Photo: Mark Campbell
The University of Delaware women’s basketball team is thriving in conference play as the team beat their third straight Colonial Athletic Association opponent on Saturday with a 79-55 win over the College of William & Mary Tribe. The Blue Hens have been hot as the team has won six of their seven last games.
The leading scorer in the win for the Blue Hens was junior guard/forward Jasmine Dickey, who had 20 points. Dickey also recorded a double-double in the win as she collected ten rebounds with her 20 points.
Redshirt junior forward Ty Battle would record a double-double in the Blue Hens win with 10 points and 12 rebounds. This is Battle’s sixth double-double of the season.
Two other Blue Hens scored in double digits in the win, and they were redshirt junior guard/forward Chyna Latimer (13) and freshman guard Tyi Skinner (11).
Sophomore forward Brynn Wade was locked on the boards in the win as she collected 12 rebounds.
Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (38-28), points off turnovers (17-9), second-chance points (21-6), fast-break points (10-4), bench points (29-18), rebounds (52-33), assists (12-7), turnovers (11-14) and blocks (3-2).
Blue Hens also had the advantage in shooting as well, with the team shooting 45.2 %(33-73) and with the Tribe shooting 35.6 % ( 21-59). Delaware also outshot William & Mary at the three-point line, with the team shooting 31.8 % (7-22) and the Tribe shooting 18.2 % (4-22). The Hens bested William & Mary from the foul line as well, with the team shooting 66.7 %(6-9) and the Tribe shooting 52.9 %(9-17).
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