The Central Connecticut men's basketball team travels to Sacred Heart to face its Nutmeg state riveal on Saturday afternoon. The contest is part of a CCSU-SHU men's and women's basketball doubleheader as the Blue Devils and Pioneers women's game tips the day off. The men's game will tip off at 3:30 p.m. and be broadcast live on NEC Front Row.
The Blue Devils are 12-12 overall and 5-6 in the Northeast Conference after dropping back-to-back games following a four-game win streak. The Blue Devils held a second half lead at Wagner on Thursday before faltering, 72-59.
The Pioneers (7-17, 2-9 NEC) have dropped four straight and seven of eight, following a 69-60 loss to LIU Brooklyn at home on Thursday. SHU has one of the league's stingiest defenses, ranking second in field goal percentage (.431) and third in points allowed (71.3).
All Northeast Conference games are available to watch online, for free, at NECFrontRow.com.
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