The Central Connecticut men's basketball team opens the 2017-18 season at Hartford on Friday night. The 8:00 p.m. tipoff between the local rivals will be broadcast on ESPN3. The Blue Devils are opening their season against the Hawks for the third straight season.
Central won last year's matchup over the Hawks, 75-60, at Detrick Gymnasium. This will be the second meeting of a five-year agreement. Next season's meeting will also be at Hartford before the teams alternate hosting the final two meetings of the series.
GAMEDAY INFORMATION | Chase Arena (West Hartford, CT)
SERIES HISTORY • All-Time Series Record: CCSU leads, 29-17 | First Meeting: CCSU, 82-70 (Dec. 13, 1958) | Last Meeting: CCSU, 75-60 (Nov. 11, 2016) | Last CCSU Win: 75-60 (Nov. 11, 2016) | Last Hartford Win: 92-83 (2ot) (Nov. 13, 2015)