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Senior forward Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 23 points during Wednesday's win at William & Mary.
Courtesy: Mark Campbell

Delaware Opens Four Game Homestand on Saturday With 12 Noon Clash vs. UNCW

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 01/31/2014
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Delaware (15-7, 7-0 CAA) vs. UNCW (6-15, 0-6 CAA)

Date: 
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Time: 12 noon
Location: Bob Carpenter Center - Newark, Del.
Live Stats: www.bluehens.com
TV: Comcast SportsNet (Scott Klatzkin, Charlie Woollum)
Radio: WDSD 94.7 FM (Jimmy Smith, Bill Harman)
Twitter Updates: twitter.com/udbluehens
All-Time Series: UNCW leads, 16-8

COACHES
Delaware: Monté Ross (Winston-Salem State ‘92), eighth season overall and at Delaware, 105-138
UNCW: Buzz Peterson (North Carolina '85), fourth season at UNCW, 39-74; 16th season overall, 264-221

STORYLINES
• Delaware opens a four-game homestand on Saturday as the Blue Hens host UNCW in the teams’ first of two meetings this season. This marks UD’s first four-game homestand since Dec. 23, 2008 through Jan. 5, 2009.
• Delaware has won nine straight games, going undefeated in the month of January for the first time since the 1966-67 season.
• A win today would give the Blue Hens their longest winning streak under Monté Ross, and tied for the third longest in school history.
• Delaware is one of 14 teams in Division I with at least seven conference victories and zero losses. The Blue Hens’ current nine-game winning streak is tied for the 12th longest in Division I.
• The Blue Hens have opened CAA play with seven straight wins for the first time since joining the league.
• Delaware enters Saturday’s game riding a six-game home winning streak. The Blue Hens are 21-5 during their last 26 home games.
Devon Saddler has scored 1,995 career points, and needs five more to reach 2,000. He needs 36 points to break the school record of 2,030 held by Mike Pegues.
Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 23 points at William & Mary, and is 28 of 33 from the field over the last five games.
• UNCW leads the all-time series with Delaware, 16-8, but the Blue Hens have won the last three meetings. UD is 5-0 at the BCC against UNCW under Monté Ross.
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