The Central Connecticut men's basketball team opens the 2018-19 season at Hartford on Tuesday night. The 7:00 p.m. tipoff between the local rivals will be streamed live on ESPN3. The Blue Devils and Hawks are opening the season against each other for the fourth straight season.
The Hawks won last year's matchup in overtime, 85-84, at Chase Arena. This will be the third meeting of a five-year agreement. Next season's meeting will return to Detrick Gymnasium, before the series concludes at Hartford in the final meeting of the deal.
GAMEDAY INFORMATION | Chase Arena (West Hartford, CT)
SERIES HISTORY • CCSU leads, 29-18 | First Meeting: CCSU, 82-70 (Dec. 13, 1958) | Last Meeting: Hartford, 85-84 (OT) (Nov. 10, 2017) | Last CCSU Win: 75-60 (Nov. 11, 2016) | Last Hartford Win: 85-84 (OT) (Nov. 10, 2017)
UP NEXT • Following Tuesday's game, Central travels to Georgetown on Saturday as part of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic Tournament.