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Guards Brennan Wyatt, Isaiah Roberts and Jordan Sugars and forwards Worth Smith and James Loupos all got the nod (and all played at least 19 minutes) in the loss. It was the first time since a four-game stretch between Nov. 30 and Dec. 10 – the start of the Mids’ losing streak – that coach Ed DeChellis used the same lineup in consecutive games.

Overall, Navy has used 14 starting lineups in 25 games this season.

6. Tournament implications. American remained in second place in the Patriot League with the victory, nosing a half-game ahead of Lehigh. The Mountain Hawks face league leader Bucknell on Thursday.

Navy remains locked into finishing either seventh or eighth. The Mids are mathematically incapable of even sharing sixth place with Army, but remain only a game behind Colgate for seventh place.