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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne blocks the layup attempt of Hofstra Pride guard/forward Annie Payton in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Delaware 79, Hofstra 50

The Hofstra women's basketball team fell to Delaware and star player Elena Delle Donne, 79-50, Thursday at the Mack Sports Complex.

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne drives against Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne drives against Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne sets up a jumper from three point range in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne blocks the layup attempt of Hofstra Pride guard/forward Annie Payton in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne controls the ball in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne shoots the three-pointer over Hofstra Pride guard Andreana Thomas in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond drives into the
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Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond drives into the paint as Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard Jaquetta May defends in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond drive into the
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Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond drive into the paint against Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne
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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne drives between Hofstra Pride forward Anma Onyeuku and Hofstra Pride guard Sydni Epps in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride forward Anma Onyeuku shoots for two
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Hofstra Pride forward Anma Onyeuku shoots for two in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond goes up for
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Hofstra Pride guard/forward Candace Bond goes up for the layup against Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride forward Shante Evans is fouled while
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Hofstra Pride forward Shante Evans is fouled while going up for the layup by Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard Jaquetta May in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride guard Sydni Eppspulls up on a
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Hofstra Pride guard Sydni Eppspulls up on a drive against Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard/forward Elena Delle Donne in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

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Hofstra Pride guard Andreana Thomas beats Delaware Fightin'
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Hofstra Pride guard Andreana Thomas beats Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens guard Akeema Richards on a runner in the lane in the first half. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Hofstra Pride forward Anma Onyeuku goes up for
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Hofstra Pride forward Anma Onyeuku goes up for the layup off a feed in the first half on Feb. 28, 2013.

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