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Backcourt leads Delaware to 69-54 win over Hofstra
DELAWARE 69, HOFSTRA 54
NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- Delaware guards Devon Saddler and Jarvis
Threatt combined for 42 points to lead the Blue Hens to a 69-54
victory over Hofstra in a Colonial Athletic Association game
Saddler, the league's leading scorer at 19.8 points per game,
scored 23 on 9-of-14 shooting, while Threatt had 19 points, made
7 of 13 shots and came up with six steals. Kyle Anderson added
The Blue Hens (7-8, 2-0) pulled away with a 16-3 run early in
the second half that gave them a 47-33 lead with 13:25
remaining, and they never led by fewer than 11 points the rest
of the way.
Daquan Brown came off the bench to score 13 points for the Pride
(4-11, 1-1), the only Hofstra player to score in double figures.
Stephen Nwaukoni had 11 rebounds for Hofstra, which beat Georgia
State 52-50 Monday night to end an eight-game losing streak.
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