WASHINGTON -- Albert Thomas scored 14 points to lead Delaware State to a 56-53 victory over Howard University to sweep the season series in the regular-season finale for both Saturday.
Tahj Tate added 13 points for the Hornets (13-15, 8-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who snapped a two-game skid. Delaware State defeated Howard 63-46 on Jan. 23.
The Hornets won the game at the foul line, hitting 24 of 30 while Howard made 11 of 20.
Howard led 21-9 on Calvin Johnson's free throw with 8:02 left in the first half, but Delaware State closed to 27-22 at halftime.
Howard led 46-45 at 2:46, but Delaware State pulled ahead 47-46 on Tate's two free throws with 2:23 left and held on to win.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|