The Central Connecticut men's basketball team returns to action on Thursday night when Bryant comes to Detrick Gymnasium for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff. The Blue Devils will be playing the third of four straight home games. Tickets can be purchased at CCSUTickets.com or at the box office upon entry. Admission for all CCSU students, faculty and staff is free of charge with a valid Blue Chip card.
Bruce Biel (play-by-play) and Marc Robbins (analyst) will call the action on News Radio 1410/ESPN Radio 1300. All of the action can also be seen live, for free, on NECFrontRow.com.
Series Notes: • Bryant leads, 14-13
• First Meeting: 1973-74 (CCSU, 89-87)
• Last Meeting: Jan. 2, 2016 (Bryant, 88-72)
• Last CCSU Win: Jan. 19, 2012 (69-51)
Scouting Bryant • Marcel Pettway scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Bryant, but the Bulldogs fell to Robert Morris, 65-54, on Saturday. The Colonials built a 10-point advantage in the first half and led the rest of the way. Hunter Ware added 15 points on five three-pointers for Bryant. The Bulldogs opened NEC play with a 4-1 record, but dropped three straight at home. Ware is the team's leading scorer at 13.8 points per game, while Pettway adds 11.2 points and 7.1 rebounds. Dan Garvin grabs a team-best 7.9 rebounds per game. Bryant averages a league-best 15.75 assists per game in conference games.
Next Up • Central Connecticut hosts St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday, Jan. 30, for a 3:30 p.m. contest in the last of four straight home games for the Blue Devils.