Navy Midshipmen Schedule in 2013-14
The Navy Midshipmen basketball team is ready to take to the court to battle
it out with some of the best teams in all the land. The Midshipmen have a bevy of players that are looking to make a name
for themselves in the college basketball world, and they'll have the chance to do just that this season by setting the pace
for this team. The Midshipmen play in Patriot League, where they face stiff competition from their conference rivals each
and every season. Navy is a proud program that does not take losing well, and that's something that drives each and every
one of these players every time this team takes the floor. The Midshipmen are coming off a 2012-13 season in which they finished
last in the Patriot League standings. The team was only able to won eight games, two of which came in conference play, but
there were positives to take out of a tough season as well. This Navy team is more experienced and looks primed to rise in
the ranks of the Patriot League. They're hoping to play better in conference play, which could be the key to posting a winning
record in 2013-14. Fans are sure to show up in droves to see this team improve as the season progresses, and you can join
the most loyal fans of Navy hoops in the stands this season for all of the best matchups.
The Midshipmen will have their
hands full when they host the Bucknell Bison this season. Bucknell is a perennial contender for the Patriot League title and
frequently makes appearances in the NCAA Tournament. Bucknell finished atop the Patriot League standings yet again last season,
so they're sure to be a tough team again this year. The Midshipmen don't back down from anyone, though, and with their fans
behind them they're capable of wrestling away a victory from any squad. It should be a great matchup when these two teams
take the floor this time around, and many college hoops fans will be there in person to see what the outcome it.
will close out their home schedule when the Loyola Maryland Greyhounds visit Alumni Hall for the final regular season home
game for the Midshipmen. It's always great for a team to close out the season with a win, and Navy fans will surely be there
in full force to cheer on their favorite players as they look to down the Greyhounds. This should be a great contest to attend,
as the Navy players will be ready to leave it all out on the floor in this one.
Navy Midshipmen History
Navy Midshipmen basketball team has had many great seasons over the course of their long and illustrious history. The team
has had some of their most memorable campaigns when they've won the Patriot League Tournament, winning a championship that
every team in the conference covets each and every year. The Midshipmen won the Patriot League Tournament in 1994, 1997 and
1998. Before that, the Midshipmen played in the Colonial Athletic Association, and they won that conference championship three
consecutive times from 1985 to 1987.
Navy Midshipmen Trivia
The Midshipmen have played in the NIT one
time. When did that occur and what was the result?
The answer is 1962, when Navy reached the NIT and fell to Duquesne
in the first round by a score of 70-58.
Great Players for the Navy Midshipmen
The Navy Midshipmen basketball
program has seen some great players don the Midshipmen uniform over the years, but none greater than David Robinson. Robinson
was an absolutely dominant force at the center position, blending a combination of size, strength, athleticism and skill that
is rarely seen on the basketball court or anywhere else. Robinson led the Midshipmen to three consecutive conference titles
during his tenure with the team and was named the conference player of the year in each of those three seasons as well. Robinson
went on to be the first overall pick in the NBA Draft, selected by the San Antonio Spurs. Robinson would star on the pro level
as well, brining two NBA Championships to San Antonio in a Hall of Fame career. He is known among basketball circles as "The
Admiral," and is one of the most respected players to ever suit up.
Navy Midshipmen Fan Traditions
it comes to Navy home games, the fans of the Midshipmen always show up in a big way. They feel a responsibility to be there
in the stands to cheer for their favorite basketball program, just as the Navy players have a responsibility on and off the
court. Each player has dedicated themselves to serve in the United States Navy, an admirable responsibility if there ever
was one. Join the most dedicated fans in the stands this season to be a part of something special.