2011-12 Men's Basketball News

July 31, 2012
Men's Hoop Releases Non-Conference Slate
Blue Devils will play at Syracuse and Indiana

April 14, 2012
Horton's Club Wins Portsmouth Invitational Championship
Roger Brown's goes 3-0 to win PIT title

April 13, 2012
Horton Has Solid Outing at Portsmouth
CCSU's all-time leading scorer will play again on Friday night

April 6, 2012
Horton to Attend Portsmouth Invitational
6-6 Forward is CCSU's All-Time Leading Scorer

March 1, 2012
Devils Fall in NEC Tourney at Wagner
Horton leads the offense with 25 points and nine rebounds

February 28, 2012
Horton and Vinales Earn Postseason NEC Honors
Vinales becomes second Blue Devil to win Rookie of the Year Award

February 27, 2012
Horton, Vinales Earn NEC Weekly Honors
Freshman honored for a league-record eighth time this season

February 25, 2012
Blue Devils Win Over Wagner; Teams Will Play Again on Thursday
Blue Devils win in front of the largest home crowd of the season

February 23, 2012
Horton's Career Night Leads Blue Devils to Home Win
Scores career-high 39 points and grabs 13 rebounds

February 20, 2012
Vinales Earns Seventh Rookie Honor
Scored 32 points in loss at Robert Morris on Saturday night

February 18, 2012
Vinales Goes for 32 in Loss at Robert Morris
Freshman scores 29 in the second half as Blue Devils drop to 8-8 in league play

February 16, 2012
Men Snap Slide With 65-60 Win at St. Francis (PA)
Ptacek's 22 points leads all scorers in CCSU road win

February 12, 2012
Men's Hoop Falls at Home, 67-59, to Quinnipiac
Freshman Kyle Vinales scores 27 as Blue Devils fall to 7-7 in league play

February 8, 2012
Men's Hoops Drops Third Straight
Central and Quinnipiac will play again in just four days

February 4, 2012
Men Slip to 7-5 in NEC Play with Loss at LIU
Senior Ken Horton posted his 10th double-double of the season in the defeat

February 2, 2012
Blue Devils Fall at SFNY on Thursday
Ptacek leads the Blue Devils with his 25th career 20-point game

January 28, 2012
Men Top FDU 69-62 on Saturday
Senior Robby Ptacek scores 21 and has five rebounds in home victory

January 26, 2012
Men Fall in OT at Home vs. Monmouth
Horton posts ninth double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 boards

January 21, 2012
Central Falls 62-61 at Sacred Heart
Horton puts up 25 points and 14 rebounds in loss

January 19, 2012
Blue Devils Move to 7-1 at Home
CCSU bench puts up 22 points in home victory over Bryant

January 14, 2012
Men Suffer First Conference Loss
Horton becomes school's all-time scoring leader

January 12, 2012
Blue Devils 5-0 in NEC After Road Win at Mount
Horton tied for second all-time in CCSU history with 1,731 points

January 9, 2012
Vinales Wins Sixth NEC Rookie Honor
Freshman averaged 22.5 points in a 2-0 week for the Blue Devils

January 7, 2012
Men Now 4-0 in NEC, Top RMU by 15
Senior Robby Ptacek had 24 points as the Blue Devils moved to 6-1 at home this season

January 5, 2012
Men's Hoop 3-0 in NEC Play After Home Win
Blue Devils 3-0 in league play for the first time since 1999-00

January 5, 2012
Men Look to Move to 3-0 in League Play
Blue Devils host St. Francis (PA), Are 4-1 at Home This Season

January 3, 2012
CCSU and CPTV Sports Announce TV Deal
Blue Devils will appear on CPTV Sports a minimum of seven times in January and February

December 30, 2011
Men Drop Fifth Straight, Lose at UMass
Blue Devils played their final non-conference game of the season on Friday night

December 30, 2011
Men Back in Action at UMass
Blue Devils looking to stop four-game slide Friday night

December 22, 2011
Blue Devils Lose at Home for First Time
Freshman Kyle Vinales leads the way with 16 points

