Delaware Coach John Hayman ‘Steps Away’ As Head Coach

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Delaware head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach John Hayman will be leaving the program after nearly 30 years. Hayman started with Delaware in 1989, coaching both the men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams. He announced Friday that he would be stepping away from the program to “return to the academic side of campus.” The full Delaware...
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3 days ago

Drexel makes biggest comeback in Division I college basketball history in win over Delaware

The Drexel Dragons erased a 34-point deficit to take down the Delaware Blue Hens and complete the biggest comeback in Division I college basketball history on Thursday night. Drexel trailed 53-14 at one point in the first half, before making the historic comeback to come away with an 85-83 victory. This was very much a tale of two halves, with the Delaware winning the first half...
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25 days ago

Daly scores 22 to help Delaware end 9-game skid, beat Elon

NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- Sophomore Ryan Daly totaled 22 points and a season-high 12 rebounds and Delaware put an emphatic end to a nine-game losing streak with a 72-57 victory over Elon on Saturday night.
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February 17, 2018

Daly's jumper lifts Delware over James Madison 61-60

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Ryan Daly scored 19 points and the winning basket with 14 seconds to play and Delaware rallied from seven points down to beat James Madison 61-60 on Saturday and win its third straight.
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January 13, 2018

Carter helps Delaware hold off Drexel 72-66

NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- Eric Carter had 17 points and a season-high 13 rebounds to help Delaware beat Drexel 72-66 on Thursday night. Delaware (10-8, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) has won five of its last nine at home. Drexel (7-11, 1-4) has lost five of its last six games. A 15-6 run cut Drexel's deficit to 69-66 with 1:19 to play. Tramaine Isabell missed a 3-point shot that would...
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January 11, 2018

Notre Dame makes Brey a 92-68 winner in return to Delaware

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey enjoyed a happy homecoming at Delaware. Bonzie Colson had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 9 Notre Dame to a 92-68 win over the Blue Hens on Saturday night. Matt Farrell scored 24 points and TJ Gibbs had 21 to help the Fighting Irish (8-2) rebound from an 80-77 loss Tuesday to Ball State. Brey returned to the Bob Carpenter Center...
December 09, 2017

Jackson, Virginia Tech defense too much for Delaware

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Greg Stroman returned a punt for a touchdown and Josh Jackson threw two scoring passes to carry No. 18 Virginia Tech to a 27-0 victory over Delaware on Saturday. Stroman broke a scoreless game late in the first quarter when he fielded a punt at the Virginia Tech 39, made a nice cut to dodge a would-be tackler and went to the end zone untouched. He became the...
September 09, 2017

Texas Tech Baseball Defeats Delaware 5-2 To Open Lubbock Regional

The Texas Tech baseball team defeated Delaware Friday afternoon  to open the regional round of the NCAA Tournament thanks to strong work from the bullpen and timely hitting. The Texas Tech baseball team conquered a familiar foe on Friday.  The opponent on the score board was the Delaware Blue Hens, which Tech was facing for […] Texas Tech Baseball Defeats Delaware 5-2 To Open Lubbock...
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June 03, 2017

Blue Hens wrapping up spring practice

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May 03, 2017

Bears Rally for Late 4-3 Win Over Blue Hens

NEWARK, Del. – Morgan State men's tennis rallied to pull out a 4-3 non-conference road victory against the Delaware Blue Hens at the Delaware Field House Outdoor Courts.

Delaware 87ers Honor Beau Biden Foundation

Former Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance Former vice president Joe Biden made an appearance last night at the Delaware 87ers game against the Windy City Bulls, as the team was set to honor the Beau Biden Foundation, named for Biden’s late son who passed away in May 2015. With Sixers CEO Scott O’Neil on hand for a halftime ceremony, Biden opened with a joke about his time...
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March 26, 2017

UNC-Wilmington holds off late Delaware charge, wins 91-82

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) C.J. Bryce led a balanced attack with 17 points and No. 1 seed UNC-Wilmington beat Delaware 91-82 on Saturday in the CAA tournament quarterfinals. Jordon Talley finished with 16 points, Denzel Ingram had 15, Chris Flemmings added 14, and Devontae Cacok chipped in 13 for the Seahawks (27-5). UNC-Wilmington shot 51 percent overall, and reached the free...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Daly has double-double, leads Delaware in CAA tourney opener

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Ryan Daly scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Delaware pulled away in the final minute to beat Hofstra 81-76 on Friday night in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. No. 9 seed Delaware (13-19) plays top-seeded UNC Wilmington in a quarterfinal on Saturday. No. 8 seed Hofstra (15-17), which swept the Blue Hens during...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Thompson, Elon bench power Phoenix past Delaware, 81-59

ELON, N.C. (AP) Dmitri Thompson scored 22 points and Elon's bench almost matched Delaware's total in an 81-59 Colonial Athletic Association victory in Saturday night's regular season finale. Elon got 58 of its 81 points from its bench, led by Thompson, who hit 7 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 from the line. Dainan Swoope contributed 14 points off the bench. No Elon starter scored...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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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February 23, 2017  |  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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February 18, 2017  |  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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February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Delaware tops James Madison 58-57 on Bryant's late 3

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Darian Bryant hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 5.5 seconds to play and Anthony Mosley followed with a steal and Delaware escaped with a 58-57 win over James Madison on Saturday to end a nine-game road losing streak. James Madison went ahead 57-55 when Ramone Snowden found Ivan Lukic's inside with 24 seconds to play. Ryan Daly was double-teamed at the...
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February 11, 2017  |  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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February 09, 2017  |  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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February 04, 2017  |  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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February 02, 2017  |  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...
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February 02, 2017

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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January 28, 2017  |  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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January 26, 2017  |  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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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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