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Despite tense times, Delaware’s Monté Ross a class act

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — Following Delaware’s loss to Elon on Saturday, the final home game of the Blue Hens’ 2014-15 season, Blue Hens coach Monté Ross decided to address the crowd. “I love you all dearly,” Ross said over the PA … Continue reading

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Delaware falls to James Madison in letdown game, 67-54

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — With the CAA standings in absolute disarray, the stage was set for a prime showdown between two teams that are searching for a way to avoid the first day of the CAA tournament. Delaware’s student section … Continue reading

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Delaware fights uphill yet again, falls to Hofstra 79-69

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — Following a two-game skid at James Madison and Elon in late January, the Delaware Blue Hens returned home to the friendly confines of the Bob Carpenter Center on Saturday against the College of Charleston. The Hens … Continue reading

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Drexel survives rival Delaware 66-62

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — When Austin Williams fouled out with 12:17 to play in the second half, things weren’t looking so great for the Drexel Dragons. With Bruiser Flint’s bunch entering Saturday’s CAA rivalry game against Delaware with just eight … Continue reading

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Holden, Delaware survive Towson in overtime, 67-64

Mitchell Northam (@primetimeMitch) – NEWARK, DEL – It was a sight seen often on Wednesday night at the Bob Carpenter center. A Delaware player was headed to the foul line, and with about 20 seconds remaining in overtime, it was … Continue reading

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Shooting woes spell doom for Delaware in CAA opener

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — NEWARK, Del.–For the first time all season, the Delaware Blue Hens were entering a game with a substantial amount of momentum. Coming off an impressive 82-77 victory over St. Bonaventure on Tuesday night, Saturday’s CAA opener … Continue reading

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Holden’s career night lifts Delaware to first win

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — NEWARK, Del.–The streak is over. The fifth-longest losing streak in University of Delaware school history is over, and the Blue Hens have their freshman guards to thank. It had been a long, long 249 days since Delaware’s last … Continue reading

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Newcomers lead hot-shooting Temple to 82-62 win over Delaware

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple head coach Fran Dunphy has referred to his two mid-season additions as “shot-makers.” If the way the Owls shot the ball against Delaware in Jesse Morgan and Devin Coleman‘s debut is any indication, what they have … Continue reading

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Delaware unable to secure first win in home opener vs. Army

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — Everything was set up for a long-awaited home opener for the Delaware Blue Hens. The student section was relatively filled, the pep band was back in business and the Hens’ white uniforms could finally be worn. … Continue reading

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Eric Carter learning as he goes for Delaware

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Followers of Delaware basketball knew that changes would be made to the starting lineup between the end of last season and the start of the 2014-15 campaign. With three starters graduating, and one more being dismissed … Continue reading

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Hayes’ career night not enough for Delaware

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — Sophomore guard Cazmon Hayes had broken his career-high of ten points in Tuesday’s loss to Liberty, scoring a team-high 17 points. On Friday night, he broke it again. Both times, however, it just wasn’t enough. Despite a game-high 22 … Continue reading

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Lancaster native Pinkard ready to step up for Blue Hens

Patrick Paul (@p_paul20) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) With freshman year under his belt, … Continue reading

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Harris’ energy a key for Delaware

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) It was arguably the most impressive comeback … Continue reading

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Kyle Anderson set for new role as a senior

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Get ready for a whole new … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Delaware Blue Hens

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Delaware Season Primer Coach: Monté Ross, … Continue reading

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St. Benedict’s Eli Cain commits to Delaware

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After cutting his list down to four schools, St. Benedict’s (N.J.) guard Eli Cain announced his ultimate decision on Friday night, taking to Twitter to let everybody know he’d be a Blue Hen. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound … Continue reading

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CAA releases complete 2014-15 conference schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball schedule is out, with CoBL-area squads Drexel and Delaware finding out what their roads will look like if they want to earn the conference’s auto-bid to the NCAA Tournament … Continue reading

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West coast trip highlights Delaware’s non-conference schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Delaware spent most of last November and December playing everywhere, it seemed, except for the friendly confines of the Bob Carpenter Center. This year’s Blue Hens will also travel plenty before the Colonial Athletic Association play … Continue reading

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Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 1

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 19. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the vast majority of recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division … Continue reading

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Delaware announces dismissal of Jarvis Threatt

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – The University of Delaware announced on Tuesday afternoon that starting point guard Jarvis Threatt has been dismissed from the basketball program due to “violations of team rules.” Threatt, a junior, had one year of eligibility remaining and … Continue reading

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Payne, Michigan State too much for Delaware

Kenny Ocker (@KennyOcker) – SPOKANE, Wash.–Michigan State forward Adreian Payne hit one three-point shot, then another, then went into the post for a three-point play, then hit another three-pointer with a hand in his face. What was a manageable 24-18 … Continue reading

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Monté Ross, Delaware ready for “inexperienced” MSU

Kenny Ocker (@KennyOcker) – SPOKANE, Wash.–Delaware coach Monté Ross stole the show Wednesday, cracking jokes and keeping a calm demeanor ahead of an NCAA Tournament game Thursday against No. 4 Michigan State. With a matchup against one of the trendiest … Continue reading

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Tough draw for Delaware in Big Ten champs MSU

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – As the champions of a one-bid conference without a stellar resumé, Monte Ross and the Delaware Blue Hens knew they’d likely draw a lower seed in the NCAA Tournament and have to face a top-25 team … Continue reading

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Delaware’s win reverses long CAA title trend

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Take a look at the complete list of Colonial Athletic Association tournament winners, and a theme emerges. Old Dominion leads all programs with six CAA championships. Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth have five apiece, George Mason and … Continue reading

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Baptiste powers Delaware into NCAA tourney

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – BALTIMORE— You’ve heard all the names before. Devon Saddler, Davon Usher and Jarvis Threatt. Delaware is a team that wins because of its scoring guards. But senior forward Carl Baptiste let everyone know that it isn’t … Continue reading

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