NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- Omar Cuff scored three of Delaware's six first-half touchdowns, and the Blue Hens cruised past winless Monmouth, N.J., 42-7 on Saturday night.
Cuff's second score of the night, a 1-yard run in the first quarter, was his school-record 51st career touchdown. He added his 52nd in the second quarter, when he caught a 7-yard pass from Joe Flacco.
Cuff, who sat out the second half, finished with 16 carries for 73 yards. He has 18 touchdowns this season.
It was the sixth time in school history that the Blue Hens (5-0) have scored 42 points or more in a half. Delaware won its fifth straight to open the season for the 14th time overall and the first time since 2003, when it went on to win the I-AA (now the Championship Subdivision) national title.
Delaware built a 21-7 lead by the end of the first quarter and scored touchdowns on its first five possessions. The Blue Hens capped off their scoring when Fred Andrew returned an interception 78 yards with 25 seconds remaining in the half.
Flacco completed 15 of 19 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns before leaving the game with 9:25 left in the third quarter. It was his 10th straight 200-yard passing game.
David Sinisi scored the lone touchdown for the Hawks (0-4) on an 8-yard run in the first quarter. Sinisi has at least one TD in all 16 games of his collegiate career.
Sinisi had 69 yards on 21 carries, while Brett Burke completed 18 of 25 passes for 132 yards with two interceptions.
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