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  • Goldey-Beacom Takes CACC Women’s Basketball Contest from Wilmington, 76-54

    Posted 2018-12-10 15:30:18 by: Nicholas Halliday

                                                                                                                               Macy Robinson                                        (St.Elizabeth)   NEWARK, Del. - - Nothing was falling for the Wilmington University women's basketball team as it dropped a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference contest to Goldey-Beacom, 76-54, on Saturday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex. The Wildcats (0-8, 0-2 CACC) shot 32.3 percent from the floor for the game, including a 3-for-13 mark from beyond the three-point arc. They also had trouble from the foul line, shooting 11-of-23 from the charity stripe. The Lightning (5-5, 1-1 CACC) hit seven three-pointers and made all 13 of their foul shots in the victory. It was tough sledding out of the gate for the Wildcats, shooting just 3-for-12 from the floor in the first quarter. They got to the line 12 times in the frame, but went just 5-of-12 from the stripe, falling behind 20-13 after the opening 10 minutes. (St.Elizabeth) put in the first layup of the second quarter to bring the Wildcats to 20-15, but the Lightning rattled off the next 10 points to regain control, 30-15. The visitors took their largest lead of the quarter, 39-20, before  scored the final bucket of the half to cut the deficit to 41-25. The Lightning won the second quarter, 21-12. Whitistt made a layup with 6:02 left in the third quarter to bring the Wildcats within 49-33, but an 11-0 spark gave the Lightning a 60-33 lead with 1:25 left in the quarter. The Lightning held their largest lead of ...

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  • LARKIN (SUSSEX TECH) SCORES (10) AS COLD-SHOOTING HORNETS FALL TO VISITING JACKSONVILL STATE

    Posted 2018-12-10 15:20:04 by: Nicholas Halliday

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kevin Larkin                                        (Sussex Tech)     Dover, Del. (Dec. 8, 2018) --Delaware State hit less than a-third of its shots from the field in an 81-54 men’s basketball loss to Jacksonville State in Memorial Hall this evening. The Gamecocks won their fifth game in a row to improve to 5-3 this season, while the Hornets have lost four of their last five to fall to 2-8. DSU was 18-for-57 from the field (31.6%), including eight-of-27 on three-point shots (29.6%) in the contest.  Jacksonville State shot 50.8 percent for the game, hitting on 31 of its 61 shots from the floor. Jason Burnell and Christian Cunningham recorded double-doubles to lead the Gamecocks. Burnell led all players with 22 points and 11 rebounds, while Cunningham added 10 points and 10 boards. Jamall Gregory chipped in 14 points for JSU.  was high scorer for Delaware State with 19 points, highlighted by five three-point field goals (5-for-10).  Edwards is 11-for-21 on three-point attempts in the last three games (52.4%).  He has 30 three-pointers in 10 games this season after ...

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  • Women’s Basketball Rolls to 76-54 Triumph at Wilmington

    Posted 2018-12-10 14:48:53 by: Nicholas Halliday

                                                                                                 Alanna Speaks                                       (St.Elizabeth)                                                                Goldey-Beacom showed its scoring prowess in each of the first three quarters and notched its first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference win of the season, 76-54 at Wilmington (DE) in Newark, DE. Goldey-Beacom in the first quarter shot 42 percent (8-of-19) from the floor and held Wilmington to only 25 percent (3-of-12) for a 20-13 lead.  Sophomore  (St.Elizabeths/Dover, DE) scored five points in that span. Speaks continued her solid play in the second quarter by scoring six points, helping the Lightning own a 21-12 edge for a 41-25 halftime lead.  Speaks closed the half with 11 points, senior  (Harrisburg, PA) scored nine and junior  (Mount Laurel, NJ) added eight. Another key to the half was the Lightning going 8-for-8 from the foul line, including Speaks at 4-for-4, with the Wildcats shooting just 7-for-19.  Wilmington also shot just 28 percent (8-of-29) from the field. The third quarter belonged to McGrogan, who poured in 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting that included two old-fashioned three-point plays.  Goldey-Beacom shot 57 percent (9-of-16) in the quarter to run its lead to 68-36. McGrogan for the game had 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting and nine rebounds with Turner-Rush and ...

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  • Corey Taite Inches Closer to the Scoring Record in Men's Basketball's 97-63 Victory at Wilmington

