NEWARK, Del. (AP)Jameer Nelson Jr. had 27 points in Delaware’s 77-69 win against Delaware State on Wednesday night.

Nelson also contributed seven rebounds and three steals for the Blue Hens (5-4). L.J. Owens added 21 points while shooting 8 for 12, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc, and he also had five rebounds. Christian Ray recorded 11 points and finished 4 of 7 from the field.

Corey Perkins finished with 18 points for the Hornets (1-8). Delaware State also got 12 points from Brandon Stone. Cameron Stitt also had 11 points. The Hornets extended their losing streak to seven straight.

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