ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- John Carter Jr. posted 17 points as Navy defeated Mount St. Mary's 59-48 on Friday.
Malik Jefferson and Nana Opoku each had eight points for the Mountaineers (3-9), who have lost four straight games. Mount St. Mary's has losses to Georgetown, Washington, UAB and Kentucky this season.
Navy plays No. 9 Virginia on the road next Sunday. It will mark just the second time a Navy team has played the defending NCAA champion after facing Kentucky, the 1958 winner. Mount St. Mary's plays Coppin State at home next Friday.
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