MLS 2017 July 26 Philadelphia Union defeats Columbus Crew SC 3-0


Four days after falling on the road to Crew SC 1-0, the Union exacted revenge by posting a big 3-0 victory at home against a Columbus side that finished with nine men. C.J. Sapong led the way in the Eastern Conference tilt at Talen Energy Stadium with a goal and two assists. The other two tallies came from Ilsinho and Marcus Epps.

MLS 2017 - July 26 - Philadelphia Union defeats Columbus Crew SC 3-0

Philadelphia Union Attacker C.J. SAPONG (17) celebrates his goal with teammate Philadelphia Union Midfielder ILSON PEREIRA DIAS (25) in the second half of a Major League Soccer match between the Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew SC Wednesday, July. 26, 2017, at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Crew SC fell behind in the 20th minute, but their challenge became steeper once Jonathan Mensah was sent off with a straight red card in the 35th minute. Columbus then lost Lalas Abubakar to an ejection in the 76th minute, all but ending their chances of pulling off a late comeback.

MLS 2017 - July 26 - Philadelphia Union defeats Columbus Crew SC 3-0

Columbus Crew SC Defender JONATHAN MENSAH (4) receives a red card and ejection in the second half of a Major League Soccer match between the Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew SC Wednesday, July. 26, 2017, at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

C.J. Sapong drew a first-half penalty that he was upset about not taking, and he responded by scoring a goal in the second stanza and setting up an insurance goal with a nice header. Combine those contributions with his first-half assist on Ilsinho’s winner and this was a very good day at the office for Sapong.

Goals

  • 20′ – PHI – Ilsinho Watch
  • 66′ – PHI – C.J. Sapong Watch
  • 81′ – PHI – Marcus Epps Watch

 

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Father honored for rescuing his eldest teenage son from drowning off the Virginia coast in September 2015


Michael J. Manley was posthumously awarded the Carnegie Medal on Saturday before family and friends, celebrating the life of a man deemed a “humble hero.”

Honoring individuals who risked their lives to save another, the hero fund commission recognizes civilians whose heroic acts are not required as an on-the-job responsibility such as a firefighter or police officer. Manley was announced as an honoree last September after rescuing his elder teenage son, Andrew Short, from drowning off a Virginia coast in 2015.

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Michael J. Manley son Andrew Short (18) holds the Carnegie Award presented by The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at North Quarter Creole in Wilmington, DEL Photo By Saquan Stimpson

At the North Quarter Creole in Wilmington, Eric P. Zahren, executive director of the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, presented Manley’s girlfriend of more than 10 years, Amy Jo Fosdick, and their 5-year-old son, Michael Manley Jr., with the medal honoring his heroic actions on Sept. 27, 2015.

“Heroes are very humble people,” Zahren said before the ceremony. “I know Michael is with us here today and is probably saying he doesn’t deserve all of this and what he did wasn’t heroic and downplay it … but I tell everybody that I come in contact with, certainly in regard to the commission’s work, do it anyway. It’s important.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2016 – OCT 29 Delaware Military Academy defeats Laurel 23-14


Delaware Military Academy needed to find a way to stop Laurel’s momentum on Saturday night.

Delaware Military Academy corner back Corahn	Alleyne (1) intercepts the pass

Delaware Military Academy corner back Corahn Alleyne (1) intercepts the pass during a Week 8 DIAA football game between Laurel and Delaware Military Academy Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Baynard Stadium in Wilmington.

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BROOKLYN NETS SIGN SEAN KILPATRICK


Brooklyn, NY – February 28, 2016, – The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day contract, General Manager Sean Marks announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

Kilpatrick (6’4”, 219) joins the Nets from the NBA Development League’s Delaware 87ers, where he has appeared in 28 games this season, averaging a league-high 26.4 points per game on 47.2 percent from the field and 42.6 percent from three-point range, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 38.4 minutes per game en route to D-League All-Star honors.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - FEB 19 - Maine Red Claws defeats Delaware 87ers 127-109

