Navy 78, Longwood 70
Jordan Sugars scored 21 points to lead five players in double
figures as Navy held off Longwood 78-70 on Friday night in the
season opener for both teams.
James Loupos, Isaiah Roberts, and J.J. Avila all scored 11
points and Brennan Wyatt added 10 points for Navy. Sugars grabbed
eight rebounds and Avila tallied nine to help Navy hold a 40-33
Longwood fought back to tie the score 63-63 with 5:30 to play,
but the Midshipmen outscored the Lancers 15-7 over the final
The Lancers played sound defense, forcing 14 Navy turnovers.
However, Longwood shot poorly from the line, missing nine free
throws – including seven in the second half, in a game that saw 22
Tristan Carey led all Lancer scorers with 17 points while
Jeremiah Bowman and Antwan Carter each scored 13 points.
With the win, Navy improves to 9-0 all-time against