Cousins & Skinner lead Blue Hens past Northeastern in 66-63 win

Photo: Mark Campbell

The University of Delaware women’s basketball team has now won seven straight games with their 66-63 victory over the Northeastern University Howlin Huskies on Friday. It was a close one, but late points from Tyi Skinner and Tara Cousins sealed the win for the Hens. Friday’s win moves Delaware to a 17-5 overall record and an 11-1 record in the conference (CAA).

The leading scorer for the Blue Hens in the win was sophomore guard Tara Cousins, who scored a career-high 19 points.

Senior guard/forward Jasmine Dickey recorded a double-double in the win with 14 points and ten rebounds.

 Sophomore guard Tyi Skinner also scored in double-digits in the game with 17 points.

Redshirt junior forward Ty Battle was the co-leader in rebounds with Dickey in the win by collecting ten rebounds.

Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included second-chance points (15-4), bench points (20-0), assists (12-10), turnovers (12-16), and blocks (2-1).

The Blue Hens was also the better team at the free-throw line in this game as the team shot 87.5 %(14-16), and Northeastern shot 71.4 %(10-14).

Related:

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

One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Like the content on Delaware Sports Blitz?
Help the site grow by making a donation.

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

$5.00
$15.00
$100.00
$5.00
$15.00
$100.00
$5.00
$15.00
$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly

1 comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: