Posted: Feb 08, 2019
Central Connecticut continues its Pennsylvania roadtrip with a game at first-place Robert Morris on Saturday afternoon. The 4:00 p.m. contest will be available on ESPN+ in an important Northeast Conference tilt. The Blue Devils will be looking to return to its winning ways after having their rally come up short on Thursday in a 90-85 setback at Saint Francis U. The Colonials hold a one-game lead in the league standings and held off Bryant on Thursday. RMU defeated CCSU in the teams' first meeting of the season in New Britain back on Jan. 21.
Thursday's game will be televised live on ESPN+ and is available to stream HERE. Paul Dottino will have play-by-play, while Joe DeSantis will be the analyst for the game's action.
GAMEDAY INFORMATION | North Athletic Complex (Moon Township, PA)
SERIES HISTORY • RMU leads the all-time series, 24-17...The Colonials won the first meeting this season, 70-59, on Jan. 21, 2019, in New Britain...The Blue Devils won 65-58 on the road over Robert Morris on Feb. 17, 2018.
WITH A CCSU WIN TODAY... • Central Connecticut would improve to 11-14 on the season, 5-7 in the NEC, 5-9 on the road...Central would avoid losing back-to-back NEC games and move into NEC Tournament position in the league standings...CCSU would have consecutive wins at Robert Morris for first time since 1/5/13 & 2/1/14.
NOTES FROM THE SAINT FRANCIS U GAME • Tyler Kohl scored a career-high 35 points...Kohl added 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals to become the first player in the country this season to post 35/5/7/4 in a game...Jamir Coleman posted his second straight double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds...Ian Krishnan scored 17 points, his 16th game in double-figures...The Blue Devils shot 52.8 percent (19-of-36) from the field after halftime...The 85 points was the second-most in NEC play for CCSU...Central attempted 26 foul shots - its 9th game of 25+ free throws this season...The Blue Devils commited just 9 turnovers, the third time in league play that Central committed fewer than 10 turnovers.
UP NEXT • The Blue Devils travel to Wagner (Feb. 14) and St. Francis Brooklyn (Feb. 16) next.