NCAA Game Summary - Hofstra vs. Delaware
(Saturday, March 9)
Final Score: Delaware 62, Hofstra 57
Richmond, VA (Sports Network) - Devon Saddler led all scorers with 22 points as the second-seeded Delaware Blue Hens outlasted the seventh-seeded Hofstra Pride, 62-57, in the quarterfinal round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament at Richmond Coliseum.
Jarvis poured in 15 points thanks mostly to an 11-of-14 showing from the foul line for Delaware (19-13), which will play James Madison in the semifinals. Jamelle Hagins logged a double-double with 12 points and 15 boards, and Carl Baptiste made up for a scoreless afternoon with 12 rebounds.
For Hofstra (7-25), Stevie Mejia stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two steals. Taran Buie also netted 13 points, while David Imes poured in 12 points.
Neither team shot greater than 39 percent from the field in the first half, but Hofstra was able to take a 27-24 lead at intermission by outscoring Delaware at the foul line, 7-3.
The Blue Hens scored the first seven points of the second half to take a 31-27 lead, and while Hofstra kept its deficit to single-digits throughout the stanza, Delaware never trailed from that point on.
Delaware helped its cause by shooting 22-of-32 from the foul line, while Hofstra struggled at the stripe at just 7-of-16.
03/09 23:32:58 ET