Scores

Final

Hampton 64

(9-17, 5-7 MEAC)

Delaware 68

(15-12, 10-6 CAA)

    2:00 PM ET, February 18, 2012

    Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena, Newark, Delaware

    1 2 T
    HAMP 27 3764
    DEL 38 3068

    Top Performers

    Hampton: D. Bruce 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Delaware: D. Saddler 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Delaware 68, Hampton 64

    Associated Press

    NEWARK, Del. -- Devon Saddler scored 26 points and scored six of Delaware's final eight points as the Blue Hens held off Hampton 68-64 on Saturday to win their sixth straight game.

    Jamelle Hagins just missed a double-double with nine points and 15 rebounds for Delaware (15-12) in the Bracket Busters game.

    After Christopher Tolson's 3-pointer trimmed the Blue Hens' lead to 60-59, Saddler hit two free throws with 2:35 remaining. The Pirates' David Bruce made one of his two foul shots, then Saddler's jumper pushed the lead back to four.

    Bruce's three-point play got Hampton (9-17) back within a point, but the Pirates made only one free throw in the final 1:03 while Delaware's Jarvis Threatt, who finished with 14 points, and Saddler hit two foul shots apiece.

    Darrion Pellum scored 18 points on 6-of-20 shooting and Tolson had 15 to lead Hampton, which has lost three of its last four.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HAMP
    DEL
    Points 64 68
    FG Made-Attempted 23-63 (.365) 22-53 (.415)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 18-21 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 13

    2011-12 Season

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