Posted: Feb 15, 2019
Central Connecticut wraps up a four-game road swing on Saturday with a trip to St. Francis Brooklyn. The 4:00 p.m. contest will be available on NEC Front Row. The Blue Devils are tied for 7th in the NEC and will be looking to bounce back after dropping Thursday's game at Wagner, while the Terriers are tied for 4th following a win over LIU Brooklyn to sweep the season series. CCSU took the first meeting, 78-72, on Jan. 31 in New Britain.
Thursday's game will be stream live on NEC Front Row. Joe Vasile will have play-by-play calling the game's action.
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SERIES HISTORY • St. Francis Brooklyn leads the all-time series, 28-25...The Blue Devils have won the last two meetings, including a 78-72 win on Jan. 31 in New Britain...CCSU last won in Brooklyn on Feb. 18, 2014 (73-71).
WITH A CCSU WIN TODAY... • Central Connecticut would improve to 12-15 overall, 6-8 in the NEC, 6-10 on the road...Central would gain a game on St. Francis Brooklyn in the league standings...CCSU would win its 3rd straight vs. the Terriers and first in Brooklyn since Feb. 18, 2014.
NOTES FROM THE WAGNER GAME • The Blue Devils fell at Wagner, 63-57, on Thursday...CCSU tied the score 49-49 with 5:40 to play, but went just 1-for-5 from the field down the stretch...Tyler Kohl scored a team-high 18 points with 5 rebounds and 2 assists...Jamir Coleman scored 10 of his 17 points in the first half and grabbed a team-high 7 rebounds...Joe Hugley added 10 points off the bench, the 16th time he has scored double-digits as a reserve this season...CCSU was limited to a just 30.2 percent shooting, a season-low in NEC play...The Blue Devils went 20-of-26 (.769) at the foul line - the 7th straight game they have shot better than 71 percent as a team at the foul stripe.
UP NEXT • The Blue Devils return home to host Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 21) and Sacred Heart (Feb. 23)...CCSU will play three of its final four regular-season games at home.