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Delaware fires men's basketball coach Monte Ross

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Delaware has fired men's basketball coach Monte Ross after the Blue Hens finished their second consecutive losing season with a 7-23 record. The school issued a statement Friday saying it was parting ways with Ross immediately. Acting athletic director Matthew Robinson thanked Ross for his service but said the university needs to start a new chapter with the...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware ousts Monte’ Ross as head coach

The University of Delaware has decided to make a change and announced on Friday morning that head men’s basketball coach Monte’ Ross has been relieved of his duties with the team. The Blue Hens went 7-26 this season, with a mere 2-16 mark in conference play. It was the worst season of Monte’ Ross’ career leading Delaware on the court and it brings a sour end to decade-long...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hulsey's career night helps Coll of Charleston to CAA win

BALTIMORE (AP) Payton Hulsey scored a career-high 18 points with nine rebounds, five assists and a career-best seven steals as College of Charleston fended off Delaware 67-63 in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament Friday night. The seventh-seeded Cougars (17-13) will meet No. 2 seed NC-Wilmington in a Saturday quarterfinal. Delaware's Kory Holden scored...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Elon thumps Delaware 77-59 behind Seibring

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Tyler Seibring scored 17 points with nine rebounds and Dmitri Thompson added 16 points as Elon defeated Delaware 77-59 on Saturday. Elon (15-15, 6-11 Colonial Athletic Association) enters next week's conference tournament as the eight seed and Delaware (7-21, 2-15) is 10th. Leading 21-18 with 11:11 to play before the half Steven Santa Ana and Dainan Swoope hit...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware holds off College of Charleston for 62-59 win

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Kory Holden had 17 points, Marvin King-Davis added 15 and Cazmon Hayes grabbed 10 rebounds as Delaware held off a late College of Charleston rally for a 62-59 win on Thursday night. Delaware (7-19, 2-13 Colonial Athletic Association), which has won two of the last three after dropping 15 straight games, never trailed in this one, leading 33-22 at the break and...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hofstra rallies to beat Delaware 77-66

Newark, Del. (AP) Juan'ya Green scored 19 points and passed out 12 assists, and Rokas Gustys tied a career high with 21 rebounds and scored 18 points as Hofstra needed a late rally to beat Delaware 77-66. It was the third time Gustys-a sophomore-posted 21 boards. At second place in the Colonial Athletic Association, Hofstra (18-8, 10-4) is a game ahead of Towson, William &...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Towson survives scare from Delaware, 101-97 in OT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Mike Morsell scored 24 points and Towson hung on to beat Delaware 101-97 in overtime on Saturday. With the score tied at 91 Morsell drilled a trey off an assist from Jordan McNeil to give Towson (16-7, 7-3 Colonial Athletic Association) a three-point lead with 38 seconds left. Delaware cut the lead to one point on three separate occasions over the final 30 seconds...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

William & Mary pulls away early in 2nd; beats Delaware 94-79

NEWARK, Del. (AP) David Cohn scored 23 points and distributed nine assists and William & Mary pulled away early in the second half to beat Delaware 94-79 on Thursday night. Omar Prewitt had 18 points and six assists, and Terry Tarpey 16 points and nine rebounds for William & Mary (14-6, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Connor Burchfield added 18 points for the Tribe...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

College of Charleston edges Delaware 59-58

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Marquise Pointer scored 16 points as the College of Charleston edged Delaware 59-58 on Saturday. Pointer finished with 6-of-18 shooting from the field including four from distance for the Cougars (12-7, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association). Jarrell Brantley added 13 points with five rebounds and Cameron Johnson and Evan Bailey had 10 points apiece. The Cougars...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware punter Enderson to pursue NFL opportunity

(STATS) - Of all the FCS players who might pursue an NFL career early, the first to come to mind for many people probably wasn't a punter. But Delaware punter Eric Enderson announced Monday he will forgo his final year of college eligibility to pursue a free agent opportunity with a team. He had already earned a degree in criminal justice in 3 1/2 years and will take the next several...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware-Villanova Preview

Villanova has been humbled by top-10 opponents twice in its last three games, but its contests against unranked foes have all been comfortable victories. Tuesday night's visit from Delaware figures to fit the latter category for the 17th-ranked Wildcats considering the Blue Hens are still seeking their first-ever win against both Villanova and the Top 25 as a whole. Villanova...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Holden, King-Davis lift South Florida over Delaware 67-58

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Kory Holden scored 23 points, Marvin King-Davis added 16 with a career-high 18 rebounds and Delaware used the free throw line to turn back South Florida 67-58 on Thursday night. The Blue Hens (4-2), shot 24 percent in the second half (6 of 25) but made 21 of 29 free throws. Holden hit 9 of 12 and Maurice Jeffers, who had 11 of his 13 points in the second half...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Hayes leads Delaware to dominating 70-47 win over Bradley

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Cazmon Hayes had 17 points and Anthony Mosley had a career-high 15 to lead Delaware to a dominating 70-47 win over Bradley on Tuesday night. Mosley was 7 of 10 from the floor and dished out four assists. Kory Holden had 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Marvin King-Davis added 11 points for Delaware (3-2). The Blue Hens, who have won every rebound battle...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Late free throw helps Delaware top Fairleigh Dickinson 73-72

