Lehigh hosts Navy after Nelson’s 23-point game

Navy Midshipmen (15-11, 8-6 Patriot) at Lehigh Mountain Hawks (14-11, 9-5 Patriot)

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lehigh -2.5; over/under is 138.5

BOTTOM LINE: Navy plays the Lehigh Mountain Hawks after Tyler Nelson scored 23 points in Navy’s 70-53 win over the Army Black Knights.

The Mountain Hawks have gone 8-4 at home. Lehigh leads the Patriot with 14.1 fast break points.

The Midshipmen are 8-6 against Patriot opponents. Navy averages 70.4 points while outscoring opponents by 4.0 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Keith Higgins Jr. is shooting 40.6% from beyond the arc with 2.2 made 3-pointers per game for the Mountain Hawks, while averaging 14.8 points. Evan Taylor is shooting 42.6% and averaging 15.0 points over the past 10 games for Lehigh.

Daniel Deaver is averaging 12.8 points and 6.5 rebounds for the Midshipmen. Nelson is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Navy.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mountain Hawks: 7-3, averaging 69.9 points, 29.0 rebounds, 11.8 assists, 5.4 steals and 1.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.9 points per game.

Midshipmen: 7-3, averaging 66.9 points, 31.2 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 8.0 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 58.3 points.


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