DELAWARE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Associated Press
2 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...
Via Associated Press
4 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
18 days ago

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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 18, 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...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2016  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
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,...
Via Fox Sports North
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware downs Delaware State in game pushed back by weather

  Jalen Randolph ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns to help Delaware beat Delaware State 27-9 on Sunday in a game postponed a day because of thunderstorms. Randolph had a 20-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and a 46-yarder in the third for the Blue Hens, coming off a season-opening 62-0 loss to Pittsburgh. He also had three catches for 27 yards. Trent Hurley was 17 of...
Via Associated Press
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Michigan State Vs. Delaware – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@MSU_Basketball Michigan State is ESPN’s unanimous pick to win it all this year, but first they must get by a solid Delaware Blue Hens club. The winner will face Cincinnati or Harvard. Be sure to click here for more on MSU and Delaware. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Time: 4:40 PM EST TV Channel: TNT Location: Spokane...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

CAA Basketball: Can Delaware contend?

Merry March Madness! That’s right, the best time of the year has finally landed on our doorstep, but not without a little bit of drama. The CAA ended as most people would have expected, with Delaware victorious, and deservedly so. They were the hottest team in the league with by far the best player, but will any of that matter on the big stage? We all watched VCU tear up the NCAA...
Via isportsweb.com
March 16, 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 Blue Hens Could Be A Secret Moneymaker Come NCAA Tournament Time

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...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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