Monday, December 22, 2008

Nova vs. Navy

Foe: Navy Midshipmen (8-3)

Recent History: Navy is led by head coach Billy Lange, a former Jay Wright assistant at Villanova. Villanova's last contest against Navy was in 2006-2007 when the Wildcats won 7o-61 at the Pavilion. Nova is 3-5 all-time versus Navy, with all the losses taking place before World War II.

Notable Win: 76-65 at Penn

Notable Loss: 86-68 at Towson

Famous Alumni: David Robinson, Ross Perot, Alan Sheppard, Jimmy Carter

Fun Facts:
  • Participation in athletics is mandatory at the Naval Academy
  • Graduates are required to serve a minimum of five years
  • David Robinson was excused after two years of service to enter the NBA

Complimentary Youtube Video: The Admiral...

TV: None - available online via Nova Nation All-Access

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