Delaware State Over Maryland-Eastern Shore 84-71

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Casey Walker came off the bench to score 26 points to help give Delaware State an 84-71 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.

TyShawn Bell had 16 points and six rebounds for the Hornets (8-18, 4-9 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Kendall Gray added 15 points and Kendal Williams had 10.

Delaware State led by a slim margin through much of the first period and Walker hit a 3 at the buzzer to give the Hornets a 39-36 edge at halftime.

The Hornets opened a 14-point gap in the second half with the help of a trio of 3-pointers — two by Walker and one by Bell — within two minutes to lead 60-46 with 9:18 left. The Shore Hawks (4-12, 2-10) never recovered.

Troy Snyder scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Shore Hawks who remain in last place in the MEAC.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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