WNIT Round One: Blue Hens take down Fordham 77-49

Photo: Mark Campbell

The University of Delaware women’s basketball team is moving on to the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament as the team easily took care of the Fordham University Rams 77-49 on Friday. The win also marks the first time the Hens have taken home a Postseason WNIT victory.

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The leading scorer in the win for the Blue Hens was junior guard/forward Jasmine Dickey, who had 22 points.

Three other Blue Hens scored in double digits in the win, which was redshirt junior forward Ty Battle (14), senior forward Lizzie Oleary (11), and junior point guard Paris McBride (10).

Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (32-24), points off of turnovers (24-8), second-chance points (18-6), bench points (17-6), rebounds (41-36), turnovers (12-22), blocks (3-1), and steals (15-5).

Blue Hens also had the advantage in shooting as well, with the team shooting 45.2 % (33-73) and with Fordham shooting 36.5 % (19-52). The Hens bested the Rams from the three-point line as well, with the team shooting 43.8 %(7-16) and Fordham shooting 12.5 %(3-24).

Let’s get into all four quarters: click below for the full recap.

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