May scores D1 season-high 48; Delaware St beats St. Francis

NEW YORK (AP) Amere May scored a NCAA Division I season-high 48 points to lead Delaware State past St. Francis 72-64 on Wednesday.

May's career-high was the second most single-game total in Delaware State history, trailing Tom Davis' 50 set on Feb. 1, 1989.

May was 16 of 25 from the field, including 6 of 10 from beyond the arc, and hit all 10 of his free throws.

Tyshawn Bell added 17 points for Delaware State (5-6).

Jalen Cannon scored 16 for St. Francis (3-7).

May hit three consecutive 3-pointers to give him 18 points at the 4:52 mark of the first half, as Delaware State held a 30-17 lead.

Delaware State was ahead 36-26 at halftime, led by May's 22 points - tying a career-high at the Division I level. May spent his freshman and sophomore seasons at Delaware State before playing his junior year at Division II St. Augustine's.

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