NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Ryan Daly scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Delaware pulled away in the final minute to beat Hofstra 81-76 on Friday night in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.
No. 9 seed Delaware (13-19) plays top-seeded UNC Wilmington in a quarterfinal on Saturday. No. 8 seed Hofstra (15-17), which swept the Blue Hens during the regular season, has lost three of its last five games.
Eric Carter added 19 points and 10 rebounds for Delaware. Justin Wright-Foreman had 23 points to lead Hofstra.