Painter, Nelson Jr., & Anderson combine for 43 points in Blue Hens 81-71 win over Fordham

Delaware leads by ten points at the end of the first half

In the first three minutes of this game, Fordham would score eight unanswered points to take an early lead on the Blue Hens. Seconds later, the University of Delaware would respond by going on a 19-5 run, which gave the team a 19-13 lead with 11:39 left in the first half. The duo of Dylan Painter and Redshirt freshman forward Jyáre Davis would score eight of the 19 points on the run.

Starting at the 10:28 minute mark, the Rams would go on a 10-4 run, which tied the game at 23 with 7:33 remaining in the first half.

Almost a minute later, Delaware would answer back with a 16-6 run, which gave them a 39-29 lead at the end of the first half. The duo of Painter and Jameer Nelson Jr. would score ten of the 16 points on the run. The Blue Hens were hot from the three-point line on the run as the team made three. The three-point shots came from Nelson Jr., junior guard Ebby Asamoah, and sophomore forward Andrew Carr.

Blue Hens win 81-71!

In the first five minutes of the second half, the Hens would outscore Fordham 13-7 to extend their lead to a 16 point advantage (52-36).

Seconds later, the Rams would score eight straight points to cut the lead to eight points (52-44) with 12:52 remaining in the game.

The University of Delaware would respond by going on a 15-7 run, which pushed their lead to 67-51 with 6:43 left in the game. The duo of Kevin Anderson and sophomore guard Gianmarco Arletti would score 11 of the 15 points on the run.

Starting at the 5:37 minute mark, Fordham would go on a 14-6 run, which would cut the lead to eight points (73-65) with 3:26 left in the second half.

The Blue Hens would add eight more points to their score to take home an 81-71 win over the Rams.

Stats:
FG%:UD:60.0 %Fordham:35.8 %
3P%:UD: 38.5 %Fordham:28.1 %
FT%:UD:77.8 %Fordham: 77.8 %
Rebs: UD:30Fordham: 33
Ast: UD:9Fordham: 11
Stl:UD: 2Fordham: 9
TO:UD:17Fordham: 9
Blks:UD:3Fordham: 0
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