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DSU falls in first round of MEAC tournament

Delaware State Univ.

Delaware State was dismissed quickly from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament in Norfolk, Virginia.

Bethune-Cookman ousted the Hornets Tuesday,  downing DSU 69-62 in the MEAC tourney’s opening round.

Down 10 – 44-34 – in the second half, Del State rallied to tie the game at 50 with just over 5 minutes left.  But Bethune-Cookman responded with a 13-3 run to pull away for good.

Brandon Tabb led the Wildcats with a game-high 21 points. DeVaughn Mallory scored a  the Hornets with 16 points

The Hornets lost four of their last five to finish the season with a 10-22 record.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.