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Balanced Blue Hens cruise past Cal State Bakersfield

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Balanced Blue Hens cruise past Cal State Bakersfield

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NEWARK, Del. -- Kevin Anderson scored 22 points, Ryan Daly added 20 and Delaware defeated Cal State Bakersfield 76-62 on Wednesday night.

Eric Carter added 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds -- his first career double-double -- for the Blue Hens (6-6), who ended a three-game losing streak at home.

Delaware used a 7-0 run late in the first half, started by a Daly 3-pointer, to push the lead to 10. It was 38-27 at the half. After the Roadrunners scored to open the second half, Anderson hit back-to-back 3s and the lead was in double figures the rest of the way.

Although the Blue Hens only shot 44 percent (22 of 50), Anderson was 7-of-11 and Daly was 6-of-10 shooting, combining to go 7 of 12 from 3-point range. Daly also had nine rebounds, helping Delaware to a 39-24 rebounding advantage, and five assists.

Jarkel Joiner had five 3s and 23 points for the Roadrunners (7-7), who had a seven-game winning streak snapped.

Delaware dismissed Derrick Woods from the team for a violation of team rules. The transfer from St. Bonaventure who sat out last year appeared in nine games with three starts this season, averaging 5.8 points and 5.0 rebounds. Woods had been suspended indefinitely prior to the last game but it became permanent on this week.

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.