Nwilmingtn 24 32 56
Delaware 33 38 71
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: Delaware vs. UNC-Wilmington

Newark, DE (Sports Network) - Devon Saddler had a game-high 21 points to go along with seven rebounds, as the Delaware Blue Hens claimed a 71-56 win over the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks in Colonial Athletic Association play at the Carpenter Center.

Jamelle Hagins notched his 12th double-double of the season with 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Hens (11-11, 6-3 CAA), winners of three straight. Jarvis Threatt added 15 points and four steals in the victory.

Craig Ponder had 14 points and Keith Rendleman scored 11 for the Seahawks (8-13, 3-6), who fell to 1-11 on the road this season.

The Blue Hens were sharp defensively from the start, as they held UNCW to 9- of-29 shooting from the floor (.310) in the first half to claim a 33-24 halftime lead.

Delaware led by as many as 15 midway through the second half, and the Blue Hens kept the Seahawks at bay with a 16-of-20 effort at the foul line over the final 20 minutes.

Sadder scored in double figures for a CAA-best 28th straight game to help the Blue Hens upend UNCW at home for the fifth straight time.

Game Notes

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Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

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Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

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