Delaware Rumors & News

  • Notre Dame assistant coach Martin Ingelsby to take Delaware job

    Chicago Tribune "In a big way, Mike Brey was trying to push Martin Ingelsby out the door that March day before the Sweet 16. Brey, Notre Dame’s basketball coach, saw his wish granted Tuesday when, according to multiple reports, his former player and now-former assistant will take over the job Brey held for five..." May 24

  • Delaware transfer Kory Holden commits to Frank Martin, Gamecocks

    The State "South Carolina has landed an elite transfer, but will have to wait a season until he can play. Delaware guard Kory Holden, a 6-foot-2 second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection last year, committed to the Gamecocks on Tuesday. Holden, ranked No. 2 on ESPN’s Top-10 list of available..." April 26

  • Blue Hens fire basketball coach Monte Ross

    ESPN "The Delaware Blue Hens have parted ways with basketball coach Monte Ross, multiple sources told ESPN on Friday. Ross, 45, had a 132-184 overall record in his 10 seasons at Delaware. His job status was up in the air last offseason, but he wound up signing a three-year extension through the..." March 18

  • Delaware signs head coach Monté Ross to an extension

    College Basketball Talk "Monté Ross has reached an agreement on a multi-year contract extension with Delaware, sources told An official announcement is expected to be released this afternoon. Ross, who has been at Delaware for nine years, was in the final year of his contract this year despite coming..." March 26

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Ex-Delaware guard Jarvis Threatt turning pro

    CBS Sports "Former Delaware guard Jarvis Threatt has signed with an agent and won't be returning to college, he told on Friday. Threatt -- a distant cousin of former NBA guard Sedale Threatt -- had one year of eligibility remaining after being dismissed from the Blue Hens' program in June for..." July 29

  • Jarvis Threatt kicked off Delaware basketball team

    Delaware Online "The often spectacular but periodically interrupted University of Delaware basketball career of Jarvis Threatt has come to a premature end. Delaware announced Tuesday that Threatt has been dismissed from the basketball team prior to what would have been his senior season for more UD rules..." June 10

  • Payne has career-high 41 points in MSU's 93-78 win over Delaware

    Michigan Live "Adreian Payne grabbed the basketball with both hands and dunked it, hard. It was his 35th point of the night -- a new career high -- and it perfectly illustrated the physical domination that No. 4 seed Michigan State used to crush No. 13 seed Delaware 93-78 Thursday in the second round of the..." March 20

  • Delaware Touches Down in Spokane, Preps for Thursday vs. Michigan State "A 5 a.m. wakeup call followed by a five-hour cross country flight could do nothing to damper the excitement for the University of Delaware men’s basketball squad Tuesday. The Colonial Athletic Association champion Blue Hens have arrived at the Big Dance - the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament -..." March 19

  • Michigan State-Delaware game promises to be played at fast pace

    Detroit News "One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding the Michigan State basketball team is that it doesn’t like to play up-tempo. Plodding, 50-point Big Ten games are often cited as evidence, but that’s simply not Michigan State’s style. Coach Tom Izzo wants to run, and in Thursday’s second round of..." March 19

  • Delaware realistic about its weaknesses against bigger, stronger and deeper Michigan State

    Michigan Live "Delaware coach Monte Ross likes the concept of wearing the Cinderella slipper as much as any coach of a No. 13 seed in the NCAA tournament, and he's proud to have a Blue Hens team that features three players averaging more than 18 points. But Ross is a realist. He has real concerns about the..." March 19

  • Michigan State's defense improving at right time with Blue Hens flying its way

    Michigan Live "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was happy to see his team win the Big Ten tournament this past weekend, but accomplishing his other goal was even more important. The Spartans needed to play three games in Indianapolis for the simple reason of playing more games, improving as a unit, making..." March 19

  • Delaware 75, William & Mary 74

    ProSportsDaily "Carl Baptiste scored a career-high 24 points and hit the go-ahead shot with 12 seconds remaining as the Blue Hens edged the Tribe in the Colonial Athletic Association title game in Baltimore. Baptiste added eight rebounds while Jarvis Threatt had 18 points, seven boards and four assists for..." March 11

  • Delaware Rallies Past William & Mary to Win CAA Title, Advance to NCAA Tourney "The Blue Hens are headed back to the Big Dance! Delaware earned a return trip to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament for the first time since 1999 after the Blue Hens rallied past William & Mary for a heart-stopping 75-74 victory in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament title game..." March 11

  • Delaware's win reverses long CAA title trend

    City of Basketball Love "Take a look at the complete list of Colonial Athletic Association tournament winners, and a theme emerges. Old Dominion leads all programs with six CAA championships. Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth have five apiece, George Mason and UNC-Wilmington each have four, James Madison and Navy have..." March 11

  • Upshaw, Nesmith have strong nights, but not enough as Hofstra falls to Delaware

    Newsday "Zeke Upshaw has been around Hofstra only this one season, but he has seen enough to say, "We're so close to being where we want to be." That was never more true than Wednesday night, when the Pride was ever so close to beating the top team in the conference. Upshaw and fellow graduate student..." February 20

  • Delaware suspends Jarvis Threatt, Marvin King-Davis for one month

    CBS Sports "Delaware has been rolling since Devon Saddler returned from injury, jumping out to a 6-0 start in the CAA. And now the Blue Hens will deal with two more personnel losses. The school announced suspensions for all-conference guard Jarvis Threatt and starting forward Marvin King-Davis. The..." January 29

  • Hens’ Carl Baptiste does number on Huskies

    Boston Herald "Northeastern forward Scott Eatherton is a double-double machine, but Delaware senior forward Carl Baptiste notched his double down when it mattered. Baptiste combined 11 rebounds with a career-high 19 points for his second double-double of the season as the Blue Hens took away a 74-70 victory..." January 21

  • Blue Hens' mettle will be tested on road

    Delaware Online "Delaware’s Colonial Athletic Association title aspirations survived one challenge Wednesday, when the Blue Hens overcame a 13-point first-half deficit to down a strong William & Mary team 76-71 at home. Today at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena, the Hens (11-7 overall, 3-0 CAA) undergo another..." January 18