    Posted 2018-12-10 14:45:17 by: Nicholas Halliday

    enior  (Sayreville, NJ) moved within striking distance of becoming Goldey-Beacom's career scoring leader, exploding in the second half in his squad's 97-63 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory at Wilmington (DE) in Newark, DE. Goldey-Beacom in the first half grabbed a 43-36 lead, shooting 52 percent (6-of-31) from the floor with nine 3-pointers.  Sophomore  (Linden, NJ) scored 10 points in the half with senior (Washington, DC) and freshman  (Norfolk, VA) adding nine apiece. The Lightning then took control by scoring 13 straight points to open a 70-49 lead with 12:03 remaining.  Taite, who was bottled up for two points in the opening half, broke out with nine points in the burst. Taite in the second half poured in 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting, helping the Lightning outscore the Wildcats 54-27.  GBC shot 55 percent (17-of-31) from the floor in the half and limited Wilmington to just 26 percent (10-of-38). Taite and Stancil overall scored 20 points apiece, Livingston netted 14, senior  (Chester, PA) poured in 13 and Jones added 12 for GBC (3-5, 2-0 CACC), which shot 53 percent (33-of-62) from the field and canned 16 three-pointers. Now with 1,404 career points, Taite is just nine shy of tying Sam McDuffie (2007-11) as the school's career scoring leader. Tyler Norwood and Danny Walsh netted 15 points apiece with Ed Henderson adding 10 for the Wildcats (4-4, 1-1), who shot 34 percent (22-of-65) from the floor. Goldey-Beacom next Wednesday steps out of conference to visit New Haven for a 7:00 pm ...

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  • Delaware Tech Men’s Basketball Team Still Searching for First Win of the Season

    Posted 2018-12-07 18:17:50 by: Exec Exec

      Delaware Technical Community College’s men’s basketball team came close to picking up its first win of the season, but fell 101-95 to Raritan Valley Community College on Dec. 6. The loss dropped Delaware Tech to 0-11 this season.   Delaware Tech had very balanced scoring in the game. Freshman Anthony Oyekan led the way with 25 points, while sophomore Darius Jackson had 18 points, sophomore Kharee MacElree had 14 points, and freshman Tony Wright chipped in 13 points. Wright and MacElree also grabbed seven rebounds apiece, and MacElree contributed seven assists as well.   Oyekan, of Newark, is a graduate of A.I. duPont High School. Through the first 11 games of the season he is second on the team in scoring with 14.5 points per game, and leads the team in rebounding with 5.8 rebounds per game.   Delaware Tech continues a string of road games to close out 2018 by traveling to County College of Morris on Dec. 8, Hagerstown Community College on Dec. 10, Bucks County Community College on Dec. 13, and Rowan College at Burlington County on Dec. 15.   Through 10 games this season, Jackson is leading Delaware Tech with 26 points per game, while shooting 58 percent from the field, and 59 percent on 3-pointers.   The men’s basketball team is comprised entirely of student-athletes from Delaware, and is open to any current student enrolled at any of Delaware Tech’s four campus locations.   For more information on Delaware Tech Athletics, visit dtcc.edu/athletics or follow dtccathletics on Instagram.   PHOTO: Delaware Tech freshman Anthony Oyekan, of Newark, is second on the team in scoring this year, averaging 14.5 points per game in the first 11 games of the season.   -30- Delaware Tech - the First State’s only community college - offers academic, technical, community education, and workforce development comprising more than 100 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs. ...

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  • HORNET TRIO TO COMPETE IN ALL-STAR SHOWCASE

    Posted 2018-12-05 13:09:34 by: Exec Exec

                           (Alleynem K. Selby, T. Selby, DSU) Courtesy DSU Athletic Media Relations Tue, December 04, 2018 Dover, Del. (Dec. 4, 2018) --Three Delaware State football seniors are prolonging their careers in pursuit of professional dreams. (RB/KR) (Concord), along with twins (DB) (St Georges) and (WR/PR) (St Georges) are among 100 collegians hoping to catch the eye of professional scouts at the 2018 FCS National Bowl this Sunday (Dec. 9) in Daytona Beach, Fla.  The nationally-televised contest (FloSports) is set for 1:30 p.m. at Municipal Stadium. The 5th annual contest features top Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and Historically Black College and University (HBCU) players. A total of 20 professional football teams, 13 from the NFL and seven Canadian League clubs, are expected to send representatives to the game. Since the first FCS Bowl in 2014, organizers say dozens of players have used the event as a springboard to professional football opportunities. The Delaware State trio will compete for the National Team (Blue) against the American Team (White) in Sunday’s FCS Bowl. Alleyne and the Selby brothers each completed four-year careers at Delaware State last month. This past season, Alleyne earned All-MEAC Third Team honors after finishing fifth in the league in rushing at 64.6 yards per game (646 total). He also ranked third in the conference in kickoff returns (28.1 ypr) and fourth in all-purpose yards (112.0 ypg) in 2018. One of the most versatile players in team history. Alleyne wrapped up his Hornet career as No. 3 in team history with 4,093 all-purpose yards. The total includes 1,836 kickoff return yards, second-best in the DSU record book. His 1,712 career rushing yards rank 11th all-time at the school. Alleyne’s 15 career touchdowns include 11 rushing, two receiving and two on kickoff returns. earned All-MEAC Second Team ...

