COL BKB: St. Joseph's 75, Delaware 54

Dec. 30, 2003 at 10:32 PM

NEWARK, Del., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Jameer Nelson scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half Tuesday as No. 10 Saint Joseph's remained unbeaten with a 75-54 victory over Delaware.

Nelson struggled in the first half as he missed eight of his 10 shots. But the 5-11 senior came alive after intermission.

Nelson and Delonte West each scored seven points in a 19-5 surge to start the second half, turning a close game into a 48-30 lead for the Hawks with under 16 minutes to play.

West added 18 points and Dwayne Jones had 14 and 11 rebounds for the Hawks (10-0), who matched the 1964-65 team for the best start in school history.

Raphael Madera scored 16 points to lead the Blue Hens (6-3).

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