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Delaware holds on to beat UNC Wilmington

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Delaware holds on to beat UNC Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Ryan Allen sank four 3-pointers in the second half and a late free throw by Ryan Daly made the difference as Delaware edged UNC Wilmington 58-56 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night.

Delaware (8-6) led 31-26 at intermission but the Seahawks (3-10) rallied in the second half to go ahead 43-36 with 10:42 to play. The Blue Hens struggled to regain the lead with the help Allen's four 3-pointers and did so for good on Daly's 3-point play which gave Delaware a 57-56 edge with 50 seconds remaining. The Seahawks' Jaylen Fornes missed a 3-point attempt with two seconds left.

Delaware made just nine field goals in the second half, five of them from distance.

Allen finished with 14 points, Daly had 13 and Eric Carter had eight points and 10 rebounds.

Jordan Talley led the Seahawks with 15 points. Devontae Cacok added seven points and 19 rebounds.

Delaware advances to CAA quarterfinals with win over Elon

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Delaware advances to CAA quarterfinals with win over Elon

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Ryan Daly scored 23 points, Eric Carter added 20 and 11 rebounds and No. 7 seed Delaware held off 10th-seeded Elon 86-79 Saturday night in the opening round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.

Delaware (14-18) will play No. 2 seed Northeastern (21-9) in a Sunday quarterfinal.

Dmitri Thompson scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half and pulled Elon to within 82-77 with his fourth 3-pointer with 37 seconds left. Thompson missed another trey eight seconds later and Delaware made 4 of 6 free throws to hold on.

The Blue Hens shot 57 percent for the game (59 in the second half) and outscored Elon 44-32 in the paint. Ryan Allen added 14 points and Anthony Mosely 13.

Tyler Seibring and Steven Santa Ana each scored 15 for Elon (14-18).

Delaware set for rematch with Drexel after win in regular-season finale

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Delaware set for rematch with Drexel after win in regular-season finale

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NEWARK, Del. — Darian Bryant hit a layup and knocked down a 3 in the final minutes and Delaware closed on a 9-1 run to earn a 68-66 win over James Madison Saturday afternoon.

All 10 teams in the Colonial Athletic Association advance to the conference tournament beginning Saturday in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The Blue Hens bounced back after having a 34-point lead evaporate in an 85-84 loss to Drexel Thursday in an NCAA record comeback. Delaware will face the Dragons in a first-round tournament game Saturday.

Ryan Daly led five players into double-figure scoring for Delaware (13-18, 6-12) with 14 points. Bryant added 13 and Eric Carter, Anthony Mosley and Ryan Allen each added 11.

Matt Lewis scored 23 points to lead James Madison (9-21, 5-12). Darius Banks added 20 points. The Dukes, the No. 10 seed, face Elon in a first-round tournament game Saturday.

 Darian Bryant hit a layup and knocked down a 3 in the final minutes and Delaware closed on a 9-1 run to earn a 68-66 win over James Madison Saturday afternoon.

All 10 teams in the Colonial Athletic Association advance to the conference tournament beginning Saturday in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The Blue Hens bounced back after having a 34-point lead evaporate in an 85-84 loss to Drexel Thursday in an NCAA record comeback. Delaware will face the Dragons in a first-round tournament game Saturday.

Ryan Daly led five players into double-figure scoring for Delaware (13-18, 6-12) with 14 points. Bryant added 13 and Eric Carter, Anthony Mosley and Ryan Allen each added 11.

Matt Lewis scored 23 points to lead James Madison (9-21, 5-12). Darius Banks added 20 points. The Dukes, the No. 10 seed, face Elon in a first-round tournament game Saturday.