Scores

Final

Colgate 61

(9-16, 3-11 Patriot)

Navy 71

(9-16, 4-10 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Maryland

    1 2 T
    COLG 30 3161
    NAVY 35 3671

    Top Performers

    Colgate: A. Tillotson 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Navy: B. Venturini 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

    Venturini leads Navy to 71-61 victory over Colgate

    Associated Press

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Brandon Venturini scored 19 points and had a career-high eight assists to lead Navy to a 71-61 victory over Colgate Saturday night.

    Navy led throughout but Colgate charged back to trail only 35-32 after Chad Johnson made a layup to start the second half. Navy quickly responded with seven unanswered points. Clayton Graham hit a jump shot to cut the lead to 43-39 with 12:49 remaining. Navy answered quickly again and led 57-45 following a layup by Worth Smith, who finished with 16 points.

    Navy (9-16, 4-10 Patriot League) easily won the battle in the paint also, scoring 32 points compared to 18 for Colgate. The Midshipmen made 54.3 percent of their field goal attempts. They made 7 of 9 3-point attempts in the first half, but missed all six attempts in the second period.

    Austin Tillotson had 24 points and Murphy Burnatowski added 13 for Colgate (9-16, 3-11).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COLG
    NAVY
    Points 61 71
    FG Made-Attempted 19-47 (.404) 25-46 (.543)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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