File Photo – Delaware 87ers Guard SEAN KILPATRICK (14) drives towards the basket as Maine Red Claws Forward COTY CLARKE (4) looks on in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Maine Red Claws Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

He has also appeared in eight games with the Denver Nuggets this season, averaging 3.4 points in 10.3 minutes per game, and spent the 2015 preseason with the New Orleans Pelicans. In 2014-15, Kilpatrick appeared in four games with the Minnesota Timberwolves, averaging 5.5 points in 18.0 minutes per game. He also played in 44 D-League contests split between Delaware and the Santa Cruz Warriors. Kilpatrick spent the 2014 preseason with the Golden State Warriors before being waived prior to the start of the 2014-15 regular season.

The 26-year-old Yonkers, N.Y. native went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft after a standout four-year collegiate career at the University of Cincinnati. Kilpatrick earned consensus second-team All-American honors after averaging 20.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.4 steals in 33.8 minutes per game.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - NOV 17 Delaware 87ers defeats Canton Charge 102 - 93

File Photo – Canton Charge Guard Quinn Cook (11) and Delaware 87ers Guard Sean Kilpatrick (14) fight for the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Canton Charge (Cleveland Cavaliers) Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

About the Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets, presented by SecureWatch24, were officially launched in April 2012 and play their home games at Barclays Center located at the crossroads of Brooklyn, Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues. A member of the Eastern Conference’s Atlantic Division, the Nets advanced to the NBA Playoffs in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

 Prior to its relocation to Brooklyn, the team was called the New Jersey Nets. Starting in 1977, the Nets played their first four seasons in New Jersey at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, before moving in 1981 to Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford (later renamed Continental Airlines Arena and IZOD Center). They remained in East Rutherford for 29 seasons until relocating to the Prudential Center in Newark in 2010. The Nets have reached the postseason 19 times, won four Atlantic Division titles and two Eastern Conference Championships, reaching the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003. Prior to joining the NBA, the team was a member of the ABA and was called the New York Nets. Playing their home games at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, the Nets won two ABA championships in 1974 and 1976. Opened on February 17, 2016, Hospital for Special Surgery Training Center in Brooklyn’s Industry City is the new training facility of the Nets.  

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87ers Fall To Raptors On Super Hero Night 132-114


NEWARK, DE – February 26, 2016, – The Delaware 87ers were defeated 132-114 by Raptors 905 in front of 2,766 fans on super hero night at the Bob Carpenter Center Friday night in their final meeting of the regular season between the Raptors 905 and the 87ers. Delaware as lost seven consecutive game, with their last win dating back to February 3rd when the 87ers travel to Erie, PA and defeated the Bayhawks 100-97. With thirteen games left in the regular season the 87ers are on the outside looking in, in terms of a playoffs.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - FEB 26 - Raptors 905 leads Delaware 87ers 70-54 HALFTIME

Raptors 905 Forward Bruno Caboclo (20) dunks the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Raptors 905 Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Christian Wood led the 87ers (17-20) with 29 points on 11-of-23 shooting from the field and a team-high nine rebounds. Russ Smith had the Delaware’s only double-double with 24 points and 12 assists, and the recently reacquired Jamal Jones posted 19 points on 7-of-15 shooting off the bench.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - FEB 26 - Raptors 905 leads Delaware 87ers 70-54 HALFTIME

Raptors 905 Forward GREG SMITH (33) shoots over Delaware 87ers Forward RICK JACKSON (23) in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Raptors 905 Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Raptors 905 (14-23) received a double-double from Greg Smith who totaled 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting while snatching 13 rebounds. Scott Suggs produced a team-high 25 points on 8-of-10 shooting, and made all five of his attempts from beyond the arc. Sim Bhullar also had a double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Axel Toupane added 23 points in the win.

Jones, who played 46 games for the Sevens last season, scored 10 points on four consecutive possessions to put the 87ers up 32-30 at the end of the opening period.

In the second quarter, Raptors shot 70 percent, going 14-of-20 from the field, and the hosts took a 70-54 lead into halftime.

Smith and Wood had nine points apiece in the third quarter, but still the 905 still held a 98-84 lead entering the final period.