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Kory Holden had 21 points, and Cazmon Hayes made one of three free throws with 0.9 second left to help Delaware edge past Fairleigh Dickinson 73-72 on Tuesday night. Hayes, who finished with eight points and four steals, had missed all six of his 3-point attempts for Delaware (2-1) when he was fouled by Marques Townes with less than a second remaining. After...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Delaware beats rival Delaware State in opener, 62-56

DOVER, Del. (AP) Marvin King-Davis scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Cazmon Hayes and Chivarsky Corbett each added 12 points as Delaware knocked off in-state rival Delaware State, 62-56 in the season-opener for both schools Friday night. The Hornets had won two of the last three meetings between the schools, including wire-to-wire, 65-53 win at Delaware last year, but...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Albany snaps 4-game losing streak, beats Delaware 17-6

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Cory Parker recovered a muffed punt in the end zone and Albany snapped a four-game losing streak with a 17-6 victory over Delaware on Saturday. Diante Cherry dropped a punt inside the Delaware 5 and the ball bounded into the end zone where Parker recovered to give the Great Danes (3-6, 2-4 Colonial) a 10-6 lead with 14 seconds left in the third quarter. D.J. Crook...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Towson shuts down Delaware 19-0

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Darius Victor punched in a touchdown, Sam Hurwitz kicked four field goals and Towson cruised to a 19-0 win over Delaware on Saturday. Connor Frazier was 25 of 34 for 284 yards passing as Towson (5-3, 3-2 Colonial) got its first shutout victory since 2005. Christian Summers had 133 yards on eight catches and Marquel Dickerson had 102 yards rushing on 20 carries....
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Late field goal lifts Delaware over William & Mary 24-23

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Frank Raggo connected on a 29-yard field goal as time expired and Delaware rallied to beat William & Mary 24-23 on Saturday night. Down 23-14, the Blue Hens scored on consecutive 12-play drives, using their running game to chew up clock and yardage. Joe Walker capped off the first drive with an 11-yard score to Tre Brown, Walker's first touchdown pass of his...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Backup rallies Villanova over Delaware 28-21

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Zack Bednarczyk came in for injured All-American John Robertson to lead Villanova to two fourth-quarter touchdowns, rallying the Wildcats to a 28-21 victory over Delaware on Saturday. Robertson, last year's Payton Award winner, went down on the Delaware 6 with an apparent knee injury. After an incompletion, Bednarczyk, a redshirt freshman, hit Kevin Gulyas with...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Delaware beats Lafayette in the rain, 19-9

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Frank Raggo kicked four field goals in the rain - two in the fourth quarter - as Delaware defeated Lafayette 19-9 Saturday night. The game was delayed more than an hour between halves by lightning. Joe Walker scored the game's lone TD on a keeper from the 1. Raggo's counterpart - Lafayette's Jacob Bissell - scored all the Leopards points with field goals of 40...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Defensive scores gives Jacksonville 20-14 win over Delaware

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Justin Horton recovered a fumble in the end zone with 2:09 left to secure Jacksonville's 20-14 season-opening win over Delaware on Friday night. Kade Bell was 25 of 43 for 269 yards and a 22-yard touchdown to Andy Jones but when the Dolphins were driving for a potential clinching score late in the game, Ryan Torzsa picked off Bell at the 3-yard line. After Joe...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Delaware star WR arrested for alleged locker room assault

Just days after New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith suffered a broken jaw following a locker room altercation, a college football player has been arrested for an alleged locker room assault of his own. According to a report from NewsWorks, Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens star wide receiver Jerel Harrison was arrested on charges of first degree assault after allegedly hitting his teammate...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Delaware Tight End Nick Boyle Hurdles Defender in Senior Bowl

If you just look at his stat line, Delaware tight end Nick Boyle is not that impressive. During his four years with the Blue Hens he caught 101 passes for just under 1000 yards and 12 touchdowns. While he may not have produced much what scouts are going to take away from the Senior Bowl is that the 6'4" 265-pounder is pretty darn athletic.Ask any QB in the NFL if they would like...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Semipro St. Paul Pioneers give football players chance to put pads back on

The sight of Joe Flacco celebrating remains lodged deep in the craw of Bloomington resident Jeff McGaster. The former Northern Iowa defensive tackle had five tackles Dec. 1, 2007 at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. His Panthers trailed in the FCS semifinals 32-27 with less than two minutes remaining. Flacco, then Delaware's quarterback, botched a snap. Northern Iowa recovered,...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal State Bakersfield beats Delaware 70-52

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Aly Ahmed scored 19 points and blocked four shots, making his presence felt underneath as Cal State Bakersfield extended Delaware's West Coast road woes 70-52 Sunday night. Ahmed, a 6-foot-9 junior from Egypt, added nine rebounds and was joined in double figures by Cortez Conners with 14 points. The Roadrunners (1-4) out-rebounded Delaware (0-3) 45-27 -...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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