Recap: Gardner-Webb vs. Delaware State
Boiling Springs, NC (Sports Network) - Donte Richards hit two free-throws with 10 seconds left in regulation to give the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs a 57-56 win over the Delaware State Hornets in a BracketBuster game at Paul Porter Arena.
Tashan Newsome scored 13 points for Gardner Webb (12-17), which had lost five of its last six games. Stefon Johnson added 12 points, Donta Harper 11, and Mike Bryon 10. Bryon also contributed 12 rebounds.
Marques Oliver scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Delaware State (12-12), which had an eight-game winning streak snapped. Casey Walker added 12 points and Tyshawn Bell chipped in 11.
Gardner-Webb led 31-24 at halftime after going 12-of-27 from the floor in the first half.
The Runnin' Bulldogs trailed 56-49 with 2:50 left in regulation but scored the last eight points of the game. Bell missed a final shot for the Hornets with four seconds left.
Tahj Tate, Delaware State's leading scorer, finished with just six points.Game Notes