Central Connecticut freshman guard Matt Mobley has won his second straight Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week award on Monday. Mobley and the Blue Devils went 1-1 in league play last week, including a come-from-behind victory on the road at league-leader Robert Morris.
For the week Mobley averaged 13.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals while played 68 of a possible 80 minutes for CCSU. In the first game of the week he scored 12 points and his a pair of threes, while grabbing five rebounds, in a loss at St. Francis U.
On Saturday, Mobley saved his best for last, scoring 10 of his 12 points in the final 6:30 minutes, including the game-winning free-throws with 2.2 seconds left as Central capped the big comeback for its second league win of the season. Mobley added a steal on the final play of the game to seal the win. Down 13 with 3:43 left, Mobley grabbed an offensive rebound and hit a three to make it a 10 point game. On the next possession he hit another three to make it seven. Down one with 2.2 seconds left Mobley calmly drained two free-throws to give CCSU the road victory.