Howard defeats Delaware State 59-43

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WASHINGTON (AP)—Eugene Myatt scored 18 points and Howard defeated Delaware State 59-43 on Monday night.

The Bison (7-16, 5-5 Mid-Eastern Conference) held Delaware State (6-19, 4-6) to a 28.6-percent shooting performance (16-for-56), including a 26.7-percent effort in the second half (8 of 30). The Hornets struggled from 3-point range in the second half, going just 1-for-9 (11.1 percent).

Howard picked up its biggest advantage, a 33-13 lead with 3:14 left in the first half, thanks to 12 unanswered points. The run was capped by two free throws from Nate Cooper.

Paul Kirkpatrick and Kyle Riley scored 12 points each for Howard.

Frisco Sandidge had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead the Hornets. Trevor Welcher added 11 points.

The Bison snapped an 11-game losing streak against Delaware State (6-19, 4-6) that dates to 2003.

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Frisco Sandidge Frisco Sandidge
6-10,  17 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
Paul Kirkpatrick Paul Kirkpatrick
6-6,  12 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists

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