In the fourth quarter, Smith hit 4-of-7 field goals, and 6-of-7 free-throws for 15 points and dished two assists, but it wasn’t enough to mount a comeback.

The 87ers will travel to face the Canton Charge on Sunday, Feb. 28, with tip scheduled for 3:00 p.m. ET. Raptors will continue their road trip when they face the Erie BayHawks on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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Jamal Jones Returns To 87ers Juwan Staten Waived


WILMINGTON, DE – February 26, 2016, – The Delaware 87ers announced the team has waived Juwan Staten and re-acquired Jamal Jones. Jones was activated against the Maine Red claws Thursday while logging in 20 minutes of play in the course of going 2-4 for 6 points off the bench in a  138-131 on the road to the Maine Red Claws at the Portland Expo Building on Thursday night.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - JAN 15 - Delaware 87ers defeats Raptors 905 119-104

File Photo – Delaware 87ers Guard JUWAN STATEN (7) walks the court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Raptors 905 Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

The 6-foot-8, 200 pound guard most recently played in 18 games with Lille Metropole Basket Club in the French LNB Pro B league during the 2015-16 season, where he averaged 13.1 points and 4.9 rebounds in 29.4 minutes per game.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - Jan 13 - Delaware 87ers defeats Santa Cruz Warriors 109-96

File Photo – Delaware 87ers Guard Jamal Jones (22) blocks Santa Cruz Warriors Guard Sean Kilpatrick (9) shot attempt under the basket in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Santa Cruz Warriors (Golden State Warriors) Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - Jan 13 - Delaware 87ers defeats Santa Cruz Warriors 109-96

File Photo – Delaware 87ers Guard Jamal Jones (22) drives towards the basket in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Santa Cruz Warriors (Golden State Warriors) Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Jones was a second round pick in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft, and played in 46 games with the 87ers during the 2014-15 season, where he averaged 7.8 points and 2.9 rebounds in 21.1 minutes per game. Jones spent part of last summer with the Philadelphia 76ers, playing in three games for the Sixers at the 2015 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

Delaware’s next home game is this Friday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Raptors 905. Tickets start as low as $10, and are still available at www.sevens.com or by calling 302-504-7587.

 

About the Delaware 87ers

The Delaware 87ers of the National Basketball Association Development League (NBADL) were relocated to America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBADL affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the Sixers. The 87ers play at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.

 

About the NBA Development League

The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 26 percent of all NBA players at the start of the 2014-15 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.

McRae Re-Joins 87ers After Stint With Phoenix Suns


WILMINGTON, DE – February 23, 2016, – The Delaware 87ers today announced Jordan McRae has re-joined the team after his GATORADE Call-Up to the Phoenix Suns.

McRae signed a pair of 10-day contracts with the Suns, where he averaged 5.3 points and 1.4 assists in 11.7 minutes per game, highlighted by a 12-point, four assist performance on Friday, January 29 in New York.

The 6-foot-5, 185 pound McRae returns as the NBA D-League’s fourth-leading scorer, where he’s averaged 23.1 points, to go along with 5.2 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 35.5 minutes per game for the 87ers. McRae was also recently named an NBA D-League All-Star starter – he put up seven points and five assists in 15 minutes of action in Toronto.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - JAN 26 - Delaware 87ers defeats Canton Charge 130-123

Delaware 87ers Guard JORDAN MCRAE (4) attempts a free-throw in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Canton Charge Tuesday, JAN, 26, 2016 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Delaware 87ers guard Jordan McRae broke the NBA minor league’s single-game scoring record going 21-34 finishing with 61 points in a 130-123 overtime win over the Canton Charge. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Since McRae Call-Up to the Phoenix Suns, The 87ers have struggled losing five straight games most recently falling to the Maine Red Claws 132-107 Friday, February 20, 2016.

Delaware’s next home game is this Friday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Raptors 905. McRae 23.1 points, 5.2 assists, 4.5 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 35.5 minutes will be greatly welcomed.

