Army Black Knights take on Midshipmen on 3-game losing streak


Midshipmen (16-8, 9-4 Patriot) at Army Black Knights (13-12, 7-6 Patriot)

West Point, New York; Saturday, 1:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Army -3.5; plus/minus is 127.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Army enters the game against the Navy having lost three in a row.

The Black Knights are 9-2 in home games. Army is 7-8 in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Midshipmen went 9-4 against Patriot opponents. Navy is seventh behind the Patriot with 12.5 assists per game, led by Greg Summers with an average of 2.6.

The teams are meeting for the 17th time in conference this season. The Black Knights won the last game 74-73 on January 22. Chris Mann scored 20 points to help lead the Black Knights to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jalen Rucker is shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc with 2.8 3-pointers per game for the Black Knights, averaging 16 points. Mann is shooting 56.4 percent and averaging 9.7 points over the last 10 games for Army.

Summers is averaging 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds for the contenders. John Carter Jr. is averaging 9.3 points over Navy’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Black Knights: 4-6, averaged 66.1 points, 31.4 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 7.2 steals and 1.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.9% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 69.1 points per game.

Prospects: 6-4, averaged 63.9 points, 33.0 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.2 percent from the field. Their opponents average 60.2 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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