The Central Connecticut men's basketball team closes out the regular season at Bryant on Saturday afternoon in a 1:00 p.m. tipoff. The Blue Devils are coming off a 62-53 win over St. Francis Brooklyn on Thursday night.
Thursday marked the final home game for CCSU's three seniors: Khalen Cumberlander, Tidell Pierre and Tafari Whittingham. Cumberlander has had a career-year as a senior averaging a career-high 13.3 ppg and scored a career-high 26 at Mount on Jan. 7. Pierre averages 8.1 ppg and 6.9 rpg with three double-doubles. He had a career-best 19 boards at Duquesne. Last year he had 2.1 ppg and 2.5 rpg. Whittingham ranks third on the team in rebounding and scored a career-high 15 points at Binghamton. He has played in 21 games and averages 18.9 mpg.
Bryant had a three-game win streak snapped on Thursday in a 69-66 loss at Wagner. The Bulldogs are currently locked in a three-way tie for sixth-place in the NEC standings.
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• Freshman Tyson Batiste averaged 10.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 3.0 apg and 1.5 spg last week. He had a career-high 17 points (5-8 3fg) vs. Saint Francis U. and gave out a career-high five assists vs. Robert Morris.
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