The Central Connecticut State University men's basketball fell
to 4-7 overall on the season with a 70-53 defeat to Holy Cross on
Saturday afternoon. The game was played at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
Central was led by Junior David Simmons who had his
third double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds.
The Blue Devils return to action on Monday night playing on the
road at Colgate.
Central shot justy 29.3 percent (17-of-58) from the field in the game and hit only two of 17 from three. They were outrebounded 42-33 on the night.
The Blue Devils did turn the ball over just seven times in the game, and have had just 13 in the last two games. They had 10 assists, including two by three different players.
Simmons led the way with his 13 points and 11 boards, his third double-double of the season. He was 5-of-10 from the field and 3-of-4 from the free-throw line. Classmate Shemik Thompson had 11 points, five rebounds, two assists and three steals for the Blue Devils in the loss.
Sophomore Vince Rosario had 10 points, including two three-pointers. No other player on the roster made a three in the game.
Holy Cross was led by Devin Brown who had a game-high 19 points. R.J. Evans had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Holy Cross, who improved to 3-11 on the season with the victory.
The Blue Devils return to action on Monday night at Colgate beginning at 7 p.m. They will play on the road three times next week, including at Monmouth on Thursday night and at Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday night.
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February 11, 2010 Men's Hoop Four-Game Win Streak Snapped vs. Robert Morris
February 6, 2010 Junior Shemik Thompson Leads Blue Devils to Fourth Straight Victory
January 28, 2010 Blue Devils Top Monmouth 66-44 on Thursday Night at Home
January 24, 2010 Men's Basketball Falls on the Road at Quinnipiac on Sunday Afternoon
January 21, 2010 Men's Basketball Falls on the Road at Sacred Heart on Thursday Night
January 14, 2010 Blue Devils Drop Sixth Straight Game, Fall to Quinnipiac at Home
January 7, 2010 Central Men Drop Third Straight at Monmouth on Thursday Night
December 12, 2009 Blue Devils Win in Overtime Against Albany in Home Opener
December 5, 2009 Men's Basketball Drops 69-65 Decision at LIU
December 3, 2009 Simmons' Double-Double Leads Central Past St. Francis (NY) 63-50
November 29, 2009 Men's Basketball Falls 67-53 at The Citadel on Sunday Night
November 13, 2009 Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Open Season Tonight