Tickets start as low as $10, and are still available at www.sevens.com or by calling 302-504-7587.

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About the Delaware 87ers

The Delaware 87ers of the National Basketball Association Development League (NBADL) were relocated to America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBADL affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the Sixers. The 87ers play at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.

 

About the NBA Development League

The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 26 percent of all NBA players at the start of the 2014-15 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING 2016 – FEB 20 – Blue Hen Conference Wrestling Tournament Finals


NEW CASTLE – Wrestling in its home gym, William Penn High returned the Blue Hen Conference Tournament championship trophy to familiar terrain Saturday night.

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Newark Nazr Roberson and William Penn Dom Trotta grapple in a 220 pound bout during the Blue Hen Conference Wrestling Tournament Finals

Newark Nazr Roberson and William Penn Dom Trotta grapple in a 220 pound bout during the Blue Hen Conference Wrestling Tournament Finals Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 at William Penn High School in New Castle. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

NBA D-League Prospect Watch: Top 25 Rankings


The Prospect Watch is NBADLeague.com’s weekly ranking of the Top 25 NBA prospects in the NBA’s official minor league.

Prospects are ranked based on their appeal as a potential GATORADE Call-Up to NBA teams – their ability to contribute to an NBA team both this season and beyond. A player must have appeared in an NBA D-League game to qualify.

Last season, a record 47 prospects received GATORADE Call-Ups, including Iowa Energy center Hassan Whiteside (Miami Heat), Westchester Knicks guard Langston Galloway (New York Knicks) and Grand Rapids Drive No. 1 overall draft pick Robert Covington (Philadelphia 76ers).

The rankings for the brand-new Prospect Watch for the 2015-16 season are determined by a panel of basketball experts from various aspects of the industry. Votes from all five panelists are tabulated each week and the prospects are ranked accordingly

 

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Ryan Blake (@HoopsHighway) has helped direct scouting services for the NBA alongside his late father, Marty, since 1996. He marshals and compiles the complex data necessary for NBA teams to evaluate current and future NBA draft prospects, essentially advising teams who to see, how to see them, and who not to bother seeing. Blake began scouting at the age of 17 under the tutelage of his father, as well as other legendary coaches and scouts.

Jared Greenberg (@NBATVJared) serves as the nightly host on NBA TV’s ‘FanDuel Fantasy Tip-Off.’  He also works with some of the biggest names in basketball while hosting ‘GameTime,’ “Shaqtin’ A Fool” and “Making The Call.” Greenberg shares his passion for hoops each weekday afternoon on SIRIUSXM NBA Radio, working with NBA Champions, Rick Fox and Rick Mahorn on “Off The Dribble.” >> NBA TV Talent

Scott Howard-Cooper (@SHowardCooper) is a writer for NBA.com and a contributor to NBA TV with a focus on the draft and the Hall of Fame. He has covered professional and college basketball since 1988 for many of the largest outlets in the country. >> NBA.com Archive

Bob MacKinnon (@Coach_Mac4) has more than 30 years of coaching and scouting experience on the collegiate and professional levels, including stints with four different NBA D-League teams. As an NBA D-League coach, he has won an Eastern Division title, two Western Division titles and an NBA D-League title (2008-09). Thirteen players have earned a total of 17 NBA Call-Ups in MacKinnon’s five seasons as a head coach in the NBA D-League and he has an overall record of 137-113.

 

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS

Prospects include any NBA D-League player who is eligible to be called up to the NBA. All prospects, excluding the six Draft Rights Players in this year’s pool (listed below), are free agents who can be signed by any of the 30 NBA teams.

These Draft Rights Players, who are under contract with the NBA D-League but whose rights are exclusively owned by the NBA team that drafted them, include: Andrew Harrison (Memphis Grizzlies), Dakari Johnson (Oklahoma City Thunder), Tyler Harvey (Orlando Magic), Satnam Singh (Dallas Mavericks), Sir’Dominic Pointer (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Cady Lalanne (San Antonio Spurs).

Players eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft and players assigned to NBA D-League affiliates from NBA teams are not Call-Up-eligible and thus do not qualify for the Prospect Watch.

