Larkin's career-high 40 points send Delaware State by Cairn
DOVER, Del. (AP) Senior Kevin Larkin scored a career 40 points and Delaware State beat Division III-member Cairn University 102-66 on Monday night to end its three-game losing streak.
Larkin shot 17 of 26 from the floor, grabbed 11 rebounds - six on the offensive end - had six assists and four steals. Larkin's previous high was 25 points as a true freshman when he played at Division II Cheyney.
The Highlanders kept it close for the first 7 1/2 minutes when Josh Decker made a 3-pointer to pull his team within 19-18. The Hornets responded with a 15-0 run in which six-different players scored in a six-minute span. Delaware State (2-7) led 47-32 at halftime and Larkin's 3-pointer with 9:45 remaining made it 79-59.
Ameer Bennett added 15 points for the Hornets and Jonathan Mitchell scored 14 with eight rebounds.
Jesse Rivera led Cairn with 13 points. The Highlanders turned it over 24 times.
Updated December 3, 2018