Blue Hens Head To Madison Square Garden Saturday To Face Bryant in BlackRock Gotham Classic
Delaware (5-6, 0-0 CAA) vs. Bryant (7-5, 0-0 Northeast)
Date: Saturday, December 21, 2013
Time: 9:30 p.m. (approx.)
Location: Madison Square Garden - New York, N.Y.
Live Stats: Gametracker
Radio: WDSD 94.7 FM (Scott Klatzkin, Bill Harman)
All-Time Series: Delaware leads, 1-0
Delaware: Monté Ross (Winston-Salem State ‘92), eighth season overall and at Delaware, 95-137
Bryant: Tim O'Shea (Boston College '84), sixth season at Bryant, 46-114; 13th season overall, 116-211
• Today’s game is the final contest for the Blue Hens in the BlackRock Gotham Classic. Delaware has already traveled to Notre Dame, North Dakota State and Ohio State during the invitational.
• The Blue Hens have dropped their previous three contests in the tournament, and are looking to snap a three-game skid tonight. Delaware has not lost four consecutive games since Nov. 21-Dec. 1 of last year.
• Tonight’s game will be the Blue Hens’ third at Madison Square Garden in program history. Delaware faced Kansas State and Pitt last year in the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals and consolation game.
• Tonight’s game will be the second all-time meeting between Delaware and Bryant. The Blue Hens posted a 103-83 victory over the Bulldogs in Newark on Jan. 10, 1972.
• Devon Saddler scored a team-high 17 points during the loss at Ohio State, and has led UD in scoring during three of the four games in which he has appeared.
• Jarvis Threatt is the only player in Division I currently averaging 17 points, five rebounds and six assists per game. Threatt and Davon Usher are the only two players in the CAA ranked among the top 10 in scoring, assists and steals.
• Threatt continues to lead the CAA with 2.4 steals and 6.0 assists per game. Kyle Anderson paces the CAA with 3.6 three-pointers made per game and a 54.8 three-point percentage.