Georgia Whips Delaware State

Billy Humphrey
Billy Humphrey

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Billy Humphrey scored 18 points on six 3-point baskets to lead Georgia to a 58-to-47 win over Delaware State tonight in Athens.

Freshman Troy Brewer hit four 3-pointers to add 12 points for Georgia (4-1). Roy Bright led Delaware State (2-4) with 12 points, but hit just four of 16 shots, including just two of 11 from beyond the 3-point line.

Trevor Welcher and Marcus Neal scored 10 apiece for the Hornets.

Sundiata Gaines finished with four rebounds, which gives him 503 for his career. He joins Shandon Anderson as he only other player in Georgia basketball history to amass 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 300 assists in his career.

Freshmen Jeremy Jacob, Zac Swansey and Brewer accounted for the first dozen of Georgia's points during a 14-3 run in the middle of the first half that pushed the Bulldogs' lead to 26-11, capped by a steal and layup by Gaines with 5:42 to play in the half. Humphrey hit three treys in the first 90 seconds of the second half as Georgia took a 42-21 lead.