NEWARK, Del. -- Justyn Mutts had 24 points plus 15 rebounds and Delaware won a program record ninth straight game to start the season, beating Columbia 84-76 on Monday night.
Delaware's eight consecutive wins entering the night tied for the best start in program history with the 1998-99 team. Monday night's win tied for the fifth longest win streak in program history.
Offensively, the Blue Hens have scored at least 75 points in six straight games. The 2013-14 team topped 75 points in five straight contests between Jan. 1-15, 2014.
Delaware faces George Washington on the road on Saturday. Columbia plays Bryant on the road on Friday.
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