Johnson’s double-double leads Delaware St. past Md.-Eastern Shore
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP)—Donald Johnson had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and Delaware State beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 59-47 on Saturday.
Johnson finished 8-for-10 from the field, including 4-for-5 from 3-point range. Joe Dickens and reserve Terrance Parks added 13 points apiece for the Hornets (3-4, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who snapped a four-game losing streak.
Ed Tyson scored 14 points to lead the Hawks (1-7, 0-1).
Delaware State shot 52.4 percent from the floor in the first half and never trailed, building a 31-20 lead at halftime. While the Hornets cooled off in the second half, they held the Hawks to 25.9 percent shooting in the second half and led by 20 with 3:25 left in the game.