Scores

Final

Delaware State 56

(13-15, 8-6 MEAC)

Howard 53

(7-23, 4-12 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

    Burr Arena, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    DSU 22 3456
    HOW 27 2653

    Top Performers

    Delaware State: K. Gray 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Howard: M. Phillips 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Delaware St. 56, Howard 53

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DSU
    HOW
    Points 56 53
    FG Made-Attempted 15-37 (.405) 19-56 (.339)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-30 (.800) 11-20 (.550)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 12

    2012-13 Season

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