The 2-5 Mids travel to nearby Washington D.C. tonight to face the 2-4 Bison of Howard.
SCOUTING HOWARD: Howard's record is a little deceptive. The Bison's losses include Virginia, Duquesne, a decent Loyola (Md.) team and, most recently, a 72-53 setback against Robert Morris in the Philly Hoop Group Classic. One of the two wins came in the early rounds of that tournament, an 80-68 win over that Penn team that beat Navy its last time out.
Eugene Myatt, a 6-5 junior, leads Howard in scoring, averaging 20 points per game. Myatt is shooting 54.8 percent from the field, including 42.1 percent from three-point range.
The only other Bison averaging in double figures is 6-3 freshman Kyle RIley (10 ppg), whose status for tonight's game is unclear. Riley, who has played in three games, starting one, but has not appeared in Howard's last two games due to an ankle sprain. No word on Howard's site on his status for tonight's game.
Howard is also without the services of starting point guard Julius Hearn (knee) and could be without forward Randy Hampton, who suffered a possible fracture of his right thumb in the Bison's loss to Loyola.
The Bison are shooting 41 percent as a team, 25.7 percent from the arc. Opponents are shooting 48.3 percent overall, 36.7 percent from three-point range and outrebounding the Bison by 12 per game.
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