Players must have appeared in at least one game to be considered for Prospect Watch.

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - FEB 05 - Maine Red Claws defeats Delaware 87ers 147-133

Delaware 87ers Guard RUSS SMITH (5) prepares to shoot free-throws in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Maine Red Claws Friday, Feb. 05, 2016 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - DEC 26 - Westchester Knicks defeated Delaware 87ers 107-93

BYU alumni JIMMER FREDETTE (16) sets up one defends in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Westchester Knicks Saturday Dec, 26, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - DEC 29 - Delaware 87ers defeats Los Angeles D-Fenders 113-93

Los Angeles D-Fenders VANDER BLUE (0) drives to the basket in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Los Angeles D-Fenders Tuesday Dec, 29, 2015, at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - JAN 29 - Raptors 905 defeats Delaware 87ers 132 - 127

Raptors 905 Forward RONALD ROBERTS, JR. (13) dunks the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Raptors 905 Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - JAN 09 Delaware 87ers (76ers) defeats Grand Rapids Drive (Detroit Pistons) 107-103

Grand Rapids Drive Guard Lorenzo Brown (17) drives towards the lane in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Grand Rapids Drive (Detroit Pistons) Friday, Jan. 09, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

THE SCORING SYSTEM

Each week, the five Prospect Watch panelists submit their personal rankings of the Top 25 prospects in the NBA D-League.

Each ranking is assigned a point value from 1 to 25, with the No. 1 spot being worth 25 points, the No. 2 spot being worth 24 points and so on through the No. 25 spot (1 point).

Point totals for each player are added up, and the players with the 25 highest scores are ranked from highest total to lowest total each week.

Ties are broken by:

1) Which player appeared on more ballots
2) Which player received the highest individual ranking
3) Which player is ranked higher on NBADLeague.com’s ballot

87ers, Goldey-Beacom College Announce Partnership


President Dr. Gary L. Wirt, Executive Vice President Kristine Santomauro to be recognized on-court

WILMINGTON, DE – February 18, 2016 – The Delaware 87ers today announced a partnership with Goldey-Beacom College, highlighted by an on-court recognition of Goldey-Beacom President Dr. Gary L. Wirt, and Executive Vice President Kristine Santomauro.

The recognition will take place on Friday, February 19, when the 87ers host the Maine Red Claws – tip is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. at the Bob Carpenter Center. In collaboration, Goldey-Beacom will have exposure and branding at all 87ers home games, in addition to digital branding on the team’s official website, while the 87ers will gain access to the college’s athletic facilities for practice. The College will also have the opportunity to engage 87ers fans in a variety of ways at select Sevens’ games.

Wirt has served as the President of Goldey-Beacom College since May 2015, but has been at the school since 1988. He has a doctorate in Psychology, and completed studies at University of Sarasota, Washington College and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He also serves as an elected Commissioner on the Commission on Higher Education, the accrediting body for colleges and universities. A Delaware native, Dr. Wirt is a resident of historic Old New Castle.

Goldey-Beacom College Graduates 440 students

FILE PHOTO – Goldey-Beacom College Student New President Elect Gary L. Wirt address students during Goldey-Beacom commencement exercise Friday, May 1, 2015, at Joseph West Jones College Center on the campus of Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington Delaware.

 

Santomauro was elevated to her role as Executive Vice President in July 2015, but has been working at Goldey-Beacom in some capacity since 1988. She earned her B.S. in Accounting with Honors from Goldey-Beacom in 1988, an M.S. in Accounting in 2002 and in 2011 was inducted into Goldey-Beacom’s Distinguished Alumni Gallery. In her current role, Santomauro oversees the College’s finances, human resources, information technology, communications, Campus Store, physical plant, financial aid and enrollment management.

About the Delaware 87ers

The Delaware 87ers of the National Basketball Association Development League (NBADL) were relocated to America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBADL affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the Sixers. The 87ers play at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.

 About the NBA Development League

The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 26 percent of all NBA players at the start of the 2014-15 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.