NEWARK, Del. — Justin Wright-Foreman hit 6 of 8 from 3-point range and finished with 32 points, including 12 in the final eight-plus minutes, to help Hofstra beat Delaware 64-59 on Saturday night.
Ryan Allen converted a 3-point play to give Delaware (11-12, 4-6 Colonial Athletic Association) a seven-point lead with 8 1/2 minutes left. Wright-Foreman answered with a 3 and then made back-to-back layups to spark a 12-2 run that made it 58-55 with three minutes to go. The Blue Hens trimmed their deficit to 60-58 on a layup by Skye Johnson with 39 seconds remaining, but Wright-Foreman made a contested 3 late in the shot clock with 12 seconds left.
Eric Carter led Delaware with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Eli Pemberton added 12 points for Hofstra (13-9, 6-4). The Pride committed just four turnovers and scored 15 points off 11 Blue Hens miscues.
Delaware used a 14-0 run to take a 24-13 lead midway through the first half and didn't trail again until Pemberton's free throw with 5:15 to play gave Hofstra a 54-53 lead.
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.