Roundup: Delaware men fall to UNC-Greensboro 79-66 in basketball

The Spartans scored 18 unanswered points during a decisive second-half run in posting the win.

The Blue Hens (2-2) took a 34-33 lead into halftime and then scored the first 10 points of the second period, going up 44-33 on an Anthony Mosley three-point play with 16:33 remaining. The lead was still nine at 48-39 following a pair of Eric Carter free throws, but UNCG (3-1) answered by scoring the next 18 points as the Hens went scoreless for over seven minutes.

Blue Hen freshman Kevin Anderson paced Delaware with 17 points to go with five rebounds, while Ryan Daly contributed 15 points and a team-high six boards. Mosley had 13 points and four assists, while Carter chipped in 11 points and four boards.

Dover grad earns honor: Dover High grad Jordan Allen, a redshirt freshman on the Rider men’s basketball team, has been named MAAC Rookie of the Week.

Allen averaged 15.0 points per game while shooting 53.8 percent (7-of-13) from three-point range in the Broncs’ 1-1 week against No. 17 Xavier and Hartford. He also added 3.5 rebounds per game.

For the year, Allen is now averaging a team-best 17.0 points per game, while knocking down 48.0 percent (12-of-25) of his three-point attempts.

Hens’ Enabosi wins award: Delaware junior Nicole Enabosi was tabbed the CAA women’s basketball Player of the Week.

Enabosi helped guide Delaware to a 2-1 week by averaging a double-double of 22.0 points and 13.7 rebounds while shooting 70 percent (24-of-34) from the field. The forward added six blocks and 10 assists for the Hens.

Enabosi leads the CAA with 21.0 points and 12.5 rebounds per contest. Her field goal percentage of 69.8 (30-of-43) is good for second in the league.

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