Painter scores 23 to lift Delaware over Elon 80-77

NEWARK, Del. -- — Dylan Painter tied his career high with a season-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds as Delaware stretched its home win streak to seven games, edging past Elon 80-77 on Saturday.

Painter shot 11 for 12 from the line. He added three blocks.

Ryan Allen had 13 points for Delaware (14-6, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association). Kevin Anderson added 11 points. Ebby Asamoah had 10 points and six rebounds.

Anderson's two free throws with six seconds left gave Delaware a five-point lead.

Torrence Watson had 20 points for the Phoenix (5-15, 2-5). Michael Graham added 19 points and 11 rebounds. Darius Burford had 18 points.


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