Towson vs Delaware

Delaware 72, Towson 65

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Devon Saddler scored 28 points, 18 in the second half, as Delaware overcame Towson 72-65 Friday in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

Saddler hit consecutive 3-pointers to give the fifth-seeded Blue Hens (18-12) a 59-55 lead with 6:06 remaining. The 12th-seeded Tigers (1-31) had tied it after trailing by as many as 18 points in the first half and 36-25 at halftime.

Robert Nwankwo led Towson with 27 points and 20 rebounds, both career highs for the senior forward. His 19 points and 12 rebounds in the second half led the Tigers' rally.

The victory was Delaware's ninth in a row, its most since it won 13 straight in the 1998-99 season. Jarvis Threatt added 15 points and Josh Brinkley 14 for the Blue Hens, who will play No. 4 seed Old Dominion on Saturday in the quarterfinals.

Towson lost its ninth straight.

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Towson Tigers
J. Brinkley, F374-64-470212
J. Hagins, F273-63-711139
D. Saddler, G355-157-730317
K. Anderson, G293-60-02027
K. Lewis, G251-40-01022
J. Threatt316-1116-1952029
K. McNeil110-00-02030
H. McCullar50-10-00010
Totals 22-4930-373331676
 44.9%81.1% 
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
R. Nwankwo, F344-164-6142512
D. Jones, F333-50-04126
J. Pressley, F242-72-47046
K. Walden, G336-133-501318
D. Cook, G30-00-00000
M. Damas347-153-352421
E. Gumbs173-50-04136
W. Adams160-10-01050
J. Flash30-10-01010
A. Giergen30-00-00010
Totals 25-6312-183972869
 39.7%66.7% 
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Drexel9-911-19244
Delaware9-910-20253
Elon6-1215-18258
Towson5-1312-20281
Charleston3-159-24298
 
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