Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Men's Basketball

Delaware’s Jyáre Davis enters portal as graduate transfer

On Tuesday, Delaware men’s basketball felt the brunt of a loss arguably more severe than the Blue Hens’ CAA tournament exit earlier this month. With star forward Jyáre Davis opting to transfer upon graduation this summer, the Hens are tasked with retooling once again under Martin Ingelsby in a recruiting environment that is increasingly unkind to mid-majors trying to cling to the talent they develop.

Photo Gallery: Hofstra knocks out Delaware from CAA tournament

Managing Visuals and Layout Editor Larissa Veronica Heather photographs Delaware’s 73-58 loss to Hofstra in the quarterfinals of the CAA tournament. The No. 6 Blue Hens led early, but No. 3 Hofstra used a 10-0 run at the end of the first half to seize the lead, never looking back.

Delaware torches Hampton to set up Hofstra rematch in CAA quarterfinals

Delaware's second-round CAA tournament opponent, the No. 14 Hampton Pirates, proved no trouble at all. The Blue Hens jumped ahead 51-16 after the first half and cruised to a victory, setting up a quarterfinal versus Hofstra.

CAA men’s tournament prediction: This team can dethrone Charleston

Although the College of Charleston has emerged as the class of the CAA in the last month, the Cougars were not invincible in the regular season, either. Editor-in-Chief Konner Metz predicts which team will knock off Charleston and which team will take home the trophy in this postseason primer for Delaware's penultimate CAA tourney.

CAA men’s tournament prediction: Longtime kryptonite in Delaware’s path

Despite a rough end to the regular season, Delaware looks to outperform expectations for the CAA tournament. Managing Sports Editor Daniel Steenkamer predicts the Blue Hens' fate in the bracket.

Drexel deals Delaware second straight home loss, damaging CAA tournament seeding

A 10-point lead early in the first half was quickly erased Monday night when the Drexel Dragons answered with a tenacious zone defense. Delaware did not have an answer, and now the Blue Hens are skidding into the final portion of the regular season.

Photo Gallery: Delaware men’s basketball loses big to Charleston

Despite a solid start, the Blue Hens lost pace with Charleston in the second half, falling 90-71. Photographers Jordan Rosales and Hannah Paliath captured shots from Delaware's loss to the Cougars.

Delaware falters in second half, loses 90-71 to Charleston

In a highly anticipated matchup against the conference leader, Delaware men’s basketball struggled to keep pace. The Charleston Cougars handed the Blue Hens a 90-71 defeat behind scorching offense and outstanding play at the forward spot.

Trent’s career day leads Delaware to upset win over Xavier, 87-80

Delaware came into a hostile, Big East environment on a three-game skid. The Blue Hens exited the Cintas Center with a marquee upset over Xavier, making a statement across the college basketball world.

Photo Gallery: Men’s basketball moves to 3-0 with win over Air Force

Photographer Jordan Rosales captures Delaware's win over Air Force Sunday. The Hens took down the Falcons 65-57 to move to 3-0 on the year heading into a road matchup against in-state rival Delaware State Wednesday night.

Stepping stones: Men’s basketball returns to the Bob with a win over Goldey-Beacom

After securing a road victory against Bucknell University to begin the season, the Blue Hens men's basketball squad settled into the friendly confines of the Bob Carpenter Center and blew by Goldey-Beacom, 101-68.

Band, benches and basketball: University athletic department announces improvements to Bob Carpenter Center for 2023-2024 season

With the first two football home games in the rearview mirror, it is almost time for Blue Hens basketball in Newark. Staff Reporter Joshua Ciliberti has the story on the latest changes to the fan experience at the Bob Carpenter Center.

“We gotta have more talent”: After CAA quarters blowout, Delaware to be “aggressive” in transfer portal

After Towson ran over Delaware in a CAA quarterfinal, Martin Ingelsby made his intentions clear. The head coach wants to attract the pieces that can help the Blue Hens’ standouts reach another title.

Timberlake and Towson too hot to handle for Delaware men’s basketball

Another rough road loss for the Blue Hens men's basketball team came Thursday night, as the Towson Tigers were electric from three-point land, defeating Delaware 95-72
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