Armed Forces Bowl breakdown: Middle Tennessee vs. Navy

Middle Tennessee vs. Navy Monday, Dec. 30, 11:45 am, ESPN KEY MATCHUP There aren't many opportunities for teams to play against option-based offenses in games, so imagine how difficult it is to simulate it in practice situations. But that's where the Middle Tennessee defense stands as it prepares for Navy's attack that features sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds,...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

White's 3 lifts N. Kentucky over Navy 72-65

Tyler White knocked down a 3-point shot with 30 seconds remaining as Northern Kentucky held off Navy 72-65 on Saturday. Worth Smith hit a 3 with 1:08 to play to pull Navy (5-5) within 66-65 but after a timeout White responded for the Norse (4-7). After a Smith miss, Northern Kentucky secured the game at the foul line, starting with a pair of free throws from Todd Johnson at 17 seconds...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee-Navy Preview

Now that Navy is making an appearance, the Armed Forces Bowl is at last fully deserving of the name. Middle Tennessee even has a military connection for this one. The Midshipmen will face the Blue Raiders on Dec. 30 at Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, in the 11th edition of this bowl. The Armed Forces Bowl has previously featured both Army (2010...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Reynolds leads Navy run to 12th consecutive win over Army

Keenan Reynolds ran through steady snow and swirling wind into the NCAA record book, helping Navy beat Army 34-7 on Saturday for its 12th consecutive victory in the series. Reynolds scored on touchdown runs of 47 yards, 11 yards and 1 yard. The sophomore has 29 rushing touchdowns, breaking the single-season mark for a quarterback previously held by Ricky Dobbs (Navy, 2009) and Collin...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryant defeats Navy in overtime 90-80

Dyami Starks scored 23 points and Corey Maynard a career-high 22 as Bryant turned away Navy in overtime 90-80 Saturday. Navy's Zach Fong tied the game at 73 with a 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left in regulation and hit another 3 in overtime to give the Midshipmen a 76-75 lead. Joe O'Shea responded with a 3-pointer and Bryant took over from there with Maynard making seven...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Cadet thinks his Navy Midshipmen are the cat’s meow

Navy was only leading Army 3-0 at the end of the first quarter, but this guy still thinks his academy is the cat's meow.
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Army Black Nights vs. Navy Midshipmen: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Saturday one of the longest running rivalry games will take place as the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen square off. Army (3-8) and Navy (7-4) will face off against one another on Saturday with service pride on the line. Coverage of the game between Army and Navy will air on CBS beginning at 3:00 pm ET from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA. The Odds: The Navy...
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy QB Reynolds to make another run at Army

In just two seasons at the Naval Academy, Keenan Reynolds has already earned a reputation for exuding confidence and poise in pressure-filled situations. The quarterback first displayed this quality as a freshman, when he came off the bench late in the second half to rally Navy past Air Force. That, however, didn't help calm Reynolds' nerves before his first Army-Navy game...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Niumatalolo talks Armed Forces Bowl

The Navy Midshipmen learned today that their opponent for the upcoming Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will be Middle Tennessee. Head coach Ken Niumatatlolo discussed the bowl and Middle Tennessee with members of the media. Navy is already hard at work preparing its final regular season game of the season, a matchup with rival Army.
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy defeats Maryland-Eastern Shore 67-59

Kendall Knorr scored a career-high 17 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead Navy to a 67-59 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore Tuesday night. Navy (4-3) led most of the game but could never pull away from Maryland-Eastern Shore (2-3). The Hawks closed to within 60-57 when Hakeem Baxter hit a jumper with 1:02 remaining in the game. Knorr answered with a 3-point shot to extend...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy's Keenan Reynolds Sets NCAA Record In OT Win Over San Jose State In Triple Overtime

To say Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds has a nose for the end zone would be stating of obvious.At least on a Saturday night in San Jose, California.Reynolds rushed for 240 yards and an NCAA record seven rushing touchdowns including all of the Midshipmen's three overtime touchdowns as Navy defeated San Jose State 58-52 in triple overtime. “I just come out to play." Reynolds...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith scores 15, Navy shuts UMBC down 73-58

Worth Smith led Navy with 15 points and nine rebounds on Saturday night in a 73-58 victory over Maryland-Baltimore County. Navy (3-3) never trailed, held a 43-21 lead at the half and led by no less than 14 points in the second half. The Midshipmen held UMBC under their season average for scoring defense (59.2). Navy had 17 turnovers, but outrebounded the Retrievers 45-33 and held...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy's Reynolds rushes for 7 TDs in 3-OT win over San Jose State

