Nelson scores 16 to lead Navy over Army 52-49

Feb 11, 2022, 11:56 PM | Updated: Feb 12, 2022, 1:57 pm

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Nelson had 16 points and seven rebounds as Navy narrowly defeated Army 52-49 on Saturday.

Daniel Deaver had 10 points and eight rebounds for Navy (17-8, 10-4 Patriot League).

Jalen Rucker had 18 points for the Black Knights (13-13, 7-7), who have now lost four consecutive games. Josh Caldwell added eight rebounds.

The Midshipmen leveled the season series against the Black Knights. Army defeated Navy 74-73 on Jan. 22.

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