3/2/2024 American University v. Navy Game Preview

March 2, 2024 at 2:00 PM ET
Conference Regular Season

Bender Arena
Washington, District of Columbia

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American vs. Navy Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for Saturday, March 2

The American Eagles (16-14, 10-7 Patriot League) welcome in the Navy Midshipmen (11-17, 7-10 Patriot League) after dropping three straight home games. It tips at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

The matchup on Saturday between the Eagles and the Midshipmen sees the Eagles as a solid, 7.5-point favorite. Bookmakers have set the over/under for the matchup at 130.5.

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American vs. Navy game info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: Bender Arena
  • Spread: American -7.5
  • Moneylines: American -350, Navy +280
  • Total: 130.5

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Prediction: Who will win the American vs. Navy game?

  • Prediction: American 71, Navy 64
  • Pick ATS: Navy (+7.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (130.5)

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American vs. Navy betting insights

  • American is 15-13-0 ATS this season.
  • The Eagles have covered the spread once this season (1-2 ATS) when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • Navy has covered 10 times in 27 matchups with a spread this season.
  • The Midshipmen have covered the spread once when an underdog by 7.5 points or more this year (in four opportunities).
  • In 18 games this season, American and its opponents have gone over 130.5 total points.
  • The Midshipmen have played 18 games this season that have gone over 130.5 combined points scored.
  • These teams score a combined 135.9 points per game, 5.4 more points than this matchup's total.

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American vs. Navy stat comparison

American Rank American AVG Navy AVG Navy Rank
293rd 69.3 Points Scored 66.6 329th
63rd 67.5 Points Allowed 67.3 56th
315th 32.8 Rebounds 35.4 177th
271st 7.7 Off. Rebounds 10.1 68th
40th 9.0 3pt Made 5.9 314th
110th 14.3 Assists 12.1 274th
62nd 10.0 Turnovers 9.4 30th

American top performers

  • Matt Rogers: 16.2 PTS, 50.4 FG%, 37.5 3PT% (45-for-120)
  • Elijah Stephens: 11.9 PTS, 5.0 AST, 1.3 STL, 45.5 FG%, 34.4 3PT% (31-for-90)
  • Lorenzo Donadio: 9.3 PTS, 43.1 FG%, 32.8 3PT% (39-for-119)
  • Lincoln Ball: 4.8 PTS, 36.2 FG%, 23.4 3PT% (11-for-47)
  • Matt Mayock: 8.6 PTS, 46.6 FG%, 42.3 3PT% (55-for-130)

Navy top performers

  • Donovan Draper: 9.3 PTS, 9.1 REB, 2.0 STL, 41.0 FG%, 25.0 3PT% (14-for-56)
  • Austin Benigni: 16.6 PTS, 39.0 FG%, 25.0 3PT% (18-for-72)
  • Mike Woods: 6.4 PTS, 49.6 FG%
  • Mac MacDonald: 8.5 PTS, 38.7 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (38-for-112)
  • Austin Inge: 6.5 PTS, 35.3 FG%, 35.2 3PT% (19-for-54)

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2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Navy3140.366.523.158.4.3965.819.5.30014.420.4.70810.122.132.212.16.72.09.718.0
American University3240.368.724.454.4.4498.724.8.35111.115.4.7227.922.029.914.05.81.710.016.5
USNA Opponents3140.366.723.153.5.4317.122.0.32413.418.8.7158.424.132.512.84.74.812.718.3
AMERU Opponents3240.368.024.353.3.4558.522.9.37111.015.9.6937.121.328.412.65.02.410.316.1


