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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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Blue Hens, built on ‘trust’, one game from NCAAs

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Early in the second half of Delaware’s Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal game with Hofstra on Saturday, the Blue Hens were at the free throw line. After a tight first half that saw the ‘Hens trailing at … Continue reading

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Baptiste’s blocks set the tone in Delaware’s win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Carl Baptiste set the tone early. On the first Northeastern possession in a CAA Tournament semifinal on Sunday afternoon, the Delaware starting big man found himself posted up by the Huskies’ star, Scott Eatherton. Baptiste didn’t … Continue reading

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Delaware advances to CAA final with 87-74 win over Northeastern

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – BALTIMORE–For most of the first half of a Colonial Athletic Association tournament semifinal, Northeastern showed Delaware that it could play with the top team in the CAA. After halftime, Delaware reminded the rest of the league … Continue reading

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Delaware squeaks by Hofstra in CAA quarterfinal

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – BALTIMORE– Though the location was new, and the stakes much higher, the result played out just like the previous two regular season match-ups. For the third consecutive game, Delaware trailed Hofstra at halftime. And for the … Continue reading

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Drexel, Delaware players honored at CAA awards banquet

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The arrival of the college basketball postseason means it’s also the time for conference awards. Both Drexel and Delaware did well at the Colonial Athletic Association banquet on Thursday night, with each team having a trio … Continue reading

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Blue Hens have built ‘love affair’ with community

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Just a few short months ago the student section at the Bob Carpenter Center contained only a handful of students. They sat, congregated amongst each other and barely made their presence felt. On Sunday they stood. … Continue reading

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CAA setting up for wide-open tournament

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With two weeks to go in the 2013-14 college basketball regular season, there might not be a harder conference tournament to predict than that of the Colonial Athletic Association. Each of the nine teams in the … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: Drexel/Delaware

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Drexel marched into Newark, Del. in search of a road victory over the Colonial Athletic Association’s No. 1 team. Behind Tavon Allen‘s career-high 25 points, they did exactly that – spoiling Delaware’s senior day in doing so. … Continue reading

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Allen, Drexel ruin Delaware’s senior day, 69-65

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It was supposed to be Delaware’s special day. A sold-out crowd at the Bob Carpenter Center came to celebrate a special Blue Hens senior class, led by arguably the best player in school history. They were … Continue reading

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With a heavy heart, Usher plays hero

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – When the final buzzer sounded as Delaware had capped off a resilient comeback victory against the College of Charleston, Davon Usher was in tears. Blue Hens coach Monté Ross had no idea why. The reason was … Continue reading

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