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Delaware does balancing act to hold off Drexel

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Delaware does balancing act to hold off Drexel

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NEWARK, Del. -- 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 have tied it for the Dragons with 39 seconds left before Delaware made 3 of 4 free throws.

Carter scored 11 points in the second half, and has reached double-figure scoring in six of his last eight games. Ryan Allen added 15 points, and Ryan Daly, who had a season-high 27 points in Delaware's 20-point win against UNC Wilmington on Sunday, chipped in 13 points.

Isabell scored 14 points and had 15 rebounds to lead the Dragons.

Delaware puts an emphatic end to 9-game losing streak

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Delaware puts an emphatic end to 9-game losing streak

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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.

Delaware's long losing streak continues

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Delaware's long losing streak continues

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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.