DELAWARE BLUE HENS NEWS

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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15 hours ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  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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7 days ago  |  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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14 days ago  |  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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19 days ago  |  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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21 days ago  |  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...
Via FOX Sports
22 days ago

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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26 days ago  |  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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28 days ago  |  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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28 days ago  |  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...
Via FOX Sports
January 20, 2017

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...
Via FOX Sports
January 12, 2017

Corbett hits 5 3-pointers in Blue Hens' win over Hornets

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Chivarsky Corbett made a career-high five 3 pointers and scored 16 points in leading Delaware to a 64-49 victory over Delaware State on Friday night. Corbett was 5 of 8 from the arc. Anthony Mosley added 13 points and Eric Carter grabbed 10 rebounds to go with seven points. The Blue Hens (5-3) had a 46-26 rebounding edge, including 15-4 on the offensive boards...
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December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Corbett helps Delaware dispatch D-III Bryn Athyn 84-51

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Chivarsky Corbett scored 18 points, going 4 of 5 on 3-point attempts, to help Delaware cruise to an easy win over Division III Bryn Athyn 84-51 on Sunday. Devonne Pinkard and Corbett hit consecutive 3-pointers in the first few moments and the Fightin' Blue Hens (4-3) never trailed. Skye Johnson was 7 of 7 from the field for 14 points and grabbed five rebounds...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Bednarczyk leads Villanova to 41-10 win over Delaware

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Zach Bednarczyk threw for four touchdowns as Villanova closed its season with a 41-10 win over Delaware on Saturday. Bednarczyk was 13 of 17 for 195 yards passing for the Wildcats (8-3, 6-2 Colonial Athletic Association). They finish the season two games behind CAA leader James Madison and tied with New Hampshire. Matt Gudzak ran for 121 yards and a score on...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Corbett's late 3 helps Delaware knock off Miami (Ohio) 68-66

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Chivarsky Corbett nailed a 3-pointer and split of pair of free throws in the final seconds to give Delaware a 68-66 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Friday night. The Blue Hens led until the final seconds when Rod Mills hit a 3-pointer and the RedHawks tied it at 64 with 14 seconds left. Corbett responded quickly, hitting a trey to go up 67-64 with seven seconds...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lauletta's 3 TD passes lead Richmond past Delaware, 31-17

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Kyle Lauletta threw a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes to help power Richmond to a 31-17 victory over Delaware Saturday. The Blue Hens scored first on a 3-yard run by Jalen Randolph midway through the first quarter, but Lauletta even the score with a 12-yard pass to Garrett Hudson and the Spiders added a 6-yard, second-quarter touchdown run by Deontez...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware survives scare to beat Golden-Beacom 64-56

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Eric Carter had career-highs of 14 points and 15 rebounds to record his first career double-double, and Delaware held on to beat Division II Golden-Beacom 64-56 on Friday night. Carter scored 12 points and made his five field goals in the second half as the Blue Hens survived a late push from the Lightning. Though Delaware led the entire second half, Goldey-Beacom...
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November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jefferson's 141 yards and TD helps Delaware over Towson 20-6

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Thomas Jefferson rushed for 141 yards on 25 carries with a touchdown and Delaware beat Towson 20-6 on Saturday. Jefferson's 40-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter provided the final margin. Delaware (3-5, 1-4 Colonial) piled up 243 yards on the ground, with Jalen Randolph providing 76 yards on 19 carries and Joe Walker added 35 yards on nine...
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October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

University of Delaware fires football coach Dave Brock

NEWARK, Del. (AP) The University of Delaware has fired head football coach Dave Brock. Director of Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreation Services Christine Rawak announced Brock's departure in a statement Sunday. He was 19-22 in his four seasons with the Blue Hens and had a 2-4 records this season. Co-defensive coordinator Dennis Dottin-Carter will take over for the rest...
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October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

William & Mary rallies to first CAA win, 24-17 over Delaware

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Steve Cluley helped rally his team to score three touchdowns in the fourth quarter and William & Mary notched its first Colonial Athletic Conference win, beating Delaware 24-17 on Saturday. Cluley had 204 yards passing and ran for a score for the Tribe (3-4, 1-3). Kendall Anderson ran for 115 yards and a touchdown and Aaron Swinton had a 63-yard interception...
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October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Injuries don't slow Wake Forest in 38-21 win over Delaware

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Matt Colburn rushed for a career-high 118 yards and an injury-depleted Wake Forest beat Delaware 38-21 on Saturday. Colburn filled in admirably for injured freshman running back Cade Carney, scoring a touchdown just before halftime. The Deacons bookended intermission with scores, opening the third quarter with a 10-play, 75-yard TD drive that extended...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Hills has career day, Delaware crushes Delaware St, 56-14

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Wes Hills ran for a career-high 212 yards on 19 carries, including touchdown runs of 59 and 13 yards, and Delaware beat in-state rival Delaware State 56-14 on Thursday night. The Blue Hens (1-0) have won all seven meetings against the Hornets and are 52-12 in home openers dating back to 1952. Jalen Randolph finished with 55 yards and two scores on the ground...
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware's goal is return to FCS playoffs

(STATS) - Delaware ended spring practices Saturday with its annual intrasquad game, which the Blue team won over the White team 14-7. There's no doubt where the Blue Hens hope to end the 2016 season - participating in the FCS playoffs. Delaware hasn't been to the postseason since its 2010 squad lost in the national championship game, and the five-year drought hasn't sat well with...
Via FOX Sports
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona, Miami Among 5 Potential Transfer Destinations For Delaware Star Kory Holden

Kory Holden was a fairly prolific scorer for the Delaware Blue Hens this season, averaging 17.7 points per game as a sophomore. The 6-foot-2 guard is transferring from the school, and has five potential destinations, four of which play in power conferences.  Delaware transfer Kory Holden has a top 5 of Miami, South Carolina, Arizona, LaSalle & Va Tech, per a source. Averaged...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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