Navy Rolls Past Army 75-58

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Jordan Sugars scored 20 points to lead Navy to a 75-58 victory over Army on Saturday to sweep the season series.

Mark Veazey added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Midshipmen (10-18, 5-7 Patriot League), who also defeated the Black Knights (11-16, 3-9) on Jan. 22. Army has lost five straight and eight of its past nine games.

Navy entered 319th nationally in field-goal percentage at 39.1 percent, but shot 46 percent (23 of 50) and outrebounded Army 47-24.

The Black Knights scored the game’s first 12 points, but Navy took a 19-18 lead and then scored the final 11 points of the first half for a 36-26 halftime advantage.

Veazey scored two consecutive baskets to give the Midshipmen a 47-33 lead with 12:25 to play.

Romeo Garcia added 14 points for Navy.

Ella Ellis scored 13 and Mitch McDonald added 11 for Army, which shot 34.6 percent from the floor (18 of 52).

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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