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NDSU, Delaware schedule series for 2018-19

(STATS) - If the FCS has become a Bison Nation, then North Dakota State's football program is prepared to come as far east as it's ever been before. NDSU and Delaware have agreed to a two-game contract for the 2018 and 2019 seasons - their first-ever meetings. The Bison, who have won a record five straight FCS national titles, will host the Blue Hens in the season opener Sept....
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20 days ago

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne publicly comes out

Former Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens standout turned WNBA star Elena Delle Donne is making waves before her appearance in the 2016 Summer Olympics for all of the right reasons. In the August issue of Vogue, the reigning WNBA MVP publicly came out as gay while revealing Amanda Clifton is her fiancee. The Vogue profile stated: …Elena divides her time between traveling with her...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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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

Delaware fires coach Monte Ross

NEWARK, Del. — 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 men...
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March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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

James Madison defeats Delaware 75-50, secures 20-win season

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Ron Curry scored 17 points, Joey McLean added 14 and James Madison secured 20 wins for the first time in three seasons after defeating Delaware 75-50 on Saturday. Curry scored more points at the foul line than from the field - making 9 of 10 free throws while shooting 3 for 6 from the floor with two 3-pointers. James Madison scored 28 points at the line...
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February 20, 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

Towson edges Delaware 79-77

NEWARK, Del. (AP) William Adala Moto and John Davis scored 22 points apiece to lift Towson to a 79-77 win over Delaware on Thursday night. In a close game, Towson (12-6, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) retook the lead for good with an 11-2 burst sparked by Mike Morsell's back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 70-64 with 1:20 left. Delaware (5-11, 0-5)) got 10 points from Kory...
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January 14, 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

Carter carries Boston College past Delaware, 69-61

BOSTON (AP) Eli Carter scored 20 points with 10 assists and eight rebounds to lead Boston College to a 69-61 win over Delaware on Saturday night. Matt Milon scored nine of his 12 points in the final 10:30 for the Eagles. Dennis Clifford had 10 rebounds and eight points. It was the second straight win for Boston College (5-6) after a six-game losing streak. Kory Holden led the...
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December 19, 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
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