Davis & Ray combine for 45 points as Blue Hens’ winning streak hits four with a 76-69 win over Princeton

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The  University of Delaware men’s basketball team earned their seventh win of the season on Friday, as the team defeated the Princeton University Tigers 76-69. The victory extends Blue Hens’ winning streak to four games.

 Redshirt sophomore forward Jyáre Davis led the team in scoring in the win with 23 points.

Three other Hens players who scored in double-digits were senior guard Christian Ray (22), Redshirt junior guard Jameer Nelson Jr. (16), and Graduate Student guard LJ Owens (13).

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Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (40-34), points off of turnovers (14-13), second-chance points (7-6), fast-break points (6-4), assists (16-15), turnovers (10-16), blocks (5-1), and steals (8-6).

Delaware also had the advantage in shooting, with the team shooting 54.7 % (29-53) and Princeton shooting 45.8 % ( 27-59). The Blue Hens also bested the Tigers from the three-point line, with the team shooting 37.5 %(3-8) and Princeton shooting 35.7 % (10-28). Delaware was also the better team at the free-throw line in this game, as the team shot 68.2 %(15-22), and the Tigers shot 55.6 % (5-9).

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