Tonight's games

January 02, 1996

Navy (4-4) at Harvard (5-5)

Site: Briggs Athletic Center, Cambridge, Mass.

Time: 7

Radio: WNAV (1430 AM)

Outlook: The Midshipmen dropped their last two games at home, the most recent a 68-64 overtime loss Saturday to St. Bonaventure after overcoming a 15-point, second-half deficit. Junior point G Brian Walker scored a team-high 16 points but committed eight turnovers. After starting the season 4-0, the Crimson has lost five of its past six. But Harvard gave Stanford a scare before bowing, 65-59. Junior F Kyle Snowden leads the team in scoring (16.6) and rebounding (12.4).

Morgan State (1-9) at Marquette (6-2)

Site: Bradley Center, Milwaukee

Time: 7

Outlook: The Bears are trying to end a six-game losing streak. They never led and were beaten by Xavier on Saturday, 78-59. Morgan shot 28 percent in the first half and 31 percent for the game. The Bears also were out-rebounded, 60-38. Jason Demory led Morgan with 19 points and Paul Grant added 13. Marquette lost at Wisconsin on Sunday, 55-46. Among its victories is a 95-69 rout of Coppin State. Four players average in double figures in scoring.

Coppin State (3-6) at Iowa State (10-2)

Site: Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa

Time: 8

Outlook: Coppin lost both games of the Pepsi Oneida Nation jTC Classic, falling to Ohio, 94-92, in the consolation round. Terquin Mott led the Eagles, who have dropped four in a row, with 29 points, and Julian King added 21. All six of the Eagles' losses have been on the road. This is the first meeting between these schools. The Cyclones defeated North Carolina-Charlotte on Friday, 69-61. They lost four starters from a team that went 23-11 and reached the third round of the NCAA tournament.


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