DELAWARE BLUE HENS NEWS

Usher leads Delaware over Delaware State 80-70

Davon Usher had 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists on Monday night to lead Delaware over Delaware State 80-70. Cazmon Hayes made a 3-point jumper to put Delaware up 71-55 with 4:24 to go. Delaware finished the first half on a 6-0 run to lead 32-25 at the half and opened the second half with seven unanswered points. The Hornets went on an 11-2 run to close the gap to 73-66...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Delaware beats Robert Morris 86-67

Jarvis Threatt scored 24 points and Davon Usher added 22 and Delaware handily beat Robert Morris 86-67 on Saturday. Delaware (5-3) drained 28 free throws and shot 51.9 percent from the field. Threatt made 12 of 15 free throws and Usher was 11 of 14. Carl Baptiste scored 13 points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds. Karvel Anderson scored a game-high 25 points, including 3 of 5...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Delaware trumps Charleston Southern 85-81

Kyle Anderson scored a game-high 29 points, including 8 of 10 beyond the arc, to lead Delaware over Charleston Southern 85-81 Tuesday night. Four Delaware (5-3) players finished with double figures, including Jarvis Threatt with 18, and 17 apiece from Carl Baptiste and Davon Usher. Baptiste pulled down 11 boards. Five Charleston Southern (3-4) players scored double figures, led...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Delaware beats Bryant 108-107 in OT

Jarvis Threatt scored nine of his 29 points in overtime, and Delaware beat Bryant 108-107 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Threatt's two free throws with 1:01 left in overtime gave the Blue Hens (6-6) the lead for good at 103-101. He and Davon Usher both made two more free throws to give Delaware a six-point lead with 19 seconds to play. Corey Maywood and Dyami Starks...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Delaware rallies to beat Liberty 77-64

Jarvis Threatt scored 19 points and Delaware came back from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Liberty 77-64 on Wednesday. Kyle Anderson scored 14 points and Davon Usher and Devon Saddler 13 apiece. Saddler surpassed 1,800 points for his career. Trailing 33-25 at the half, the Blue Hens (7-7) tied the game with a 10-2 run to open the second half. Down 42-41 with 10 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware tops Cal Poly 82-72

Jarvis Threatt scored 25 points and Delaware got past Cal Poly 82-72 on Saturday in the last nonconference game for both schools. Delaware (8-7) built a 47-33 halftime lead behind 14 first-half points from Devon Saddler and Cal Poly (4-9) trailed by double digits in the second half until the final minute of the game. The Blue Hens found success at the free throw line, shooting...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware defeats Hofstra 86-79

Devon Saddler came off the bench to score 24 points to lead Delaware in an 86-79 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday night. Jarvis Threatt had 20 points, seven rebounds and three steals for the Fightin' Blue Hens (9-7, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Davon Usher scored 19 points and Kyle Anderson added 12. Hofstra went up by 12 at 11:25 of the first period and into the break...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware battles past William & Mary 76-71

Devon Saddler scored 21 of his 26 points after halftime - including going 8-for-8 at the free-throw line in the final 34 seconds - as Delaware rallied past William & Mary Wednesday night. The Fightin' Blue Hens (11-7, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Conference) fell behind early and trailed by as many as 13 in the first half but rallied to win their fifth straight. Saddler started the...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Hens' mettle will be tested on road

Delaware’s Colonial Athletic Association title aspirations survived one challenge Wednesday, when the Blue Hens overcame a 13-point first-half deficit to down a strong William & Mary team 76-71 at home. Today at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena, the Hens (11-7 overall, 3-0 CAA) undergo another men’s basketball examination that, in a different way, is no less unnerving. “I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saddler leads Delaware past Drexel 90-77

Devon Saddler had 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists while Jarvis Threatt added 18 points and nine assists to help Delaware defeat Drexel 90-77 Monday night. The Fighting Blue Hens (12-7, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) shot 56.5 percent from the field and outrebounded Drexel 44-27. Marvin King-Davis scored 15 points, Davon Usher chipped in 12 and Carl Baptiste had 10...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware suspends Jarvis Threatt, Marvin King-Davis for one month

Delaware has been rolling since Devon Saddler returned from injury, jumping out to a 6-0 start in the CAA. And now the Blue Hens will deal with two more personnel losses. The school announced suspensions for all-conference guard Jarvis Threatt and starting forward Marvin King-Davis. The suspensions are for separate violations of athletic department policies, and will last at least...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware edges UNC-Wilmington 66-65

Devon Saddler scored 15 points and Delaware put together a late rally to edge UNC-Wilmington 66-65 on Saturday and remain unbeaten in conference play. Delaware (16-7, 8-0 Colonial Athletic Association) scored the last four points of the game, taking the lead with 26 seconds left as Saddler found Carl Baptiste for a layup. Saddler blocked Chris Dixon's shot with 4 seconds left to...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Saddler, Delaware beat Northeastern 80-67

