• Yesterday
    Edward Waters vs
    65
    Cornerstone University
    90
    Marietta Rappaport Family Classic
  • Yesterday
    Xavier at
    (OT) 92
    William Carey
    82
  • Tuesday, Dec 16
    Dillard at
    84
    Louisiana State University Shreveport
    92
  • Tuesday, Dec 16
    Mobile at
    56
    SUNO
    63
  • Monday, Dec 15
    Spring Hill at
    50
    Tougaloo
    69
  • Monday, Dec 15
    Faulkner at
    63
    Xavier
    72
  • Saturday, Dec 13
    Xavier at
    52
    Mobile
    51
  • Saturday, Dec 13
    John Brown University at
    73
    Philander Smith
    96
  • Saturday, Dec 13
    Belhaven at
    95
    Tougaloo
    90
  • Friday, Dec 12
    Talladega at
    76
    Faulkner
    62
  • Monday, Dec 8
    Life University at
    74
    Talladega
    77
  • Monday, Dec 8
    SUNO at
    66
    Loyola
    87
  • Saturday, Dec 6
    SUNO at
    55
    Faulkner
    63
  • Saturday, Dec 6
    College of Coastal Georgia at
    50
    Edward Waters
    71
  • Friday, Dec 5
    Concordia College Selma at
    58
    Talladega
    72
  • Friday, Dec 5
    Morris College vs
    69
    Voorhees
    87
  • Friday, Dec 5
    Dillard at
    55
    Southern University - Baton Rouge
    68
  • Friday, Dec 5
    Florida Memorial College at
    64
    Edward Waters
    68
  • Thursday, Dec 4
    Tougaloo at
    70
    Blue Mountain College
    75
  • Wednesday, Dec 3
    Xavier at
    46
    Loyola
    59
Men's Basketball
Men's Basketball - Mon, Jan. 16, 2012

(New Orleans) Dillard won their first game of the season and Head Coach Bernard Griffith got his first victory as coach as the Bleu Devils upset Edward Waters College 64-62 before a packed and rowdy crowd on MLK Day on the Battlefield in Dent Hall. 

The victory was sweet for the Bleu Devils, who had suffered several heartbreaking losses prior to defeating Edward Waters. 

The Bleu Devils were able to put two halves of perfect, mistake-free basketball together to secure the victory. Edward Waters did everything they could to shake the pesky Bleu Devils, but were unable to. 

Dillard trailed for majority of the first half, fighting to stay close to the Tigers. Trailing midway through the first half, Dillard went on an impressive 12-4 run to trail by only one point at halftime at 29-28. The Bleu Devils shot 47% from the field in the first half, while connecting on all of their free throw attempts.

In the second half, Edward Waters took control of the game early on, leading the Bleu Devils 42-34. Again, the scrappy and resilient Bleu Devils closed to Tigers lead down to three at 44-41 with a little over five minutes remaining in the game. Dillard continue to fight and claw their way through the game and with seven minutes remaining, a three point play by Lance Theard gave Bleu Devils their first lead of the game at 50-49. Dillard continued to make timely baskets down the stretch, showing excellent poise and patience. A jumper by Devonte Fernandez gave Dillard a 61-56 lead, their largest of the game and sent the gymnasium in a frenzy. The Bleu Devils connected on their free throws down the stretch and held on for the upset victory. Students stormed the court when the final buzzer sounded. 

Terry Church led the Bleu Devils with 12 points and 4 rebounds. Myron McGowan contributed l1 points. Lorenzo Mitchell came off the bench late and made critical plays down the stretch to help the Bleu Devils to victory. Mitchell finished with 7 points.

going as they will take Talladega College on Monday, January 23rd on the Battlefield in Dent Hall. Tipoff is set for 7:30p.m.