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Delaware lets double-digit lead get away in loss to UNC Greensboro

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Delaware lets double-digit lead get away in loss to UNC Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Francis Alonso had a career-high 32 points as UNC Greensboro stormed back to beat Delaware to a 79-66 on Monday night.

UNC Greensboro (3-1) trailed most of the first period and was down 44-33 with 16:33 remaining in the game. Demetrius Troy and Alonso hit consecutive treys to start a 16-4 run. Malik Massey followed with a 3-point play, Marvin Smith drilled a 3-point jumper and James Dickey made two free throws to give UNC Greensboro its first lead in the second half, 49-48 with 12:20 left. The Spartans pushed their advantage to 74-59 and coasted home.

Alonso knocked down 8 of 10 from beyond the arc, hitting 10 of 14 field goals. Smith added 13 points while grabbing seven rebounds and Dickey finished with 12 points, eight boards, three steals and four blocked shots.

Kevin Anderson had 17 points and Ryan Daly added 15 for Delaware (2-2).

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.