The Central Connecticut State University men's basketball
dropped its sixth straight game, falling to Quinnipiac at home by a
score of 76-45. The Blue Devils fall to 4-12 overall and 1-4 in
Northeast Conference play. Junior Shemik Thompson led the Blue
Devils with 12 points, while senior Joe Seymore added 10 points,
five rebounds and three steals in the defeat.
Central shot just 29.2 percent from the field in the loss, hitting 14-of-48 shots, including 3-of-11 from three. They started the game making eight of their first 10 free-throws, but finished the game hitting only 14-of-24 from the line.
The Bobcats made 30-of-57 from the floor, and 7-of-11 from three, to improve to 10-6 on the season and 4-1 in the NEC. They outrebounded Central 38-31, including eight from Justin Rutty. Jeremy Baker and Deontay Twyman led the scoring for the Bobcats with 14 each.
Thompson's 12 led Central. Seymore had 10, including a pair of three-point baskets. He also added five rebounds. Sophomore Chris Baskerville had six points and a career-high eight rebounds in 20 minutes of action. Junior David Simmons added seven boards for Central in the loss.
Central returns to action on Saturday, hosting Sacred Heart beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Detrick Gym.
March 4, 2010 Men's Hoop Season Ends at Robert Morris with 71-63 Loss
February 25, 2010 Men's Hoops Tops Long Island 74-65 at Home
February 20, 2010 Men's Hoop Hangs On for 62-60 Victory at Wagner on Saturday Night
February 18, 2010 Blue Devils Drop Third Straight on the Road at Mount St. Mary's
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