Head to Head Since 2002-2003

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Feb 14, 2024
American University
Navy
59 - 42
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Mar 2, 2023
American University
Navy
52 - 51
American University
Conference Tournament Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 22, 2023
Navy
American University
70 - 54
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 28, 2023
American University
Navy
73 - 69
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Mar 3, 2022
American University
Navy
64 - 71
Navy
Conference Tournament Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 16, 2022
Navy
American University
55 - 46
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 29, 2022
American University
Navy
45 - 47
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 21, 2021
Navy
American University
69 - 60
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 20, 2021
Navy
American University
72 - 60
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 17, 2021
American University
Navy
59 - 71
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 16, 2021
American University
Navy
86 - 87
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 19, 2020
Navy
American University
62 - 71
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 5, 2020
American University
Navy
62 - 54
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Mar 7, 2019
Navy
American University
60 - 56
Navy
Conference Tournament Bender Arena
Feb 6, 2019
American University
Navy
67 - 77
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 9, 2019
Navy
American University
63 - 71
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 31, 2018
Navy
American University
61 - 44
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 5, 2018
American University
Navy
64 - 70
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 22, 2017
American University
Navy
74 - 58
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 25, 2017
Navy
American University
71 - 53
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 24, 2016
Navy
American University
65 - 72
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 27, 2016
American University
Navy
63 - 58
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 25, 2015
Navy
American University
49 - 68
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 28, 2015
American University
Navy
54 - 64
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 26, 2014
American University
Navy
64 - 55
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 29, 2014
Navy
American University
52 - 74
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 20, 2013
American University
Navy
44 - 50
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 23, 2013
Navy
American University
49 - 72
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 15, 2012
Navy
American University
47 - 69
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 18, 2012
American University
Navy
67 - 60
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 23, 2011
Navy
American University
58 - 69
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 26, 2011
American University
Navy
53 - 72
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Mar 3, 2010
Navy
American University
60 - 62
American University
Conference Tournament Bender Arena
Feb 24, 2010
American University
Navy
80 - 77
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall
Jan 27, 2010
Navy
American University
59 - 69
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 25, 2009
Navy
American University
59 - 64
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 28, 2009
American University
Navy
68 - 67
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 27, 2008
American University
Navy
68 - 83
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 30, 2008
Navy
American University
77 - 66
Navy
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 20, 2007
American University
Navy
71 - 60
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 24, 2007
Navy
American University
46 - 55
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Feb 23, 2006
Navy
American University
48 - 65
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 25, 2006
American University
Navy
68 - 77
Navy
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Mar 4, 2005
Navy
American University
83 - 85
American University
Conference Tournament Sojka Pavilion
Feb 26, 2005
Navy
American University
77 - 84
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 12, 2005
American University
Navy
66 - 60
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Feb 10, 2004
Navy
American University
49 - 71
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena
Jan 14, 2004
American University
Navy
80 - 58
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Mar 8, 2003
Navy
American University
57 - 72
American University
Conference Tournament The Show Place Arena
Feb 12, 2003
American University
Navy
64 - 61
American University
Conference Regular Season Alumni Hall (Navy)
Jan 15, 2003
Navy
American University
53 - 70
American University
Conference Regular Season Bender Arena

2023-2024 Navy Midshipmen Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Benigni J. Pennick L. Rehnstrom D. Draper A. Kehoe
Rotation   M. MacDonald M. Woods    
Rotation   A. Inge      
Lim PT C. Cole C. Schmidt N. Howard   M. Fischer
Lim PT C. Johnson J. Kim J. Medalie    
Lim PT   K. Summers T. Atkinson    
Lim PT   G. Hopkins J. Noble    

2023-2024 American University Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters E. Stephens L. Donadio G. Jones L. Ball M. Rogers
Rotation C. Smalls G. Sprouse   M. Mayock  
Rotation   A. Samuels      
Lim PT C. Gleaton A. Daniels N. Jones M. Whittaker J. Webb
Lim PT   N. Marshall M. Delaney    
Lim PT     G. Coleman    

