Delaware Blue Hens

Delaware never stood a chance with frigid shooting

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Delaware never stood a chance with frigid shooting

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NEWARK, Del. -- Joe Chealey scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, and College of Charleston pulled away late to beat Delaware 62-54 on Thursday night.

Grant Riller had 11 points and Marquise Pointer scored 10 for Charleston (15-6, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Jarrell Brantley added nine points and a season-high 12 rebounds.

Delaware's Eric Carter made two free throws to make it 49-all with 3 minutes left, but Brantley made two layups to give the Cougars a four-point lead. Ryan Daly's layup with 2:03 to play pulled the Blue Hens within 53-51, but Chealey and Cameron Johnson each hit a 3-pointer, and Delaware went 0 for 3 from the field, as Charleston scored nine of the last 12 points.

Ryan Allen had 19 points and Daly scored 12 for Delaware (11-11, 4-5). The Blue Hens made just 16 field goals and shot 29.6 percent -- both season lows.

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.