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Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio attempts a layup against (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio attempts a layup against Delaware guard Lauren Carra. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Delaware 89, Hofstra 79

Behind Elena Delle Donne's season-high 42 points, the No. 10 Blue Hens outlasted Hofstra's early energy, found their second-half rhythm and defeated the Pride, 89-79, at the Mack Sports Complex. Delle Donne also had 14 rebounds and six blocks, but who's counting?

Delaware forward Elena Delle Donne is guarded by
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Delaware forward Elena Delle Donne is guarded by Hofstra guard Candace Bond. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra center Marie Malone boxes out Delaware forward
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Hofstra center Marie Malone boxes out Delaware forward Danielle Parker. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra forward Shante Evans shoots against the Delaware
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Hofstra forward Shante Evans shoots against the Delaware defense. (Feb. 16, 2012)

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Hofstra guard Nicole Capurso goes after the ball
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Hofstra guard Nicole Capurso goes after the ball against Delaware. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra guard Katelyn Loper drives past Delaware guard
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Hofstra guard Katelyn Loper drives past Delaware guard Lauren Carra. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio drives to the basket
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Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio drives to the basket against Delaware. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio attempts a layup against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio attempts a layup against Delaware guard Lauren Carra. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra forward Shante Evans drives past Delaware guard
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Hofstra forward Shante Evans drives past Delaware guard Kelsey Buchanane. (Feb. 16, 2012)

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Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio shoots a foul shot
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Hofstra guard Candice Bellocchio shoots a foul shot against Delaware. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Hofstra guard Candace Bond drives around Delaware forward
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Hofstra guard Candace Bond drives around Delaware forward Elena Delle Donne. (Feb. 16, 2012)

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