Three Blue Hens score in double-digits in a 78-50 win over Hartford

Photo: Mark Campbell

The University of Delaware men’s basketball team earned their third win of the season on Saturday as the team defeated the University of Hartford Hawks 78-50.

 Redshirt junior guard Jameer Nelson Jr. led the Blue Hens in scoring in the win with 17 points.

Two other Hens players who scored in double-digits were junior guard Gianmarco Arletti (12), and  Graduate Student guard LJ Owens (14).

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Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (32-20), points off turnovers (25-7), second chance points (10-0), fast break points (19-2), bench points (34-8), rebounds (43-25), assists (14-8), turnovers (14-18), and steals (11-7).

Delaware also had the advantage in shooting, with the team shooting 44.6% (25-56) and Hartford shooting 36.2% ( 17-47). The Blue Hens also bested the Hawks from the three-point line, with the team shooting 36.8%(7-19) and Hartford shooting 25.0% (6-24). Delaware was also the better team at the free-throw line in this game, as the team shot 84.0 %(21-25), and the Hawks shot 52.6 % (10-19).

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