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,...
Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 24 points and hit the go-ahead shot with 12 seconds remaining as the Blue Hens edged the Tribe in the Colonial Athletic Association title game in Baltimore.
Baptiste added eight rebounds while Jarvis Threatt had 18 points, seven boards and four assists for top-seeded Delaware (25-9), which won the CAA tournament for the first time and earned its...
Delaware defeated William & Mary by a final score of 75-74 to win the 2014 CAA Tournament.
Jarvis Threatt was named tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Carl Baptiste, Devon Saddler, Brandon Britt, Scott Eatherton and Marcus Thornton.
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...
Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 24 points, including a go-ahead layup with 10 seconds left, and Delaware squeezed past William & Mary 75-74 Monday night to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship and earn a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Now that Super Bowl XLVIII is over, the next big event on the sports betting calendar is the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. There are six weeks to go before March Madness takes over, but the bracketologists have already sharpened their No. 2 pencils and made their early projections, and the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens could be one of this year’s hottest...
Delaware has been rolling since Devon Saddler returned from injury, jumping out to a 6-0 start in the CAA. And now the Blue Hens will deal with two more personnel losses.
The school announced suspensions for all-conference guard Jarvis Threatt and starting forward Marvin King-Davis.
The suspensions are for separate violations of athletic department policies, and will last at least...
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...
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November 09, 2013
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
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
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...
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September 07, 2013
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...
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...
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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...
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November 10, 2012