Delaware State vs Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb 57, Delaware St. 56

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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) - Tashan Newsome scored 13 points and Donta Haper made a team-high five free throws in Gardner-Webb's 57-56 win over Delaware State on Saturday night.

Stefon Johnson had 12 and Mike Byron added 10 and 12 rebounds for the Bulldogs (12-17) who shot 42.9 percent (21 of 49) in the Bracket Busters matchup.

Delaware State led 56-49 with just 2:50 left to play after Marques Oliver converted a layup. But Gardner-Webb scored six unanswered to cut the deficit to 56-55.

Harper knocked down two free throws with 10 seconds showing to seal the win.

Delaware State (12-12) was held scoreless over the final 3 minutes.

Gardner-Webb dominated the battle of the boards 39-21 and held the Hornets to just 1 of 12 beyond the arc.

Oliver paced Delaware State with 18 but the Hornets only made six free throws, compared to 14 for the Bulldogs.

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Scoreboard
Delaware State (12-12)243256
Gardner-Webb (12-17) «312657

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Delaware State Hornets
C. Walker, F404-90-000312
M. Oliver, F376-86-870418
J. Marcellus, C162-40-02034
T. Tate, G373-110-01326
J. Threatt, G372-60-11715
T. Bell224-80-042111
A. May50-20-02010
J. Lawson30-00-01000
B. Oliver30-10-01000
Totals 21-496-921121556
 42.9%66.7% 
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
S. Johnson, F315-72-460012
M. Byron, C223-64-5120110
T. Newsome, G335-93-472413
T. Strange, G250-20-00230
M. Landis, G242-60-01215
L. Buggs223-80-02336
D. Harper203-55-640111
K. Hartley110-20-01100
D. Brown90-40-02000
S. Butler30-00-00010
Totals 21-4914-1939101457
 42.9%73.7% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-06-5137
Beth.-Cook.0-05-7337
Morgan St.0-04-6169
N.C. Central0-05-8307
Hampton0-04-8293
S.C. State0-04-9314
Md.-E. Shore0-03-9214
Savannah St.0-03-10209
Delaware St.0-02-10347
Howard0-02-10329
Norfolk St.0-01-10318
Florida A&M0-01-13299
Coppin St.0-00-11303

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Lipscomb0-08-434
FGCU0-07-5179
Stetson0-07-6289
N.J. Tech0-06-6218
No. Florida0-05-8176
Jacksonville0-04-8334
S.C. Upstate0-03-10325
Kennesaw St.0-02-8261
 
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