The Central Connecticut women's basketball team (4-10, 3-0 NEC) host Mount St. Mary's (3-11, 1-2 NEC) Monday night at 7:00 p.m. inside Detrick Gymnasium. The Blue Devils hold thetop spot in the conference and are on a three-game winning streak. The Mount is 0-8 during awaygames this season.
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Previously For Both Teams • Central took the Northeast Conference's Preseason Poll favorite, Sacred Heart, on Saturday on its home floor, 67-50, sealing the top spot in the league standings. Mount St. Mary's most recently suffered a, 78-62, loss at Bryant.
Series History (11-24) • The Mount holds a 13-game advantage in the series history, with Monday marking the 36th meeting between the two squads. Last season the Blue Devils fell in both matches with MSM, falling, 54-48, on the road, and, 59-55, inside Detrick Gym.
Last Timeout • The Central Connecticut women's basketball team out-rebounded the leagues preseason favorite, the Sacred Heart Pioneers, 46-31, in its third straight victory. The Blue Devilsled for 28:56 minutes of the game as they topped SHU, 67-50, on Saturday, Jan. 7 inside Detrick Gymnasium. Nine different players scored in the team's win.
Scouting the Mount • The Mountaineers are shooting a collective 40.9% from the floor, including 33.9% from behind the arc against NEC opponents. In league play, senior Alexis Carter, is tallying 13.0 points and 8.7 rebounds through the first three contests.
Up Next For CCSU • Central Connecticut will play at home again on Saturday, Jan. 14th against visiting Fairleigh Dickinson at 1:00 p.m. CCSU will then head to LIU Brooklyn on Monday, Jan. 16 to challenge the Blackbirds at 2:00 p.m.