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NCAA Tournament Preview: Getting to Know the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens With Jake Fischer

The Blue Hens are diving back into the NCAA Tournament, and will take on Michigan State Thursday (Mark Jordan, Flickr) For the first time since 1999, the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens are going dancing. Buoyed by hot shooting and good guard play, the Hens blew their way through the CAA this season with a 14-2 conference record. They also won their conference tournament in comeback...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State vs. Delaware Game Time Set for 4:40 pm ET

Fresh off their Big Ten Tournament championship, the Michigan State Spartans will open their NCAA Tournament run with a Thursday afternoon matchup against the Delaware Blue Hens. That game will tip at 4:40 p.m. ET from Spokane, Wash., and TNT will call the game. The Spokane subregional actually has four game stacked back-to-back — the others have a break between games No. 2 and...
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March 17, 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

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,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Winston-Salem State's Ross Leads Delaware To NCAA Bid

Winston-Salem State alum Monte Ross will lead Delaware into the NCAA Tournament. (Tim Mastro photo)Clarence "Big House" Gaines has been gone for nearly a decade now, but his coaching legacy continues to live on. One of Gaines former players is getting an opportunity the legend himself never got to achieve.@BDAHT don't forget to shout out #WSSU grad Monte Ross and his...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

William & Mary comes back to beat Delaware 24-10

Brent Caprio threw for 125 yards and two touchdowns to lead William & Mary to a 24-10 victory over Delaware Saturday. Delaware (7-3, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) took a quick lead when Travis Hawkins returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown, setting a new school record. That was the last lead for the Blue Hens. William & Mary (7-3, 4-2) tied the score...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Delaware beats Towson on 2-point conversion, 32-31

Trevor Sasek connected with Rob Jones for a two-point conversion with 19 seconds left to complete Delaware's furious 22-point fourth quarter comeback to beat Towson 32-31. The conversion followed Sasek's 3-yard touchdown pass to Jones to complete a 3-play, 51-yard drive, set up when the Fightin Blue Hens recovered an onside kick. Delaware (7-2, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Pierce runs Delaware past Rhode Island 35-13

Andrew Pierce rushed for 117 yards and three touchdowns to lead Delaware past Rhode Island 35-13 in a Colonial Athletic Association game on Saturday. Following Pierce's first score of the game, Bob Bentsen connected with Robbie Jackson on a 20-yard scoring strike but the Rams botch the PAT and Delaware (6-2, 3-1) led 7-6 early in the second quarter. The Blue Hens then rattled...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Delaware defeats Delaware State 42-21

Trent Hurley threw for 328 yards and four touchdowns, both career-highs, to lead Delaware to a 42-21 win over Delaware State on Saturday. Rob Jones caught two of Hurley's touchdowns, including a 33-yard pass in the second quarter to give the Blue Hens a 21-7 lead. After stuffing Delaware State on the next series, Jones returned the ensuing punt for a 62-yard touchdown, his third...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Quarterback Stabbing Arrest Made, With 25-Year-Old Charged in Sunday Morning Assault of Delaware Player

The Newark (Delaware) Police Department says it has arrested Michael J. Creed, 25, of Newark, and charged him with first-degree assault and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony in connection to the Sunday stabbing of a University of Delaware quarterback, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The university is not confirming the identity of the quarterback...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Delle Donne Lifts Delaware Past WVU In NCAA Tournament

Score: No. 6 Delaware 66, No. 11 West Virginia 53 Star(s): West Virginia: Ayana Dunning 15 Pts, 10 Reb. Delaware: Elena Delle Donne 33 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Blks. Story: The West Virginia women’s basketball team had its opportunity to advance to the second-round and potentially face third-seeded North Carolina on Sunday afternoon. That was, until Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne took the...
Via College Spun
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 11 Delaware 63, Sam Houston St. 31

Trumae Lucas scored 14 points as No. 11 Delaware relied on defense to defeat Sam Houston State 63-31 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. With the Blue Hens' offense struggling - in part due to the absence of All-American Elena Delle Donne - the defense took over in the opening round of the preseason WNIT. Delaware held the Bearkats to just 11 total field goals...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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