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Delaware vs Hofstra

Delaware 57, Hofstra 56

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Devon Saddler scored 19 points as Delaware held on to beat Hofstra 57-56 Wednesday night, ensuring the Blue Hens the second seed in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

Delaware (17-13, 12-5) has won nine of 11, and each of its past six games have been decided by two or fewer points - the longest such streak in program history.

The Blue Hens have never entered the CAA tournament higher than the fifth seed.

David Imes' 3-pointer pulled Hofstra (7-23, 4-13) within 55-53 with 43 seconds left. Delaware held the ball until Saddler's missed jumper with 8 seconds remaining. The Blue Hens' Kyle Anderson grabbed the rebound and tipped it in for a 57-53 lead with 5 seconds showing, and Stevie Mejia's trey for Hofstra at 0:02 wasn't enough.

Jarvis Threatt added 12 points for Delaware and Anderson finished with 10.

Moussa Kone paced Hofstra with a career-high 18 points.

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Scoreboard
Delaware (17-13) «233457
Hofstra (7-23)282856
 
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
J. Hagins, F403-52-312028
J. Brinkley, F10-10-00010
D. Saddler, G405-157-812119
K. Anderson, G343-102-240310
J. Threatt, G314-123-633412
C. Baptiste251-22-38034
L. Savage181-42-27004
T. Rogers90-50-21220
M. King-Davis20-10-00000
Totals 17-5518-263871657
 30.9%69.2% 
Hofstra Pride
D. Imes, F214-101-171410
M. Kone, C357-134-451518
S. Mejia, G404-95-564416
T. Buie, G322-120-13025
M. Grogan, G150-40-03020
J. Allen252-41-26125
D. Brown120-20-21120
D. Payen111-10-02012
A. Savion90-00-01000
Totals 20-5511-154082256
 36.4%73.3% 
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Delaware14-225-10
Towson13-325-11
Will. & Mary10-620-12
Drexel8-816-14
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Charleston6-1014-18
J. Madison6-1011-20
Hofstra5-1110-23
UNC-Wilm.3-139-23
 
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