Delaware 84, Northeastern 61
Mar. 09, 1993
BOSTON (AP) _ Kevin Blackhurst scored a career-high 23 points to lead Delaware to an 84-61 victory Monday night over Northeastern and a berth in the finals of the North Atlantic Conference tournament.
Delaware (21-7) will play Drexel Wednesday night for the title. Drexel defeated Hartford 91-80 in the other semifinal at Philadelphia.
Delaware was led by Anthony Wright with 19 points. Robbie Johnson added 11 and Spencer Dunkley had 10 points, 12 rebounds and 5 blocks. For the Huskies (20-8), Chuckie Moore scored 14 points, Anthony Brown added 11 and Lamont Hough 10.
The Blue Hens jumped to a 13-4 lead before Northeastern closed to 20-19 with 11:31 left in the half. But that was as close as the Huskies came. The Blue Hens went on a 22-9 run, paced by Wright's seven points, to end the first half ahead 42-28.
Deo Djossou started the second half with a layup and a 3-pointer to bring Northeastern within 42-33, but Delaware promptly ran off eight of the next 10 points.