh season at Navy.
Morgan State Storylines
Morgan State enters Sunday's game at 4-3.
The Bears' last game was a 73-66 loss at George Washington on Wednesday.
Junior guard Martez Cameron scored a career-high 19 points against GW, while senior forward Phillip Carr had 17 points and 11 boards.
Cameron and freshman guard LaPri McCray-Pace are each averaging 11.3 points, while Carr is averaging 11.0 points and 9.1 rebounds.
Carr has three double-doubles on the season.
The Bears rank 36th in the NCAA in 3-point field goal percentage (.409) this season.
Morgan State owns a 63-53 over AAC-member South Florida this season.
Head coach Todd Bozeman is in his 12th season at Morgan State. He was the head coach at Cal in the mid-1990s.
Morgan State was selected as the preseason favorite in the MEAC Preseason Poll, and Carr was named the MEAC Preseason Player of the Year.
The Bears were 14-16 overall last season and 11-5 in MEAC play.
Series History vs. Morgan State
Navy holds a 2-0 lead in the all-time series against Morgan State.
Navy defeated MSU in the inaugural meeting on Dec. 1, 2004, 77-67, in Annapolis, and then posted a 73-47 win on Dec. 8, 2005 in Baltimore.
Navy is 13-10 all-time against teams in the MEAC, and the Mids will play at MEAC-member Coppin State on Wednesday.
Looking Ahead: Navy to Play at Coppin State on Wednesday
Navy will play a second straight MEAC school on Wednesday when playing at Coppin State.
The game will be Coppin State's first home game of the 2017-18 season.
The Eagles are 0-7 and are playing at Georgetown on Sunday.
Former Maryland standout Juan Dixon is in his first year as the head coach of Coppin State.
Shuttle / Parking Information
All fans attending the game are encouraged to park at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Fans can enter Gate 5 off Taylor Ave. and pay $5 for parking. The shuttle is free and the pick up and drop off spot is in front of the Blue Angel plane. The shuttle will run from one hour before the start of the game to one hour after the game concludes. For Sunday's doubleheader, the shuttle run will continue to run until one hour after the Navy women's game. Fans ages 18 and over need photo ID to enter the Academy. Parking at the stadium is the best option for fans attending the game. Due to Naval Academy security restrictions, the general public can not drive their vehicles on to the Yard. The pedestrian entries at Gate 1, Gate 3 and Gate 8, will be open.