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  • Men’s basketball pulls away in second half to beat Immaculata, 71-52

    Posted 2018-12-04 20:01:54 by: Exec Exec

               (Cameron Left, Braxton Right, Wesley) DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College men's basketball team used a second-half run to pull away from the Immaculata Mighty Macs, 71-52 in both teams' Atlantic East Conference opener. Wesley had a bit of a sluggish start of the game, falling behind 12-2 early. Wesley started clawing back into the game after a timeout three minutes into the game to suppress the Immaculata run. Wesley tied the game 22-22 with 6:55 to go in the first half after made a three-pointer. Lewis gave Wesley the 24-22 lead two minutes later following a  (Caesar Rodney) block and fast break assist by . After going into halftime with a 28-26 lead and maintaining a slim two-point lead in the early part of the second half, Wesley turned up the pressure and got out on a 23-8 run in the middle part of the second half. The lead swelled to 22 points with 4:51 left in the game after made both of his free throws. Wesley was able to use ball control the rest of the game and seal the victory in the conference opener. Five players were in double figures for Wesley. and both registered their first career double-doubles in the win. Charles netted 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds off the bench while Lewis recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds.1    (DMA) led all scorers with 17 points and added seven rebounds and four assists. notched 12 points, four rebounds and four assists. collected 11 points, five rebounds, three steals and two assists. joined Charles in providing a spark off the bench. He tallied a career-high nine rebounds along with four points, three steals, two blocks and two assists. Wesley stifled the Immaculata offense, holding them to 17-of-62 from the field, 5-of-22 from three and 13-of-24 from the free-throw line. Wesley also held the 60-45 advantage over Immaculata on the boards. After a break for finals, Wesley will be back in action on Sunday, Dec. 9 when they make the ...

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  • Cameron selected as Atlantic East Player of the Week

    Posted 2018-12-04 19:41:35 by: Exec Exec

    LANCASTER, Pa. – Wesley College junior forward was named the Atlantic East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday. Cameron led Wesley with 70 points, 21 rebounds, four assists and three steals in Wesley's 2-1 week. Cameron averaged 23.3 points per game on 22-of-48 shooting and knocked down 10-of-21 three-pointers. He is only two points away from becoming Wesley's 15th member of the 1,000-point ...

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  • Cameron hits 1,000-point mark as men’s basketball downs Centenary, 89-84

    Posted 2018-12-04 19:39:20 by: Exec Exec

      HACKETSTOWN, N.J. – The Wesley College men's basketball team weathered the Centenary (N.J.) Cyclones' second-half storm as the Wolverines took down the Cyclones, 89-84 on the road on Wednesday. With Wesley's opening basket of the game junior guard  (DMA) became the 15th member of Wesley's 1,000-point club. Wesley got out to a big lead in the first half and grew to as much as 21 in the early moments of the second half. Centenary chipped away at the lead, but timely free-throw shooting and ball control would allow Wesley to corral Centenary's second-half push. led all scorers with a career-high 32 points. He shot 8-for-17 from the field, 5-of-10 from three-point range and a perfect 11-for-11 from the free-throw line. Anderson also pulled down four rebounds and stole the ball twice. Cameron collected 22 points with five rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block. tallied 11 points and eight rebounds. was a rebound away from a double-double, recording 10 points and nine rebounds off the bench. He added three blocks, two steals and an assist. had six assists, five rebounds, four points and three steals from the point guard position. notched six points in the win. Wesley (3-4) will begin Atlantic East Conference play on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. when they host the Immaculata Mighty Macs at Wentworth ...

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  • LARKIN'S STAT-STUFFER POWERS HORNETS PAST HIGHLANDERS

    Posted 2018-12-04 18:49:04 by: Exec Exec

    (Larkin, DSU) Dover, Del. (Dec. 3, 2018) --  (Sussex Tech) had 40 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and four steals to lead Delaware State to a 102-66 victory over Cairn in Memorial Hall this evening. The Hornets snapped a three-game losing streak to improve to 2-7 this season. The Division III Highlanders had a two-game win streak halted to fall to 4-4. Larkin, a Sussex Tech (Del.) High School product who transferred to Delaware State from Niagara this summer, was 17-for-26 from the field, including three-of-nine on three-point shots. His 40 points were the most by a Hornet since Amere May matched the figure in a 104-92 win at Coppin State on March 5, 2015. Larkin’s 11 boards marked his third double-figure rebound game in five appearances with the Hornets. His six assists and four steals were also career highs. He has recorded double-doubles in each of the last two games.  Larkin had 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. St. Bonaventure in the previous contest on Dec. 1.   added 15 points on six-of-eight shooting from the field, while Jonathan Mitchell came off the bench to hit six of his nine shots to highlight a 14-point performance for the Hornets. Mitchell was also second on the team with eight rebounds. Delaware State led 19-18 before taking control of the game. The Hornets scored the next 15 points, capped off by a lay-up off an assist from Larkin, to open up a 34-18 first half lead. The Hornets held a 47-32 advantage at the half. Larkin topped all players with 15 points at intermission. DSU opened up a 20-point lead, 79-59, on a three-pointer by Larkin at the 9:45 mark of the second half.  His third three-pointer of the game gave the Hornets an 89-59 edge with 6:34 left to play. Delaware State hit the century mark when Mitchell hit two free throws to open up its biggest lead, 101-61, with 3:39 to go in the game. The last time DSU hit the 100-point mark was on Nov. 11, 2016 in a 103-56 victory over Clarks Summitt. The ...

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