NAVY VS. TOWSON STATE * WHEN: Tonight, 7:30.
* WHERE: Towson Center.
* RADIO: WCVT-FM 89.7; WNAV-AM 1430.
* OUTLOOK: The Tigers lead the series 3-0, having beaten the Midshipmen each of the last three seasons. Towson State (2-2) got both of its wins at the Beltway Classic, when junior guard Devin Boyd was the MVP. Senior guard Erik Harris, with a 20.5 average, is one of six players scoring in double figures for Navy (1-3), which is averaging 95.0 points per game but allowing 97.8. Navy coach Pete Herrmann has installed an up-tempo system, and the Tigers don't mind a fast pace.
LOYOLA VS. XAVIER * WHEN: Tonight, 8:05.
* WHERE: Cincinnati Gardens.
* OUTLOOK: The Greyhounds (2-2) are looking for a breakthrough victory, and it will be an upset if they beat Xavier, a Midwestern Collegiate Conference power that has been to the NCAA tournament five straight years. The Musketeers are 3-1 overall, the only loss coming by a 100-94 count in an MCC game against Ball State. The Loyola backcourt of Kevin Green (25.3 points) and Tracy Bergan will have its hands full with senior guards Michael Davenport and Jamal Walker, who are averaging 19.3 and 19.0 points, respectively.