Navy Midshipmen Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
42 Tony Atkinson F 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 Austin Benigni G 31 33.5 17.0 5.3 13.7 .387 0.6 2.5 .247 5.7 6.7 .847 0.5 2.4 2.9 3.8 0.7 0.1 2.4 2.7
20 Boston Bonifay F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Cam Cole G 17 4.1 0.6 0.2 1.0 .235 0.1 0.5 .125 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.6
14 Cam Cormany G 2 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.5 1.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
54 Ethan Delaurier FC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Donovan Draper F 31 27.3 9.5 3.4 8.1 .422 0.5 2.0 .258 2.2 3.6 .598 3.0 6.1 9.1 1.4 1.9 0.7 1.6 2.7
33 Myles Evans C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Mitch Fischer F 31 17.6 5.6 2.1 4.4 .474 0.2 0.9 .214 1.3 1.7 .722 1.4 1.5 2.9 0.6 0.5 0.1 1.1 2.1
24 Julian Gabbidon G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Grant Hopkins G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
25 Nyles Howard G 17 9.9 2.0 0.6 2.1 .286 0.3 1.1 .278 0.5 0.6 .900 0.2 1.3 1.5 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.6
0 Austin Inge G 28 22.6 5.8 1.9 5.6 .344 0.7 2.0 .345 1.2 1.8 .714 0.2 2.0 2.2 1.6 0.9 0.1 0.6 1.9
15 Carnegie Johnson G 10 8.2 1.1 0.5 1.6 .312 0.1 1.0 .100 0.0 0.1 .000 0.1 0.6 0.7 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.6
99 Aidan Kehoe C 20 14.0 3.1 1.4 2.8 .527 0.0 0.0 .000 0.2 0.9 .263 1.9 1.9 3.8 0.8 0.3 0.8 0.8 1.2
10 Jinwoo Kim G 6 13.7 2.0 0.7 2.3 .286 0.2 1.2 .143 0.5 0.7 .750 0.7 1.0 1.7 0.8 0.7 0.2 1.0 0.7
8 Sam Krist G 1 2.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 .333 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Mac MacDonald G 29 23.3 8.4 3.1 7.7 .401 1.4 4.1 .342 0.8 1.6 .533 0.3 2.1 2.4 1.2 0.6 0.0 1.0 1.2
17 Jack Medalie F 13 12.3 3.8 1.6 4.8 .339 0.5 2.3 .200 0.2 0.3 .500 0.4 1.2 1.6 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.9 1.6
26 Jackson Noble F 2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
21 Jordan Pennick G 23 15.0 3.6 1.2 4.0 .301 0.6 2.2 .260 0.6 0.8 .722 0.6 1.6 2.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 1.3
2 Lysander Rehnstrom G 24 17.0 5.4 1.8 4.9 .356 1.5 4.0 .385 0.4 0.8 .500 0.1 1.5 1.6 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.7
23 Chandler Schmidt G 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Kam Summers G 20 15.8 4.0 1.2 3.0 .400 0.8 2.0 .400 0.8 0.9 .789 0.6 1.4 2.0 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.7 1.9
9 Reiss Whitaker F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Jalen White G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
30 Mike Woods F 31 19.0 5.9 2.2 4.6 .486 0.0 0.0 .000 1.5 2.1 .708 2.1 1.9 4.0 1.2 0.8 0.3 0.5 2.5

American University Eagles Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
4 Lincoln Ball PG 32 28.6 4.8 1.6 4.3 .360 0.3 1.5 .229 1.3 1.9 .677 1.9 4.3 6.2 2.1 0.8 0.2 0.6 2.1
1 Victor Brown, Jr. SG - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Gibraltar Coleman F 4 2.2 0.8 0.2 1.2 .200 0.2 1.0 .250 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
5 Alex Daniels G 3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
31 Matt Delaney F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Lorenzo Donadio SG 32 29.0 9.3 3.4 8.0 .428 1.3 3.9 .333 1.1 1.8 .625 0.8 3.4 4.2 2.3 0.8 0.2 1.7 1.2
0 Chris Gleaton G 10 8.2 1.9 0.5 1.5 .333 0.3 0.9 .333 0.6 0.9 .667 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.3 0.6 0.0 0.5 1.1
20 Adam Holod G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Greg Jones G 32 16.8 2.9 1.0 2.6 .378 0.3 1.1 .278 0.7 0.8 .778 1.0 1.3 2.3 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.5 2.3
21 Noah Jones F 17 4.5 0.4 0.2 0.4 .429 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.5
2 Nick Marshall G 5 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 .000 0.0 0.4 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4
33 Matthew Mayock F 28 25.1 8.6 3.0 6.4 .466 2.0 4.6 .423 0.7 1.0 .714 0.1 2.3 2.4 1.0 0.7 0.4 0.6 1.7
15 Matt Rogers FC 31 28.2 16.3 6.1 12.2 .501 1.6 4.3 .368 2.5 3.5 .731 1.7 4.5 6.2 1.6 0.8 0.5 2.0 2.5
10 Adrian Samuels G 11 9.9 1.3 0.5 1.4 .333 0.3 0.6 .429 0.1 0.3 .333 0.2 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.9
3 Colin Smalls PG 23 19.4 5.3 1.9 4.3 .439 0.8 2.7 .311 0.7 1.0 .739 0.5 1.2 1.7 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.8 1.6
12 Geoff Sprouse G 26 21.2 8.8 2.8 6.8 .412 2.1 5.5 .380 1.1 1.3 .879 0.4 1.8 2.3 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.7 1.2
23 Eli Stephens PG 29 30.1 12.1 4.4 9.6 .460 1.1 3.2 .330 2.2 2.7 .823 0.3 1.8 2.1 4.9 1.3 0.1 2.3 2.0
44 Jermaine Webb C 22 13.2 7.4 2.8 4.8 .581 0.0 0.0 .000 1.8 2.9 .625 1.5 2.3 3.8 0.4 0.1 0.2 1.2 2.4
45 Mason Whittaker F 8 5.2 0.0 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.1 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.8 1.0

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