1. Big plays. Navy’s defense hasn’t allowed a play of 30 or more yards this year, and has only allowed eight plays of 20 or more yards (tied for second-fewest among FBS teams).


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Murphy Burnatowski scored 29 points as Colgate led wire-to-wire in a 70-56 Patriot League win over Navy on Saturday night.


WASHINGTON (AP) John Schoof scored a career-high 27 points, all but three coming on 3-pointers, to lead American University to a 72-49 rout of Navy Wednesday night in Patriot League play.


WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Worth Smith scored 16 points as Navy used a first-half surge to pull away from Army, then held on to win 59-50 Sunday, snapping a six-game losing streak.