Keenan Reynolds set an NCAA record by scoring seven rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner in the third overtime, and Navy downed San Jose State 58-52 on Friday night. Reynolds rushed for 240 yards on 36 carries and became the fourth quarterback in Navy (7-4) history to throw for more than 1,000 yards and pass for more than 1,000 yards in the same season, and the ninth quarterback...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Reynolds, Navy beat San Jose St 58-52 in 3OT

Keenan Reynolds set an NCAA record by scoring seven rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner in the third overtime, and Navy downed San Jose State 58-52 on Friday night. Reynolds rushed for 240 yards on 36 carries and became the fourth quarterback in Navy (7-4) history to throw for more than 1,000 yards and pass for more than 1,000 yards in the same season, and the ninth quarterback...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy Midshipmen vs. San Jose State Spartans: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The Navy Midshipmen and San Jose State Spartans will face one another on Friday night. Navy (6-4) will be looking for its third straight win when it takes on San Jose State (5-5) who is trying to avoid its third straight loss. Coverage of the game between Navy and San Jose State will air on ESPN2 on Friday night beginning at 9:30 pm ET.  Spartan Stadium in San Jose, CA will be the...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy tops South Alabama 42-14, qualifies for bowl

Darius Staten had a career-high 127 yards on seven carries with a touchdown to lead Navy to a 42-14 victory over South Alabama on Saturday night. With the win, the Midshipmen qualified for a bowl game for the 10th time in the past 11 years. Navy (6-4) will accept a bid to the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, on Dec. 30 against a team from the Mountain West...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy seeks bowl eligibility vs South Alabama

Navy will seek to secure a bowl berth and send its seniors out in style on Saturday when it hosts South Alabama, a team that's a lot better than its record indicates. The up-and-down Midshipmen are also seeking to win consecutive games for only the second time this season. Navy (5-4) has won 10 straight on Senior Day, and continuing that streak would clinch a non-losing season...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

St Francis (Pa.) tops Navy 60-57

Malik Harmon had 20 points and four steals to lead St. Francis over Navy 60-57 on Monday night. St. Francis (1-1) took the lead for good 60-57 off of Greg Brown three-point play with 56 seconds left. The Red Flash held the Midshipmen scoreless on their last three possessions. Will Kelly had a double-double for Navy (0-2) with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Worth Smith added 16 for...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Reynolds, Navy run over Hawaii 42-28

The Associated Press Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds ran for four touchdowns, including one for 67 yards, and threw for another as the Midshipmen kept Hawaii winless with a 42-28 victory Saturday. Reynolds also finished with a career high 226 yards on 28 carries, He now has 18 rushing touchdowns on the season, one behind Colorado State running back Kapri Bibbs for most in the nation...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Academy Review: Week Ten

The Navy Midshipmen covered themselves in glory on Saturday in South Bend, but didn't bask in the glow of victory. The Air Force Falcons played their best game of the season against the Army Black Knights, and were rewarded with a sweet triumph after two months of pain and frustration. Sometimes, a team's best is good enough. Sometimes, it isn't. This is why we watch...
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Navy Midshipmen: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty On Saturday the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Navy Midshipmen in one of college football’s classic match-ups. Navy (4-3) is fresh off an upset win over Pittsburgh and will try to knock off No. 25 Notre Dame. (6-2) Coverage of the game between Navy and Notre Dame will air on NBC beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, IN. // The Odds: The...
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Trick Shot Monday--the Hot Tub Navy Week Edition

It may not be a national title contender kind of season, but it still shaping up to be a good one for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. After beating up on Air Force last week the Irish are back in the top 25 at 6-2 (Coaches Poll and BCS) and will look to climb higher after they take down the Navy Midshipmen this week. So what better way to get the week going than with the latest...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy beats Pittsburgh on game-winning kick 24-21

A 30-yard field-goal by Nick Sloan as time expired gave Navy a 24-21 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday. The Midshipmen (4-3) snapped a two-game losing streak and need just two wins to become eligible for a bowl game. Navy finally got into a rhythm in the second half and put together their most impressive drive of the game to take a 14-13 lead with 14:28 left in the game. Reserve...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Know Your Ally: Navy

While I use the term “enemy” very loosely for this column, I refuse to call the Midshipmen enemies in any context. They’re men and women who are serving their country and deserve the utmost respect. They’re an opponent on the football field but remember to keep in context who they are. When their collegiate days are over, they’re serving their country and due to this,...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

A ref got the bad end of a stiff arm

The Navy football team has remained in action despite the current government shutdown, but the Midshipmen actually might have been better off not playing Duke on Saturday. The Midshipmen dropped Saturday's matchup to the Blue Devils 35-7, but it wasn't for lack of effort. In the second quarter at Wallace Wade Stadium, Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds rolled out to make a...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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