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Delaware was up by 34 points in the first half at Drexel, and led by 27 at halftime. Drexel just came back to win, Sophomore Ryan Daly totaled 22 points and a season-high 12 rebounds and Delaware put an emphatic end to a nine-game losing streak with a victory over Elon on Saturday night. Mike Morsell had 19 points and Brian Starr added 15 as Towson held Delaware to two points over the final four minutes to win on Thursday night.
Vasa Pusica had 27 points and Donnell Gresham Jr. Tyler Seibring scored 24 points, Dainan Swoope added 22 and Elon handed Delaware its sixth-straight loss on Saturday night. Justin Gorham notched his second double-double of the season with 21 points and 12 rebounds and Towson hit 6 of 6 free throws in the final seven seconds to turn back Delaware on Thursday night. Justin Wright-Foreman hit 6 of 8 from 3-point range and finished with 32 points, including 12 in the final eight-plus minutes, to help Hofstra beat Delaware on Saturday night.
Joe Chealey scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, and College of Charleston pulled away late to beat Delaware on Thursday night. Eli Pemberton scored 21 points, Desure Buie added 20 and Hofstra pulled away late in the first half and cruised to a victory over Delaware on Thursday night. Ryan Daly scored 19 points and the winning basket with 14 seconds to play and Delaware rallied from seven points down to beat James Madison on Saturday and win its third straight.
Eric Carter had 17 points and a season-high 13 rebounds to help Delaware beat Drexel on Thursday night.
The state later reinstituted parlay wagering. That federal ban has been fully removed now, and Delaware has expanded into single-game wagering. Delaware law permits sports betting, and became the first state outside of Nevada to book a legal, single-game wager.
Casinos are now taking wagers. As written, current laws limit gambling to those physically present in a licensed casino. State officials have indicated an appetite to consider expansion to online and retail wagering in the future. Delaware emerges as a contender to win the race to market, sprinting toward the gate alongside New Jersey.
The group determines that no further legislative work is needed for Delaware to move forward, clearing the way for a quick launch. Regulators expect the industry to roll out in June, barring any hiccups. On the last day of May, Gov. It wins that sprint to market on June 5. Although the DE Supreme Court had ruled the move was legal, federal courts disagreed. A US Circuit Court provided the final ruling against the state, shutting down its proposed expansion.
Had the court taken the case, we might be talking about Markell vs. NCAA rather than Murphy vs. The Week In Sports Betting: