Washington, DC – Glenn Andrews and Calvin Thompson combined for 13 points in overtime to help Howard University defeat the University of Delaware, 88-83 in a non-conference men’s game at Burr Gymnasium. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Bison while the Blue Hens had their two-game win streak end.
Andrews, who poured in a career-high 28 points, nailed a three pointer with 13 seconds to tie the game at 70 in regulation to send the game into an extra frame.
After Josh Brinkley converted one of two free throws to give the Blue Hens a 71-70 advantage, Thompson and Andrews took over, reeling off a 9-2 run to take a 79-73 lead at the 2:35 mark. Delaware (5-5) countered with a run of its own and tied the game at 79 with 1:30 on the clock.
From there, the Bison closed out the game by hitting on 8 of 9 free throws to seal the victory. The Blue Hens efforts were rebuffed with some good team defense down the stretch.
It was a game of runs by both teams as each took the other’s best shots. First Delaware got the advantage, 27-16 on the scoring of Jarvis Threatt and Devon Sandler, who teamed for 16 of their team’s first half points.
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