NEWARK, Del. -- Devon Saddler scored 24 points and Jarvis Threatt posted his second straight double-double to help Delaware rally then hold off Old Dominion 75-73 Monday night in Colonial Athletic Association play.
Saddler, who has scored in double figures in 30 straight games dating back to last season, was 7-of-14 shooting.
Threatt, who had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday, tallied 10 points and a career-high 13 boards for the Blue Hens (13-12, 8-4), who trailed the last place Monarchs by as many as 10 in the second half before rallying to tie the game at 63 with 5:05 showing.
Old Dominion's DeShawn Painter broke the tie with a 3-pointer but the Monarchs (3-22, 1-12) missed their next five shots as Delaware pulled ahead for the win.
Painter paced Old Dominion with 22 points and 12 rebounds -- seven offensive -- but the Monarchs made just 10 of 15 free throws.
Former Michigan point guard Spike Albrecht will play for Purdue as a graduate transfer next season.
Only six major-conference teams have failed to win an NCAA tournament game since the turn of the century. When will each program snap the streak?
Bruce Weber's Kansas State team earned a share of the Big 12 title three years ago, but a lot has changed since then and the pressure is on.
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