Cal State Bakersfield beats Delaware 70-52

BY foxsports • November 23, 2014

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Aly Ahmed scored 19 points and blocked four shots, making his presence felt underneath as Cal State Bakersfield extended Delaware's West Coast road woes 70-52 Sunday night.

Ahmed, a 6-foot-9 junior from Egypt, added nine rebounds and was joined in double figures by Cortez Conners with 14 points. The Roadrunners (1-4) out-rebounded Delaware (0-3) 45-27 - including 31 defensive boards - as Delaware made only 12 baskets.

The Blue Hens are starting 0-3 for the first time since 2007. This season's top scorer Cazmon Hayes had 12 points but was 0-for-1 after halftime.

The Roadrunners, up 34-28 at halftime, opened on an 8-0 run after the break as Delaware went scoreless for 5:31, missing its first nine shots.

Delaware's Devonne Pinkard notched his first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Kory Holden added 10 points

Delaware lost to Cal Poly Friday and concludes its California visit at Stanford Tuesday.

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