December 22, 2011
MBB Hosts LaSalle at 7 p.m.
Blue Devils look to remain unbeaten at home this season

December 19, 2011
Vinales Named Rookie of the Week
Rookie guard wins the award for the fifth time this season

December 17, 2011
Wildcats Hold Off CCSU, 70-64
Freshman Kyle Vinales leads the Blue Devils on offense against NU

December 17, 2011
Blue Devils Take On Northwestern
Horton is the nation's third leading scorer at 23.3 ppg

December 12, 2011
Vinales Makes it Four Out of Five
Freshman honored by league office for the fourth time in five weeks

December 10, 2011
Blue Devils Fall 90-80 at Brown
Senior Ken Horton scores 30 and adds season-high 15 rebounds

December 7, 2011
Men Play Tough in Loss at Michigan State
Five-game winning streak stopped for CCSU in loss at Big-10 Michigan State

December 5, 2011
Horton Named Player of the Week
Senior averaged 31.0 points in a pair of NEC victories last week

December 3, 2011
Men Win Overtime Thriller Over SHU
Horton and Ptacek each score 30 in fourth straight home win

December 1, 2011
Central Opens Big at Bryant
Blue Devils win fourth straight, hammer Bryant on Thursday night

December 1, 2011
Men Open NEC Play at Bryant on TV Tonight
CCSU and Bryant open NEC play tonight on MSG+ and Cox Sports

November 28, 2011
Ptacek, Vinales Earn NEC Honors
Freshman guard earns third NEC Rookie of the Week honor

November 26, 2011
Blue Devils Fly Past Hawks, 92-58
Three players score 20 or more for CCSU in its third straight win

November 25, 2011
Blue Devils and Hawks at Detrick Gym
Fir the first time in almost 20 years, Central and Hartford will play in Detrick Gym

November 22, 2011
Two Straight for Men's Basketball
Vinales, Horton and Ptacek combine for 71 points

November 21, 2011
Vinales Earns Second NEC Rookie Honor
Freshman scored 39 points in a road loss at Niagara last week

November 19, 2011
Ptacek Shoots CCSU to Home Win
Senior scores career-high 31 in 67-51 home victory over Army

November 17, 2011
Men's Game at UMass Moved to Dec. 30
CCSU and the Minutemen will tip-off at 7 p.m. on Dec. 30

November 14, 2011
Niagara Falls and a Rookie of the Week
Freshman Kyle Vinales honored for his performance in season opener

November 14, 2011
Blue Devils Drop Overtime Thriller
Freshman Kyle Vinales sets a freshman record with 39 points

November 11, 2011
Men's Hoop Drops Opener
Vinales scores 24 in CCSU debut on Friday night

November 2, 2011
CCSU Third, Horton Named All-Conference
Reigning NEC Player of the Year Ken Horton named to preseason All-Conference squad

October 31, 2011
CT6 Breakfast Postponed to Nov. 8
Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 a.m. at the Hartford Marriott

October 17, 2011
Men's Hoop Begins Practice
Blue Devils open the season on Nov. 11 vs. Yale at the Connecticut 6 Classic

October 12, 2011
Speech Captures 16th Blue Devil Run
Men's basketball opens practice on Friday

October 4, 2011
Hoops Season Tickets Now On Sale
Men's and Women's Basketball Season Three Weeks Away

October 3, 2011
2011-12 Basketball Tip-Off Dinner
Blue Devil basketball coaches Beryl Piper and Howie Dickenman officially tip-off the season

September 13, 2011
Men's Hoop Releases 2011-12 Schedule
Blue Devils open play at Connecticut 6 Classic and Hartford returns to the schedule

August 29, 2011
Horton Among Nation's Most Valuable
Senior men's basketball captain Ken Horton was highlighted in an article on SI.com by Luke Winn as one of the most valuable players in the country.

July 5, 2011
Ken Horton Named Captain of 2011-12 Men's Basketball Team
Head men's basketball coach Howie Dickenman has announced that defending Northeast Conference Player of the Year Ken Horton has been named the captain of the 2011-12 men's basketball team.