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Delaware opens season with big win for program over Richmond

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Delaware opens season with big win for program over Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Ryan Daly scored 22 points, Eric Carter had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Delaware beat Richmond 76-63 on Friday night in a season opener.

Delaware jumped out to a 33-point lead and led 49-20 at halftime, but Richmond made seven straight shots to cut its deficit to 55-40 with 12:06 remaining.

Daly buried a contested 3-pointer and Anthony Mosley added two free throws to push the margin back to 17.

"This is a really big win for our program. Our team brought a competitive mindset into the game, and was ready to play from the tip," Delaware coach Martin Ingelsby said. "In the first half we executed our game plan, had a great rhythm offensively, and were good defensively."

Freshman Kevin Anderson added 11 points and Mosley 10 for the Blue Hens, who never trailed.

De'Monte Buckingham scored 18 points and Jacob Gilyard had 17 for Richmond -- 15 in the second half.

The Spiders are 10-2 in season openers under Chris Mooney. The game was sold out.

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.

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.