Double-duty Bryant rescues Delaware in 2OT win over Columbia
Stefanini buried a 3 with 36 seconds left to tie the score at 79 at the end of the first overtime. Eric Carter missed a jump shot with four seconds left to force the second overtime.
Near the end of regulation, after Carter made a pair of free throws for a 70-65 Blue Hens lead with 57 seconds left, Smith responded with a layup and a 3-pointer in a 30-second span to tie it. Delaware’s Ithiel Horton missed a jump shot with four seconds left.
For Delaware (7-2), Carter scored 21 points with 15 rebounds and Horton and Matt Veretto each scored 20.
Smith led Columbia with 31 points, Quinton Adlesh finished with 19 and Stefanini scored 14.