Posted: Feb 19, 2019
Central Connecticut begins the final stretch of the regular season when it hosts Mount St. Mary's on Thursday night at Detrick Gymnasium. The Blue Devils are currently tied for the final spot in the Northeast Conference Tournament and will play three of their final four regular-season games at home. Central will be looking to sweep the season series after winning at the Mount on Jan. 12. The game will be streamed live and will be archived on www.NECFrontRow.com. Bruce Biel (play-by-play) and Marc Robbins (analyst) call the action all season long.
Tickets for CCSU home games can be purchased at CCSUTickets.com or at the box office upon entry to Kaiser Hall and Detrick Gymnasium. Admission for all CCSU students, faculty and staff is free of charge with a valid Blue Chip card.
All CCSU home games and Northeast Conference games are available to watch online, for free, at NECFrontRow.com.
GAMEDAY INFORMATION | Detrick Gymnasium (New Britain, CT)
SERIES HISTORY • Central leads the all-time series, 22-21...The Blue Devils erased a 16-point deficit to win the season's first meeting, 77-68, at Mount on Jan. 12, 2019.
WITH A CCSU WIN TODAY... • Central Connecticut would improve to 12-16 overall, 6-9 in the NEC, 6-4 at home...Central would sweep the season series against Mount St. Mary's for the first time since 2011-12...The Blue Devils would also snap a two-game skid on the season.
NOTES FROM THE ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN GAME • The Blue Devils fell at St. Francis Brooklyn, 90-79, on Saturday...Tyler Kohl posted his 7th double-double of the season with 26 points and 10 rebounds...Kohl also surpassed 1,000 career points and sits at 1,008 points for his career...Jamir Coleman had 17 points, including 13 in the second half...Joe Hugley added 16 points and six rebounds off the bench, while Ian Krishnan scored 11 points...Deion Bute matched career-highs with 11 rebounds and three blocked shots...Tyson Batiste had four assists with 0 turnovers...The Blue Devils went 24-of-25 from the free throw line...CCSU held its only lead of the game at 26-25....Central held a 37-27 edge in rebounding.
UP NEXT • The Blue Devils will play three of its last four regular season games at home...The Blue Devils are tied for 8th in the NEC with Bryant...CCSU hosts Sacred Heart on Saturday at 3:30 pm.