Towson 25 51 76
Delaware 40 43 83
Date of game: 1/25/2014

Recap: Delaware vs. Towson

Newark, DE (SportsNetwork.com) - Devon Saddler scored 23 points off the bench to lead the Delaware Blue Hens to an 83-76 win over the Towson Tigers in a Colonial Athletic Association clash at the Bob Carpenter Center.

It marked Saddler's seventh straight game with 20 or more points, tying a school record. Jarvis Threatt tallied 20 points and three steals to help the first-place Blue Hens (14-7, 6-0 CAA) to their eighth straight victory. Davon Usher was next in line with 17 points, followed by Marvin King-Davis with 10.

Jerrelle Benimon had a game-high 29 points and 16 rebounds for the Tigers (12-8, 3-2), who were dealt their second straight loss after a five-game winning streak. Marcus Damas and Rafriel Guthrie rounded out the double-digit scorers with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Towson never led in the contest, as Delaware raced out to a 40-25 halftime lead after holding the Tigers to 6-of-25 shooting from the floor in the opening frame.

UD led by as many as 17 early in the second stanza before the Tigers rallied to trim the margin to four on a couple of occasions. However, a 3-pointer by Saddler gave the Blue Hens a 79-71 advantage with just over a minute to play, and they held on with free throws down the stretch.

With the win, Delaware is off to a 6-0 start in league play for the first time since 1991-92 and the first time ever as a member of the CAA.

Game Notes

Eastern Washington to face difficult schedule

Many people at Eastern Washington are waiting to see if star quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. will be returning for his senior season.

NASCAR News
Elliott to replace Gordon in the No. 24 car next season

Hendrick Motorsports revealed on Thursday that Chase Elliott will take over driving duties of the No. 24 Chevrolet full- time in the Sprint Cup Series, starting with the 2016 season.

Phillies sign P Billingsley

The Philadelphia Phillies signed right-handed pitcher Chad Billingsley to a one-year, $1.5 million contract on Thursday.

Durant an All-Star; Cousins, Lillard snubbed

Despite missing 25 games, reigning MVP Kevin Durant was selected to the All-Star Game Thursday as a reserve, while Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard were among the players snubbed.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.