CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE BLUE DEVILS NEWS

Zouzoua's 3-point binge lifts Bryant past CCSU 91-77

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Nisre Zouzoua hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Dan Garvin grabbed 11 rebounds to help Bryant beat Central Connecticut 91-77 on Saturday. Bryant (12-19, 9-9 Northeast Conference) carried a 38-35 lead into the second half, and Khalen Cumberlander buried a 3 with 14:39 to bring the Blue Devils within 51-48. Zouzoua responded with three 3-pointers...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

CCSU rallies from 15 down, snaps the Mount's 8-game streak

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) Khalen Cumberlander had 14 points and eight rebounds and Central Connecticut rallied from 15 down to beat Mount St. Mary's 54-52, snapping the Mountaineers' eight-game winning streak on Saturday. The Blue Devils (5-18, 3-9 Northeast Conference) took their first lead of the game at 50-49 on Austin Nehls' step-back 3-pointer from the top of the key with 1:17...
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February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Central Connecticut State holds off LIU-Brooklyn 61-52

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Austin Nehls scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Central Connecticut State to a 61-52 win over LIU Brooklyn on Saturday. Mustafa Jones and Tyson Batiste added 10 points apiece for CCSU (4-17, 2-8 Northeastern Conference). Tidell Pierre collected eight rebounds and Eric Bowles had four steals. CCSU took the lead for good with Tafari Whittingham...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Bryant defeats CCSU 65-54 behind Zouzoua's 24 points

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Nisre Zouzoua scored 24 points and Bosko Kostur had 15 points and Bryant pulled away from Central Connecticut for a 65-54 win on Wednesday night. Bryant (7-15, 4-5 Northeast) outscored Central Connecticut 19-6 in the final 5:58. Zouzoua's 3-point play off a layup gave the Bulldogs a 49-48 lead they'd never surrender. The Bulldogs had two 12-0 runs in the...
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January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Cumberlander's late 3 lifts CCSU over St Francis (Pa) in OT

LORETTA, Pa. (AP) Khalen Cumberlander scored 19 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left in overtime, lifting Central Connecticut to an 84-83 win over St. Francis (Pa) and its first Northeast Conference victory on Saturday. The Blue Devils (3-16, 1-7) trailed 82-78 with 25 seconds left in overtime, but Kevin Seymour's 3-pointer with 12 seconds left cut...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

McKnight, Sacred Heart hold off CCSU 64-62 for first NEC win

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Quincy McKnight had 23 points and made the go-ahead free throws with 33.9 seconds left to help Sacred Heart hold off Central Connecticut State 64-62 on Thursday night. The Pioneers (6-10, 1-2 Northeast Conference) pulled away with an 18-4 run to lead 51-39 and never trailed from there despite allowing the Blue Devils (2-12, 0-3) to tie it three times in...
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January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Harris, Primerano score 16, lead UMass Lowell by CCSU 86-69

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) Matt Harris hit four 3-pointers, Logan Primerano made all seven of his shots and both scored 16 points to lead Massachusetts-Lowell to an 86-69 win over Central Connecticut State on Sunday. Jahad Thomas had 14 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the River Hawks (3-8), who ended a four-game losing streak. Ryan Jones had 13 points. UMass Lowell shot a...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Blackmon scores 21 points, Brown beats CCSU 75-58

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Tavon Blackmon scored 21 points, hitting 11 of 12 free throws, and made four assists and Brown pulled away from Central Connecticut 75-58 on Saturday to win its fourth straight. Steven Spieth scored 14 points with four assists for the Bears (5-4), who made 19 of 21 free throws (90.5 percent) and shot 44.4 percent from the floor (24 of 54). Brandon Anderson...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Connecticut State cruises past Maine 82-61

ORONO, Maine (AP) Khalen Cumberlander scored 13 points and had five assists as Central Connecticut State cruised to an 82-61 victory over Maine on Wednesday night. The 21-point margin of victory was the largest for CCSU (2-3) since beating Bryant 83-51 in Dec. 2011. The Blue Devils snapped a three-game skid. Mustafa Jones, Austin Nehls, and Tyson Batiste scored 12 points apiece...
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November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Connecticut beats Hartford 75-60 behind Nehls

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Austin Nehls made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points, Khalen Cumberlander added 14 points and Central Connecticut pulled away early from Hartford to win 75-60 in Friday night's opener for both teams. Mustafa Jones and Tidell Pierre each scored 12 points and Pierre's team-leading nine rebounds helped CCSU outrebound Hartford 47-33. Cumberlander's early...
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November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Fairleigh Dickinson beats CCSU 81-75

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Earl Potts Jr. had 17 points and Fairleigh Dickinson closed the regular season with an 81-75 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday. Darian Anderson scored 16 and Marques Townes 15. Anderson's 3-pointer with 21 seconds left capped the scoring and Fairleigh Dickinson (15-14, 11-7 Northeast Conference) earned a share of second place in the final standings...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

CCSU beats Mount St. Mary's 76-72

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Brandon Peel had 20 points and 12 rebounds on Thursday night to help Central Connecticut State snap a three-game losing streak and beat Mount St. Mary's 76-72. The Blue Devils (4-22, 3-12 Northeast Conference) protected a 3-point lead twice in the final six seconds by sending the Mountaineers (12-16, 9-6) to the foul line. BK Ashe and Junior Robinson split...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Francis Brooklyn stages comeback to top CCSU, 74-67

