NEWARK – The Blue Hens (4-3) returned home from a two-game losing skid falling to Austin Peay 76-75 and a (21) point lost to Northern Kentucky in Ohio to face Division III Bryn Athyn Sunday afternoon. I’m not sure why the Lions were even on the schedule this year. However, Delaware trounced Bryn Athyn 84-51 Sunday afternoon at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark.
This was the Blue Hens highest points win since the 75-40 win over Colonial Athletic Association rival James Madison back on Jan. 15, 2005. Four players finish the game in double figures Chivarsky Corbett ended the game with 18 points on 7 for 10 shooting while Cazmon Hayes ended his with 11 points on 4 for 5 shooting in (27) minutes of play, although Darian Bryant played (22) minutes he contributed 13 points off the bench whereas the big man Skye Johnson chipped in 14 points on 7 for 7 shooting.
The Lions of Bryn Athyn where led by senior forward Troy Steed who scored 11 points, Steed also grabbed five rebounds and had one assist. Junior guard Devante Laws added 10 points. Freshman forward Lamarr Crenshaw grabbed six total rebounds, three of them on offense, to go along with his seven points.
Bryn Athyn opens their North Eastern Athletic Conference schedule on Tuesday, November 29, against Gallaudet University at 8:00 p.m. While Delaware will resume their home schedule this Friday, Dec. 2, when the Hens host their intrastate combatants the Hornet’s of Delaware State at 7 p.m.