The Central Connecticut men's basketball team will face two of the hottest teams in the Northeast Conference this week. CCSU opened the weekend with a 60-49 loss at LIU Brooklyn. The Blue Devils return home to host Fairleigh Dickinson, the defending NEC champion, on Saturday.
Central will be looking to pick up its first win since the calendar turned to 2017. The Blue Devils fell, 77-68, to Mount St. Mary's in their last home game on Saturday, Jan. 7.
The Blackbirds have won four in a row after downing CCSU. They won a pair of games over Saint Francis U. and Robert Morris on the road last weekend. FDU, dropped its first NEC game Thursday, falling 77-70 at Mount St. Mary's. FDU had won its first four games of conference play to stake its share atop the standings.
Tickets can be purchased at CCSUTickets.com or at the box office upon entry to Kaiser Hall and Detrick Gymnasium. 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. LIU Brooklyn:
• Junior Mustafa Jones scored a career-high 23 points against Sacred Heart. He ranks second on the team in conference play, scoring 13.3 points per game.
LIU Brooklyn Notes:
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