Howard squares off against Delaware State in the quarterfinals of the MEAC Tournament at Norfolk Scope Arena on Tuesday. It gets started at 9 p.m. EST. The Bison lost to the Hornets 56-53 on Mar. 2 and are 3-4 against them over the last four years.
In their last outing, despite 16 points and six rebounds from Mike Phillips, the Bison fell to Delaware State 56-53 on Mar. 2. He leads the team in points with 11.8 per game and rebounds with 6.9 per game. For the Hornets, Marques Oliver put up 13 points and seven rebounds in the 62-60 loss to South Carolina State on Mar. 7. He leads the team in rebounds with 6.8 per game and steals with 1.8 per game.
Delaware State has an edge in a single key statistical category, scoring, where the Hornets have the upper hand over the Bison, 59.4 points per game to 51.8 points per game.
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Howard has come back to win after being down at half against Delaware State three times since 1998.