WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- Worth Smith had 23 points Saturday as Navy ended its six-game losing streak and dominated Army 79-57 in the annual Star Game.
After trailing 31-30 with 2:36 left in the first half, the Midshipmen outscored Army 42-15 to take a 72-46 lead on Earl McLaurin's third 3-pointer of the game. McLaurin entered the game with only three on the season.
Navy had six different players make 3-pointers and was 11 of 20 from 3-point range. The Midshipmen (8-15, 3-9 Patriot League) also had assists on 23 of their 30 field goals.
Tanner Plomb had 17 points and Dylan Cox added 10 for the Knights (12-11, 8-4) who failed to close within one game of the conference leaders after American University lost its second straight and dropped to a tie with Boston U at 10-2.
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