In a service academy rivalry game filled with excitement, it was the Army West Point Men's Basketball team walking out of Christl Arena victorious on Saturday afternoon.
The Black Knights (14-13, 9-7 Patriot League) battled the Midshipmen (13-14, 7-9 Patriot League) into overtime, where Army took control and claimed the 86-75 home win to complete the regular season sweep and secure the gold star in the Army-Navy Star Series presented by USAA.
Four Cadets scored in double figures led by a 32-point performance from Tommy Funk. In a full 45 minutes of play, the firstie point guard handed out seven assists with just one turnover, while finishing 10-of-25 from the floor with five treys to go along with seven rebounds.
Matt Wilson also saw action in over 40 minutes against the Mids and the Alexandria, Ky., native posted a double-double on 13 points and 12 rebounds. He received some help on the glass from Josh Caldwell, who collected seven rebounds and pitched in offensively with 14 points. Read more.