NEW YORK (AP) Yunus Hopkinson scored 27 points and St. Francis Brooklyn held Central Connecticut State scoreless over the final 2:10 to come away with a 74-67 Northeastern Conference victory Thursday. The Terriers now have won back-to-back games after knocking off conference-leading Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday. Central Connecticut State held a 14-point lead at halftime, but...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

CCSU holds off late charge by Robert Morris to win, 75-70

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Khalen Cumberlander and Austin Nehls combined for 35 points and Central Connecticut opened a four-game road trip with a 65-60 win over Robert Morris Thursday night. The Blue Devils built a 16-point lead in the first half, taking a 9-0 lead five minutes into the game. By halftime they led 36-20. But the Colonials got traction out of halftime and cut the...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Francis Brooklyn overtakes Central Connecticut St. 60-49

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Chris Hooper scored 15 points to lead St. Francis Brooklyn to a 60-49 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday. Yunus Hopkinson added 14 points, including four 3-pointers, Antonio Jenifer had 11 points and Tyreek Jewell hauled in 10 rebounds for St. Francis (9-14, 5-5 Northeast Conference). The Terriers shot just 35 percent from the field but forced...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

CCSU snaps 10-game skid with 78-67 win over Bryant

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Brandon Peel scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead Central Connecticut State to a 78-67 victory over Bryant on Thursday night, snapping a 10-game losing streak. Peel was 8 of 14 from the floor, made all six free-throw attempts and added five assists. Jahlil Nails chipped in 17 points for the Blue Devils (2-18, 1-8 Northeast Conference...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Morris uses late first-half run, beats CCSU 59-45

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Kavon Stewart and Elijah Minnie scored 15 points apiece to lead Robert Morris to a 59-45 victory over Central Connecticut State on Thursday night. Stewart shot 6 of 10 from the floor. Minnie finished on 7-of-9 shooting from the field and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for the Colonials (5-15, 3-4 Northeast Conference), who have won three of their last...
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January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryant cruises past CCSU for 88-72 win

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) Marcel Pettway scored a career-high 26 points on 11-for-17 shooting Saturday and Bryant cruised to an 88-72 win over Central Connecticut State in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams. Dan Garvin added 15 points, hauled in 12 rebounds and got his 100th career block for Bryant (4-10), which hit 54 percent of its 71 shots from the field. Hunter Ware...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Corey Sanders, Rutgers beat Central Connecticut State 75-59

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Corey Sanders had 18 points, six assists, five rebounds and four steals, and Rutgers pulled away in the second half for a 75-59 victory over Central Connecticut State Tuesday night. Bishop Daniels added 17 points, six assists and six rebounds for the Scarlet Knights (4-5), who snapped a four-game losing streak. Jonathan Laurent had a career-high 15 points...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Binghamton beats Central Connecticut State 81-75

NEW BRITIAN, Conn. (AP) Willie Rodriguez scored a career-high 27 points and Binghamton picked up its first victory by keeping Central Connecticut State winless 81-75 Tuesday night. Rodriguez hit a 3-pointer with 16:53 to go for a 38-37 lead and Binghamton led the rest of the way. Everson Davis made a layup at 1:38 for a 71-68 advantage, and Binghamton did the remainder of its...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mobley lifts Central Connecticut over Sacred Heart in OT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Matt Mobley had 23 points and the game-winning play to lead Central Connecticut to a 76-73 overtime win over Sacred Heart on Saturday. Mobley converted a three-point play to put Central Connecticut up three with 29 seconds left in overtime. Phil Gaetano missed a last-second heave as the Blue Devils held on. Faronte Drakeford finished with 18 points and 11...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Connecticut State clips St Francis, 53-50

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Brandon Peel scored 15 points on 7 of 12 shooting and added 10 rebounds and four blocks to help lead Central Connecticut State past St. Francis 53-50 on Thursday night. Khalen Cumberlander added 14 points and five assists and Faronte Drakeford had 13 points, five rebounds, and four assists for the Blue Devils (4-24, 2-13 Northeast Conference), who won for...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Francis blows by Central Connecticut State, 74-63

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) Ollie Jackson scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers, to help lead St. Francis (Pa.) to a 74-63 victory over Central Connecticut State on Thursday. Ronnie Drinnon scored 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and added three steals for St. Francis (14-10, 8-5 Northeastern Conference). Drinnon was playing his second game back after missing three straight with an injury...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Peel's 3 at buzzer lifts CCSU past Wagner, 53-50

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Brandon Peel took a floor-length in-bounds baseball pass from Faronte Drakeford and knocked down a contested turnaround 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Central Connecticut State a come-from-behind, 53-50 win over Wagner for its first Northeastern Conference victory of the season Saturday night. Wagner (6-13, 4-4 NEC) held a 34-30 lead at the break and maintained...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Francis beats Central Connecticut State 63-51

NEW YORK (AP) Brent Jones scored 22 points with six assists as St. Francis (NY) handed Central Connecticut State its seventh conference loss with a 63-51 win Wednesday night. Jalen Cannon added 15 points, six rebounds and three steals for the Terriers (12-8, 6-1 Northeast Conference) and Tyreek Jewell chipped in 14 points. The team hit 54 percent from the field overall and 53.8...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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