Delaware State vs Howard

Delaware St. 56, Howard 53

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Albert Thomas scored 14 points to lead Delaware State to a 56-53 victory over Howard University to sweep the season series in the regular-season finale for both Saturday.

Tahj Tate added 13 points for the Hornets (13-15, 8-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who snapped a two-game skid. Delaware State defeated Howard 63-46 on Jan. 23.

Mike Phillips scored 16 points, Calvin Thompson 12 and Prince Okoroh 11 for the Bison (7-23, 4-12), who beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 49-45 on Monday to snap a four-game losing streak.

The Hornets won the game at the foul line, hitting 24 of 30 while Howard made 11 of 20.

Howard led 21-9 on Calvin Johnson's free throw with 8:02 left in the first half, but Delaware State closed to 27-22 at halftime.

Howard led 46-45 at 2:46, but Delaware State pulled ahead 47-46 on Tate's two free throws with 2:23 left and held on to win.

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Delaware State Hornets
M. Oliver, F251-35-65057
K. Gray, C274-40-07138
T. Tate, G382-108-833213
C. Walker, G302-84-41009
B. Oliver, G51-10-01002
A. Thomas354-76-850214
J. Lawson140-00-06020
M. Bowman, Jr.91-20-21022
A. May90-10-00000
C. Thomas40-01-20011
N. Doyle30-00-01000
J. Joyner10-10-01000
Totals 15-3724-303741756
 40.5%80% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F406-164-562216
A. Leary, F110-00-22050
T. Lee, G301-50-01113
C. Thompson, G273-105-944412
A. Dickerson, G242-120-02016
P. Okoroh265-61-230411
S. Frazier212-61-21255
T. Boyomo120-00-04020
B. Ford70-10-00020
E. Okoro20-00-00000
Totals 19-5611-203092653
 33.9%55% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Howard6-1012-20328
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
 
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