Delaware State 77, Brooklyn 73
NEW YORK (AP) _ Victor Ford had 27 points as Delaware State beat Brooklyn College 77-73 Friday night, handing the Kingsmen their fourth straight defeat.
Manny Davis added 19 points for the Hornets (12-5), who won a school record eighth game on the road. Paul Newman followed with 14 points and Tom Davis with 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Brenton Birmingham had 20 points for the Kingsmen (7-12), who trailed at halftime 32-28. Rafael Solis followed with 14 and Troy Plott with 12.
Delaware State took command 23-9 in the opening 13 minutes as Newman led the way with seven points. Trailing 29-16, the Kingsmen went 12-3 in the final 5:07 as Jeff Sigler had three free throws.
Brooklyn closed within 42-40 on a jumper by Chip Entwistle. But then the Hornets ran off a 14-4 streak to go on top 56-44 withh 11:40 to go. Ford led the way with nine points, including a pair of three-point goals.