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Texas Tech Baseball Defeats Delaware 5-2 To Open Lubbock Regional

The Texas Tech baseball team defeated Delaware Friday afternoon  to open the regional round of the NCAA Tournament thanks to strong work from the bullpen and timely hitting. The Texas Tech baseball team conquered a familiar foe on Friday.  The opponent on the score board was the Delaware Blue Hens, which Tech was facing for […] Texas Tech Baseball Defeats Delaware 5-2 To Open...
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June 03, 2017

Blue Hens wrapping up spring practice

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May 03, 2017

Bears Rally for Late 4-3 Win Over Blue Hens

NEWARK, Del. – Morgan State men's tennis rallied to pull out a 4-3 non-conference road victory against the Delaware Blue Hens at the Delaware Field House Outdoor Courts.

Delaware 87ers Honor Beau Biden Foundation

Former Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance Former vice president Joe Biden made an appearance last night at the Delaware 87ers game against the Windy City Bulls, as the team was set to honor the Beau Biden Foundation, named for Biden’s late son who passed away in May 2015. With Sixers CEO Scott O’Neil on hand for a halftime ceremony, Biden opened with a joke about his...
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March 26, 2017

UNC-Wilmington holds off late Delaware charge, wins 91-82

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) C.J. Bryce led a balanced attack with 17 points and No. 1 seed UNC-Wilmington beat Delaware 91-82 on Saturday in the CAA tournament quarterfinals. Jordon Talley finished with 16 points, Denzel Ingram had 15, Chris Flemmings added 14, and Devontae Cacok chipped in 13 for the Seahawks (27-5). UNC-Wilmington shot 51 percent overall, and reached the free...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Daly has double-double, leads Delaware in CAA tourney opener

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Ryan Daly scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Delaware pulled away in the final minute to beat Hofstra 81-76 on Friday night in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. No. 9 seed Delaware (13-19) plays top-seeded UNC Wilmington in a quarterfinal on Saturday. No. 8 seed Hofstra (15-17), which swept the Blue Hens during...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Thompson, Elon bench power Phoenix past Delaware, 81-59

ELON, N.C. (AP) Dmitri Thompson scored 22 points and Elon's bench almost matched Delaware's total in an 81-59 Colonial Athletic Association victory in Saturday night's regular season finale. Elon got 58 of its 81 points from its bench, led by Thompson, who hit 7 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 from the line. Dainan Swoope contributed 14 points off the bench. No Elon starter scored...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Brantley, Chealey with double-doubles to lead Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Jarrell Brantley scored 21 points, Joe Chealey added 20 and they both had a double-double in Charleston's 78-65 victory over Delaware on Thursday night. Charleston (22-8, 13-4 Colonial Athletic Association) has won three straight and remains a game back of UNC Wilmington atop the conference standings. Delaware (12-18, 5-12) has lost consecutive games after...
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February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Dixon scores 25, Prewitt 23 in William & Mary's win

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Daniel Dixon scored 25 points and Omar Prewitt 23 and William & Mary defeated Delaware 85-64 on Saturday night. Dixon made four 3-pointers and Prewitt had six assists for the Tribe (15-12, 9-7 Colonial Athletic Association). The Tribe was 27 of 52 for 52 percent shooting and made 10 of 22 3-pointers and 21 of 29 free throws. Ryan Daly had four 3-pointers...
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February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Delaware wins in dramatic fashion again

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Ryan Daly hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 12 seconds to go and Delaware beat Elon 68-67 on Thursday night for the Blue Hens' third straight dramatic victory. John Moran made a 3-pointer to give Drexel its first lead in over eight minutes before Daly made his game-winner, and Kurk Lee, who had five 3-pointers, missed a trey on the other end. Daly made a jumper...
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February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Delaware tops James Madison 58-57 on Bryant's late 3

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Darian Bryant hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 5.5 seconds to play and Anthony Mosley followed with a steal and Delaware escaped with a 58-57 win over James Madison on Saturday to end a nine-game road losing streak. James Madison went ahead 57-55 when Ramone Snowden found Ivan Lukic's inside with 24 seconds to play. Ryan Daly was double-teamed at the...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Delaware grabs early OT lead and holds on to beat Elon 76-74

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Cazmon Hayes drilled a 3-pointer and added three free throws in the final minute of overtime to give Delaware a 76-74 victory over Elon on Thursday night. Anthony Mosley made two free throws to start the extra period and Delaware led throughout overtime. Elon's Dainan Swoope drilled a 3 in the last second for the final score. The teams were tied at the break...
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February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

UNC Wilmington rolls past Delaware 108-80

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Chris Flemmings scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds as UNC Wilmington rolled past Delaware 108-80 on Saturday night, ending a two-game skid. Flemmings was 8 of 11 from the floor including five 3-pointers for the Seahawks (21-4, 10-2 Colonial). Ambrose Mosley added 18 points. Devonte Cacok and Jaylen Fornes had 17 points apiece. The team averaged 69...
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February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Hofstra holds off Delaware 73-65 behind Wright-Foreman

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Justin Wright-Foreman scored 22 points and Hunter Sabety had career highs of 14 points and 15 rebounds to lead Hofstra past Delaware 73-65 on Thursday night. Hofstra (11-13, 3-8 Colonial Athletic Association), trailing 35-24 at the half, had a 33-11 run to start the second half and took the lead for good, 46-44, on Sabety's dunk with 14 minutes remaining....
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February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Rocco hopes a Delaware turnaround has begun

(STATS) - When people asked Delaware football coach Danny Rocco what positions he was looking to fill in his first recruiting class, he didn't have a traditional answer. He was looking beyond the field as well. "My most common response was that I wanted us to recruit the best available, the best possible student-athletes that were out there," he said Wednesday in announcing his...
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February 02, 2017

Delaware hangs on to beat James Madison 66-61

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Ryan Daly and Eric Carter scored 16 points each and Delaware held on to beat James Madison 66-61 on Saturday night. JMU (6-17, 4-6 Colonial Athletic Association) grabbed its only lead with 10 minutes left then tied the game with 1:22 remaining after consecutive 3-pointers by Shakir Brown. JMU's Jackson Kent stole a pass underneath his basket but missed the shot...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Dixon scores 21 in William & Mary's victory

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Daniel Dixon scored 21 points to lead William & Mary to an 82-58 win over Delaware on Thursday night. Dixon hit all four of his 3-point tries while Jack Whitman added 16 points for the Tribe (10-9, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association). The Tribe shot 57 percent and made 11 of 23 from the arc. Devonne Pinkard scored 21 points and Darian Bryant 10 for the...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Rutgers hires Henry Baker to coach cornerbacks

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers has hired former Delaware assistant Henry Baker as their cornerbacks coach. Coach Chris Ash announced the appointment of the Paterson native on Thursday. He replaces Aaron Henry, who left to take a job at North Carolina State. Baker coached cornerbacks the past six seasons with the Blue Hens and served as special teams coordinator in 2012. In 2016...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Towson wins 4th straight, sweeps aside Delaware 75-58

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Mike Morsell and Arnaud William Adala Moto pulled down a dozen boards as Towson won its fourth straight and a season sweep of Delaware with a 75-58 win on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers are fresh off a win over Hofstra that saw them erase a 16-point first-half deficit, and momentum carried over when they built a 17-point lead at halftime. Alex Thomas and John...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Delaware prepares to kick off Rocco era

(STATS) - Delaware will play six home games in 2017, but the visits by James Madison and Richmond will be the most anticipated of coach Danny Rocco's first season guiding the Blue Hens. The Blue Hens' schedule, announced Friday, includes 11 regular-season games. James Madison, which will visit Delaware on Sept. 30, captured both the 2016 CAA Football and FCS national titles. When...
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January 20, 2017

Daly scores 27 in Delaware's upset win over Northeastern

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Freshman Ryan Daly scored 27 points and Delaware avenged its worst loss of the season, upsetting Northeastern 69-62 on Thursday night for the Blue Hens' first Colonial Athletic Association win of the season. Cazmon Hayes added 13 points and Eric Carter 11 for Delaware (8-12, 1-6), which snapped a six-game losing streak that had included a 36-point loss, 90-54...
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Delaware State sets difficult 2017 schedule

(STATS) - Delaware State must be trying to win an award for the toughest non-conference schedule in the FCS this year. The MEAC school, coming off a winless season, announced its 11-game 2017 schedule on Thursday, and it includes four home games as well as road games against Delaware (Aug. 31), West Virginia (Sept. 16) and Florida State (Nov. 18). The Hornets have yet to beat...
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January 12, 2017

Big first half helps Northeastern rout Delaware 90-54

BOSTON (AP) T.J. Williams had 18 points and a career-high 11 assists, and Northeastern used a 40-point halftime lead and cruised to a 90-54 victory over Delaware on Thursday night. Williams was 6 of 10 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Shawn Occeus added 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting and made five 3s for Northeastern (10-5, 3-0), which hit 31 of 51 for 61 percent shooting...
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January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Hofstra holds off Delaware 58-56 in CAA opener

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Ty Green scored 17 points, Justin Wright-Foreman added 15, including the winning free throws with 36.5 seconds left, and Hofstra edged Delaware 58-56 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday. Ryan Daly pulled Delaware into a tie, knocking down a 3-pointer with a minute left. After Wright-Foreman was fouled on a 3-pointer late in the shot clock, Daly...
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December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware downs Iona 63-54 behind Daly's double-double

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Ryan Daly scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds, Anthony Mosely added 14 points, and Delaware pulled away in the second half to beat Iona 63-54 on Wednesday night to close its nonconference season. Darian Bryant scored 11 points for Delaware (7-6), which outscored the Gaels 28-18 in the paint and got 22 points off of 14 turnovers. Bryant's 3...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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