The Central Connecticut men's basketball team returns home on Thursday, Jan. 5, to host intra-state foe Sacred Heart in a Northeast Conference game at 7:00 p.m. CCSU will be playing its first home game since Dec. 3 after playing seven straight games on the road. The Blue Devils will also host Mount St. Mary's on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 3:30 p.m. as part of a doubleheader with the CCSU women's basketball team.
CCSU will be in search of its first NEC win of the season on Thursday against Sacred Heart. The Blue Devils are coming off an 86-77 loss in overtime at St. Francis Brooklyn on New Year's Eve day. The Pioneers are also 0-2 in conference play, having fallen to Robert Morris and Saint Francis U. at home in the league's opening weekend. Mount St. Mary's won it's first two league games, with a victory at LIU Brooklyn and a win at home over Wagner.
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.
All NEC games home and away are available to stream, for free, at NECFrontRow.com.
Radio: (News Radio 1410 | iHeartRadio Mobile App)
Talent: Bruce Biel (Play-by-Play), Marc Robbins (Analyst)
Twitter: @KizerBlueDevil (in-game updates)
Series Notes vs. Sacred Heart:
• CCSU collected a season-high 51 rebounds at SFBK, including 23 offensive caroms. It was CCSU's highest rebounding total since collectiving 51 against Brown on Dec. 2, 2015.
Sacred Heart Notes: