Blue Devils Face In-State Opponent Yale on Thursday

Blue Devils Face In-State Opponent Yale on Thursday

The Central Connecticut women's basketball team travels to New Haven, CT to face the Yale Bulldogs. The game scheduled for noon on Thursday, Dec. 20 inside the Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The contest is the 16th meeting between the two squads with Yale holding a 10-5 advantage in series. The game will stream live on ESPN+.


Central Connecticut (3-5, 0-0 NEC) at Yale (7-5, 0-0 Ivy League)

Thursday | Dec. 20 | 12 PM

Payne Whitney Gymnasium | New Haven, CT | ESPN+ | Live Stats | @KizerBlueDevil (In-game tweets)


Last Time Out •  CCSU recently won its first home game of the season after defeating New Hampshire 56-47. The team recorded a season-high 11 steals. Kiana Patterson led the team with 19 points and Emma McCamus came off the bench and tallied 13 points, two rebounds, two charges, and two steals.

Most Recent for the Bulldogs • In its previous game, Yale outlasted Army West Point 62-51 earning its seventh win of the season. Eight players scored eight or more points for the Bulldogs including Roxy Barahman who led the team with 19 points. Camilla Emsbo recorded a double-double (14 points, 14 rebounds), her third in the last four games.

Patterson Leads the Way • Patterson leads the Blue Devils with 18.1 ppg, third in the Northeast Conference. She is fourth in freethrow percentage (.778), fourth in three-pointers made (18), and fifth in assists per game (3.4) in the NEC. 

By the Numbers • Central is shooting 38.1 percent from the floor and is first in the conference for three-point defense percentage (.271). The team is averaging 6.3 assists per game, third in the NEC.

Up Next • Central closes its non-conference slate with cross town rival Hartford following the holiday on Friday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m. inside Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain, CT.