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NCAA Game Summary - Delaware at Hofstra



(Wednesday, February 19th)

Final Score: Delaware 81, Hofstra 77

Hempstead, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Davon Usher scored 27 points and Devon Saddler followed closely behind with 24, as the Delaware Blue Hens came from behind to defeat the Hofstra Pride, 81-77, in Colonial Athletic Association action at the Mack Sports Complex.

Usher hauled in eight rebounds and Saddler dished out seven assists for Delaware (20-8, 12-1 CAA), which bounced back from its first CAA loss of the season at Towson on Monday night. Kyle Anderson poured in 18 points for the hosts, while Carl Baptiste tallied 10 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks.

For Hofstra (8-20, 4-9), losers of three straight and eight of nine, Zeke Upshaw netted 26 points, Dion Nesmith logged 22 points and five assists and Moussa Kane corralled 10 boards.

Hofstra had control of the contest early, running out to a lead at big as 16 points in the first half before going into halftime with a comfortable 41-32 advantage. The Pride shot just 40.6 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes, but the Blue Hens were even worse (.306).

While Hofstra continued its modest shooting effort in the second half (.412), Delaware improved to a lofty 55.2 percent from the field. With the game tied at 75 in the final minute, Saddler delivered the game-winning bucket with 47 seconds to play, and the Blue Hens put the game out of reach by shooting 4- of-6 at the free-throw line in the final 12 seconds.

Delaware knocked down 22-of-35 from the foul line on the night, while Hofstra was only 11-of-16 at the stripe.

02/19 22:04:50 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1
 
Final
TAM 4
BOS 3
Final
MIA 9
NYM 6
Final
ATL 0
PHI 7
Final
BAL 4
MIN 6
Final
STL 5
PIT 4
Final
CHC 4
MIL 2
Final
CLE 1
DET 12
Final
OAK 6
SEA 1
Final
SDP 3
ARI 1
Final
COL 10
SFG 9
Final
KAN 4
TEX 3
Final
LOS 4
WAS 6
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
DET
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
NYM
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
TOR
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
MIL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
ANA
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
TEX
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
PIT
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
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OAK
SEA
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
ARI
 
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LOS
WAS
 
Final
LOU 31
MIAMI 13
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1