CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Joe Chealey and Jarrell Brantley combined for 55 points as Charleston dominated Delaware 93-78 in Colonial Athletic Association play on Tuesday night.
Chealey was 8 of 12 from the floor and made all nine free-throw attempts for 29 points. Brantley hit 8 of 10 field goals and made all eight free throws for 26 points.
It was the second-straight game for Chealey and Brantley to score 20 or more points as Brantley had 24 and Chealey added 21 in the victory over Towson on Saturday.
Charleston shot 67 percent (32 of 48) from the floor and made 20 of 23 free throws.
The teams swapped the lead in the second half until Chealey had a layup and Grant Riller drilled a trey followed by a layup to start Charleston on a 24-10 run for a 77-64 lead at the 8:26 mark.
Eric Carter led Delaware (8-7, 1-1) with 23 points and Ryan Daly scored 18.
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).
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Eli Pemberton scored 21 points, Desure Buie added 20 and Hofstra pulled away late in the first half and cruised to a 90-63 victory over Delaware on Thursday night.
Pemberton was 7 of 12 from the floor and Buie made four 3-pointers and was 8-of-17 shooting from the field. Justin Wright-Foreman had 15 points and Jalen Ray chipped in 10 for Hofstra (12-7, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association), which has won five of its last six games.
Ryan Allen scored 16 points, Anthony Mosley added 15 and Ryan Daly 13 for Delaware (11-9, 4-3).
The Pride used a 25-11 run that spanned the halves for a 55-39 lead with 14:42 to play and cruised from there. Rokas Gustys scored six of his eight points, Pemberton added another six points and Wright-Foreman had five during the stretch.