Central Connecticut faces in-state rival Sacred Heart on Saturday in a Northeast Conference men's basketball contest. The important Northeast Conference contest is set to tip off at 3:30 p.m. following the CCSU-SHU women's contest.
Central is coming off a 79-62 loss at Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday. The Blue Devils will be wrapping up a stretch of three straight road games with the trip to Sacred Heart. CCSU is currently two games out of the final NEC tournament spot, but have a game against each of the three teams its chasing for the final spot.
Sacred Heart downed St. Francis Brooklyn, 80-65, on Thursday to pick up its third straight win. The Pioneers won a pair of games last week, defeating Bryant, 73-70, in overtime and holding off Fairleigh Dickinson, 74-70.
Tickets for CCSU home games 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 Northeast Conference games are available to watch online, for free, at NECFrontRow.com.
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Talent: Bruce Biel (Play-by-Play), Marc Robbins (Analyst)
Twitter: @KizerBlueDevil (in-game updates)
• Senior Khalen Cumberlander averaged 14.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg and 2.5 apg last week. He had a team-high 14 points at Mount St. Mary's and is now 31st all-time at CCSU with 1,052 career points.
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