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MEAC Tournament - Recap - Delaware State Defeats Howard 73-61

Delaware State grabbed a 73-61 win over Howard on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Albert Thomas at Norfolk Scope Arena.

Bettors who backed Delaware State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks.

Delaware State got 14 points from Tahj Tate and another 13 points from Marques Oliver. Albert Thomas contributed 6 assists, while Marques Oliver cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Howard got 22 points from Calvin Thompson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Mike Phillips. Simuel Frazier contributed 6 assists for them, while Anton Dickerson had 9 rebounds.

Delaware State led at halftime, 32-20.

Delaware State had a 32-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.