Local roundup: Cameron scores 42 as Wesley men rally past Oneonta 86-70

Senior guard Brian Cameron poured in 42 points — including 31 in the second half — as Wesley College rallied to beat Oneonta, 86-70, in men’s basketball on Saturday.

The Wolverines (1-3) trailed by seven at halftime before out-scoring the Red Dragons, 56-33, in the second half.

Cameron, who played all 40 minutes, was 14-of-29 from the field and 13-of-16 from the foul line. He was just 1-of-8 from three-point range.

In the second half, Cameron shot 10-of-16 from the floor and 11-of-13 on free throws.

Mychal Stefanides added 15 points and eight rebounds for Wesley.

Delaware 81, Lafayette 73: The Blue Hens used a hot-shooting performance during the second half and dominated Lafayette inside as they remained unbeaten.

Delaware (5-0) connected on its first nine shots of the second period and finished 17 of 28 from the field during the half. It quickly extending a three-point lead at the break and never trailed from there.

Delaware’s 5-0 start is the best since the 1998-99 squad opened with eight consecutive wins, and is tied for the third longest streak to open a year in program history.

The Hens shot 56.7 percent and enjoyed a commanding 58-28 advantage in points in the paint.

Nate Darling again led the way with 27 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the floor, while Justyn Mutts scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half. Kevin Anderson contributed 14 points during, while Collin Goss added 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds.

The Leopards (2-2) were up 37-28 with 3:40 left in the first half when Delaware scored the final 12 points of the period to take a 40-37 advantage into the break. Darling scored the first seven points of the run, and after Anderson hit a three-pointer to put UD in front, Mutts capped the spurt with a pair of free throws.

WOMEN, Wesley 53, Lehman 35: The Wolverines (1-2) picked up its first win of the season on the second day of the Hyatt Place Tipoff Tournament at Mary Washington.

Lekeshia Brown-Myrick led Wesley with 14 points with Bianca Newsom and Megan both adding eight. Angelique Gathers collected six points and 10 rebounds.

College soccer

MEN, Arcadia 3, Wesley 0: Arcadia netted three second-half goals to down the Wolverines in the first round of the ECAC tournament on Saturday.

Wesley out-shot Arcadia, 15-6, and held a 4-3 edge in corner kicks.

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