BOSTON — Donnell Gresham Jr. scored all of his 17 points in the second half, Vasa Pusica added 16, and Northeastern scored 48 second-half points to beat Delaware 79-61 on Saturday to win its third straight.
The Huskies (13-7, 6-2 Colonial Athletic Association) at one point were shooting nearly 64 percent from the floor in the second half and finished 25 of 53 (47 percent), making 9 of 20 from 3.
Anthony Green scored six points in an 11-2 run and the Huskies led 39-33, but Ryan Daly's 3 capped a 9-2 run and Delaware retook the lead 42-41. Bolden Brace's dunk ended a 12-2 Northeastern run for a 53-44 lead. Gresham scored seven straight to put Northeastern up 60-49 with 6 1/2 minutes left. Delaware closed to 60-55 on Anthony Mosley's layup with 4:12 left, but was outscored 19-9 from there.
Delaware led 31-28 at halftime after holding the Huskies to 35.5 percent shooting from the floor and outscoring them 18-10 in the paint.
Daly and Ryan Allen scored 16 points apiece and Mosley had 13 for Delaware (11-10, 4-4).
NEWARK, Del. — 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.
Daly, in his second game back after missing five games with a sprained ankle, hit 8 of 13 from the field, including four 3-pointers, in picking up his first double-double of the season. Ryan Allen had 17 points, Anthony Mosley scored 13 and Eric Carter notched his ninth double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Hens (12-17, 5-11 Colonial Athletic Association).
Delaware led 32-23 at halftime thanks to 50 percent shooting from the field (13 of 26). The Blue Hens pushed their lead to 20 on two free throws by Carter with 4:35 to play.
Tyler Seibring paced the Phoenix (14-14, 6-9) with 22 points and nine rebounds. Elon has dropped three straight.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Justin Pierce scored a career-high 33 points on 10-of-15 shooting and William & Mary broke away from Delaware in the second half for an 83-66 victory on Saturday.
Pierce's previous career high was 30 set against Elon on Feb. 1. Against the Blue Hens, he was 3 of 5 from beyond the 3-point arc and missed just 1 of 11 free throws. Nathan Knight added a double-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots and Matt Milon scored 13.
The Tribe (16-9, 9-5 Colonial Athletic Association) were strong on both ends shooting 28 of 56 from the field, distributing 20 assists, collecting 10 steals and blocking nine shots.
William & Mary led 47-39 at halftime and broke it open in the second half with an 11-2 run and led by double figures for the remainder.
Ryan Allen led Delaware (11-16, 4-10) with 25 points, Skye Johnson added 17 points and 10 rebounds and Eric Carter scored 12.