Navy Midshipmen
Navy Midshipmen
School Name: United States Naval Academy
Location: Annapolis, Maryland
Arena: Alumni Hall
Capacity: 5,710
Conference: Patriot League
Head coach: Ed DeChellis

The Navy Midshipmen men's basketball team represents the United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland, in NCAA Division I college basketball. The team competes in the Patriot League and plays its home games in Alumni Hall.[1]

NCAA tournament

The team has appeared in the NCAA tournament 11 times and made regional finals (the "Elite Eight") in 1954 and 1986.

  • 1985: 2nd Round, NCAA Tournament (13th seed)
  • 1986: Elite Eight, NCAA Tournament (7th seed)
  • 1987: 1st Round, NCAA Tournament (8th seed)

Conference tournament championships

Patriot League tournament

See: Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament history
  • 1994: tournament champion (tournament MVP: T.J. Hall)
  • 1997: tournament champion (tournament MVP: Hassan Booker)
  • 1998: tournament champion (tournament MVP: Skip Victor)

Colonial Athletic Association tournament

See: Colonial Athletic Association#History of the Tournament Final
  • 1985: tournament champion (tournament MVP: Vernon Butler)[2]
  • 1986: tournament champion (tournament MVP: David Robinson)
  • 1987: tournament champion (tournament MVP: David Robinson)

Awards and honors

Colonial Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Year

  • 1984–85 – David Robinson
  • 1985–86 – David Robinson
  • 1986–87 – David Robinson[3]

Patriot League Men's Basketball Player of the Year

  • 2007–08 – Greg Sprink

Athletic Hall of Fame

For basketball players in the USNA Athletic Hall of Fame, see footnote.[4]

The Athletic Hall of Fame is housed in Lejeune Hall. Among the exhibits is the Eastman Award won by David Robinson in 1987.[5]

Notable players


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External Links

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