Women's Basketball Begins Season Friday at Marist
Navy Women's Basketball Game Notes
Navy (24-10, 14-4 Patriot League in 2016-17) at Marist (15-17, 11-9 MAAC in 2016-17)
Friday, November 10 7 p.m.
McCann Arena Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Navy opens the 2017-18 season with a Friday night game at Marist. Tip is slated for 7 p.m. in McCann Arena in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Free live statistics from the game can be found at NavySports.com. A link to the ESPN3 video stream of the game also can be found at Navy's official web site.
Navy enters the season following a 2016-17 campaign that saw the Mids tie a school record for wins in a season with a 24-10 record, place second in the Patriot League with a 14-4 mark, advance to the title game of the Patriot League Tournament and advance into the second round of the WNIT. Navy's first-round win over George Washington was the program's first in a national post-season tournament.
Marist concluded the 2016-17 season with an overall record of 15-17 and placed sixth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference with a record of 11-9. The Red Foxes were predicted to place second in the MAAC this season.
Navy and Marist have played on two previous occasions, with the most recent pairing taking place during the 2001-02 season. The home team has won both prior games, with the Red Foxes winning the inaugural 2000-01 game, 66-55, and the Mids winning the very next year, 66-59.