Scores

Final

Delaware State 43

(6-19, 4-6 MEAC)

Howard 59

(7-16, 5-5 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 9, 2009

    Burr Gymnasium, Washington, District of Columbia

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    DSU 20 2343
    HOW 39 2059

    Top Performers

    Delaware St: F. Sandidge 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Howard: P. Kirkpatrick 12 Pts, 6 Reb

    Howard 59, Delaware St. 43

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Eugene Myatt scored 18 points and Howard defeated Delaware State 59-43 on Monday night.

    The Bison (7-16, 5-5 Mid-Eastern Conference) held Delaware State (6-19, 4-6) to a 28.6-percent shooting performance (16-for-56), including a 26.7-percent effort in the second half (8 of 30). The Hornets struggled from 3-point range in the second half, going just 1-for-9 (11.1 percent).

    Howard picked up its biggest advantage, a 33-13 lead with 3:14 left in the first half, thanks to 12 unanswered points. The run was capped by two free throws from Nate Cooper.

    Paul Kirkpatrick and Kyle Riley scored 12 points each for Howard.

    Frisco Sandidge had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead the Hornets. Trevor Welcher added 11 points.

    The Bison snapped an 11-game losing streak against Delaware State (6-19, 4-6) that dates to 2003.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DSU
    HOW
    Points 43 59
    FG Made-Attempted 16-56 (.286) 20-44 (.455)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 3-14 (.214)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 16-22 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 19

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