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Mikesell leads No. 8 Maryland to 99-55 rout of Delaware

Nov. 17, 2019 4:02 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — No. 8 Maryland needed to erase a 19-point deficit in the fourth quarter to escape Wednesday’s game at James Madison with a victory. Taylor Mikesell and the Terrapins made sure Sunday’s matchup with Delaware wasn’t nearly so stressful. Mikesell matched her...

Darling lifts undefeated, 5-0 Delaware over Lafayette 81-73

Nov. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Nate Darling scored 27 points and Delaware connected on its first nine shots of the second half to beat Lafayette 81-73 on Saturday to remain unbeaten at 5-0. Delaware is off to its best start since the 1998-99 squad opened the season with eight consecutive wins. The Blue Hens were 17 of...

Carter, Price lift Norfolk St past Delaware St 33-17

Nov. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Juwan Carter threw for two touchdowns, Bobby Price returned an interception 84 yards for a score and Norfolk State overcame a slow start to defeat Delaware State 33-17 on Saturday. After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter, Carter threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Da’Kendall...

Knight, Buchanan TDs lift Delaware over Stony Brook 17-10

Nov. 16, 2019 4:07 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Will Knight rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown, Johnny Buchanan returned an interception for a touchdown and Delaware defeated Stony Brook 17-10 on Saturday. Delaware (5-6, 3-4 Colonial) won despite gaining only 250 yards on offense. Knight’s 21-yard touchdown run broke a...

Hammonds dominates, Georgia’s breezes past Delaware State

Nov. 15, 2019 11:26 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Rayshaun Hammonds keeps hearing coach Tom Crean harp on Georgia’s need to play with more urgency. Hammonds took the words to heart and upped his game. “Even when he gets on me, I like it because it pushes me,” Hammonds said. “My teammates started getting on me...

Family resolves claims in suit over fatal school fight

Nov. 13, 2019 4:24 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Relatives of a 16-year-old Delaware girl who died after being attacked in a school bathroom in 2016 have resolved a lawsuit against the school district. An attorney for the mother of Amy Joyner-Francis informed a federal judge Wednesday that all claims against the New Castle County...

Darling carries Delaware past UTSA 91-79

Nov. 10, 2019 5:48 PM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Nate Darling scored a career-high 38 points with seven 3-pointers and Kevin Anderson added 31 points as Delaware topped UTSA 91-79 in the Sunshine Slam on Sunday. Jhivvan Jackson scored 31 points for the Roadrunners (0-4). Keaton Wallace added 19 points and Knox Hellums had 10...

Delaware State upsets Bethune-Cookman 16-13

Nov. 9, 2019 6:09 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Thomas Bertrand-Hudon rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown on 36 carries and Delaware State stunned Bethune-Cookman 16-13 on Saturday. Delaware State (2-8, 1-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) used Tylik Bethea's 22-yard scoring strike to Bizzet Woodley and a safety to lead 9-0 after one...

Anderson's late buckets give Delaware win over S. Illinois

Nov. 9, 2019 5:55 PM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Anderson scored his only points of the game in the final seconds and Ryan Allen dropped in two free throws to seal Delaware's 56-54 victory over Southern Illinois in the Sunshine Slam on Saturday. Anderson missed his first seven shots before driving for two straight layups to...

Undercuffler, Green lead Albany past Delaware 21-17

Nov. 9, 2019 4:19 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Jeff Undercuffler threw three touchdown passes — two of them to Juwan Green — and Albany held off Delaware 21-17 on Saturday. Undercuffler connected with Green for a 15-yard score and a 7-0 lead for the Great Danes (6-4, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) after one...