Devon Saddler scored 21 points and became Delaware's all-time leading scorer as the Blue Hens remained perfect in conference play, beating Northeastern 80-67 on Monday. Saddler needed 20 to tie the record held by Mike Pegues at 2,030. Saddler broke the record on a free throw with 4:04 remaining and was immediately subbed out to a standing ovation from the home crowd. He was 7 of...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware beats Charleston 67-64

Davon Usher scored a career-high 42 points - including 30 in the second half - to lead Delaware to a 67-64 comeback victory over Charleston on Wednesday night. With the Fightin' Blue Hens down 40-27 early in the second period, Usher almost single-handedly brought his team back by scoring 27 points in the final eight minutes to help put Delaware up by three as time expired. Devon...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Usher, Saddler lead Delaware past Hofstra 81-77

Davon Usher scored 27 points and Devon Saddler added 24 and seven assists as Delaware overcame a nine-point second-half deficit to beat Hofstra 81-77 Wednesday night. Delaware (20-8, 12-1 Colonial Athletic Association) secured its seventh 20-win season in school history and its first since the 2000-2001 campaign. Jordan Allen's layup with 17:38 to play gave Hofstra (8-20, 4-9)...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Drexel knocks off Delaware 69-65

Tavon Allen scored a career-high 25 as Drexel knocked off Colonial Athletic Conference leader Delaware 69-65 on Sunday. Delaware scored the first 10 points of the game, including 3-pointers by Kyle Anderson and Davon Usher. But Drexel responded immediately, erasing the deficit before the 11 minute mark. Delaware scored the last five points of the half to lead 33-31 at the break...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware clinches 1st NCAA bid since 1999

Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 24 points, including a go-ahead layup with 10 seconds left, and Delaware squeezed past William & Mary 75-74 Monday night to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship and earn a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware Beats William & Mary To Win CAA Tournament

Delaware defeated William & Mary by a final score of 75-74 to win the 2014 CAA Tournament. Jarvis Threatt was named tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Carl Baptiste, Devon Saddler, Brandon Britt, Scott Eatherton and Marcus Thornton.
Via RealGM
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware 75, William & Mary 74

Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 24 points and hit the go-ahead shot with 12 seconds remaining as the Blue Hens edged the Tribe in the Colonial Athletic Association title game in Baltimore. Baptiste added eight rebounds while Jarvis Threatt had 18 points, seven boards and four assists for top-seeded Delaware (25-9), which won the CAA tournament for the first time and earned its...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware Rallies Past William & Mary to Win CAA Title, Advance to NCAA Tourney

The Blue Hens are headed back to the Big Dance! Delaware earned a return trip to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament for the first time since 1999 after the Blue Hens rallied past William & Mary for a heart-stopping 75-74 victory in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament title game Monday night at the Baltimore Arena. Carl Baptiste was nearly unstoppable inside, scoring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Delaware Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Delaware Fightin Blue Hens were given a 13-seed in the East-region. They are coached by Monte Ross and hail from the Colonial Athletic Association. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Michigan State in Spokane on Thursday.  Why: Delaware finished...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

CAA Basketball: Can Delaware contend?

Merry March Madness! That’s right, the best time of the year has finally landed on our doorstep, but not without a little bit of drama. The CAA ended as most people would have expected, with Delaware victorious, and deservedly so. They were the hottest team in the league with by far the best player, but will any of that matter on the big stage? We all watched VCU tear up the NCAA...
Via isportsweb.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan St basketball: NCAA Tournament opening round preview

Covering Michigan St basketball in the Big Ten Tournament, I witnessed a pretty dominant run. This impressive three game stretch, along with my Spartan lineage made me biased towards thinking Michigan St basketball is going to win the whole thing. Then when I got home from Indianapolis I realized, everyone else is picking them too. All 5 ESPN experts are picking the Spartans. Pretty...
Via The Sports Bank
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Michigan State Vs. Delaware – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@MSU_Basketball Michigan State is ESPN’s unanimous pick to win it all this year, but first they must get by a solid Delaware Blue Hens club. The winner will face Cincinnati or Harvard. Be sure to click here for more on MSU and Delaware. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Time: 4:40 PM EST TV Channel: TNT Location: Spokane...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarvis Threatt kicked off Delaware basketball team

The often spectacular but periodically interrupted University of Delaware basketball career of Jarvis Threatt has come to a premature end. Delaware announced Tuesday that Threatt has been dismissed from the basketball team prior to what would have been his senior season for more UD rules violations. UD offered no specifics in a short statement and would provide no comment, athletic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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