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Hofstra 69, Delaware 58

February 25, 1989

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) _ Derrick Flowers had 16 points and Gerald King added 11 as Hofstra defeated Delaware 69-58 in an East Coach Conference basketball game Saturday.

Renard Johnson and Elsworth Bowers each had 16 points for the Blue Hens, 14-2, 6-8, who trailed at halftime 30-25.

The Flying Dutchmen, 12-14 and 6-7, broke a 41-41 tie early in the second half with six straight points, including a 3-point goal by Erroll Flanigan with 6:14 remaining. They never trailed again.

Delaware closed to 57-52 on a jumper by Mark Haughton with 2:28 to go. King then scored four straight points on two free throws and a tip-in to make it 61-52 with 1:37 to go.

Ernie Atkinson added 10 for Hofstra.

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