Navy vs. Bucknell: Recap and Stats

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Navy vs. Bucknell: Recap and Stats
Navy 54
(7-16, 3-9 away)
Bucknell 69
(19-4, 10-1 home)
Venue: Sojka Pavilion
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Navy 22 32 54
Bucknell 34 35 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Navy K Alter 15 W Smith 6 T Dunbar 5
Bucknell B Johnson 20 M Muscala 19 B Johnson 3

On Saturday, February 2nd, Navy was outrebounded 47-20 by Bucknell and was punished by the Bison 69-54 in conference play. Kevin Alter put up a team-high 15 points for the Midshipmen. Brennan Wyatt got five points and added two rebounds. Mike Muscala recorded a double-double for the Bison with 11 points and 19 rebounds. Navy (7-15, 1-6 Patriot) gets Lafayette (11-13, 4-3 Patriot) on their home court on Saturday, February 9th.

Navy Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:40 left to go.
  • The last time Navy started the season 7-16 was 2004.
  • The Midshipmen have lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 31.7% or worse.
  • Navy has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 8 or fewer assists.
  • Navy has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after committing 8 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 69 or more total points this season, Navy has lost 100% of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.9% or better this season, Navy has lost 100% of the time (0-9).
  • When the opposition records 47 or more rebounds this season, Navy has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • Navy set season lows for rebounds and turnovers.
  • Navy has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Kevin Alter and Brandon Venturini) accounted for 48.1% of the points.
  • Worth Smith has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 23 games this season.
  • Worth Smith has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Bucknell Game Notes

  • Bryson Johnson recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 6 and three pointers attempted with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Bryson Johnson and Mike Muscala) accounted for 44.9% of the points.
  • Mike Muscala accounted for 40.4% of the team's rebounds.
  • Bryson Johnson has led the team in scoring 4 times in 23 games this season.
  • Mike Muscala has led the team in rebounding 20 times in 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Bryson Johnson's career.
  • Mike Muscala recorded the 41st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mike Muscala has 23 straight double-digit point games.
  • Mike Muscala recorded a double-double. It was his 16th this season and 40th of his career.
  • Mike Muscala set career highs with 19 rebounds and 15 defensive rebounds.
NAVY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Kevin Alter231511000
BBrennan Wyatt11521100
BTilman Dunbar32825100
B-Worth Smith311160002
B-B. Venturini291120201
-Donya Jackson9210000
D+Thurgood Wynn13011000
DWill Kelly22020001
DPhil Guglielmo12000010
DJames Loupos13210003
-Ryan Spadaford5000101
BU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mike Muscala2511193013
ABryson Johnson292033001
BCory Starkey6440001
C+Chris Hass8620001
C+Joe Willman25632000
C+Cameron Ayers24812001
CSteven Kaspar16261003
CRyan Frazier14222102
C-Ben Brackney11411002
-B. Fitzpatrick8400001
D+Ryan Hill16212003
D-Dom Hoffman14000022
-J. Singleton4010000

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