Women's Basketball Travels to Brooklyn for Important Match Up Against the Blackbirds

Women's Basketball Travels to Brooklyn for Important Match Up Against the Blackbirds

The Central Connecticut women's basketball team takes on LIU Brooklyn in Brooklyn, NY for its last road game of the regular season. The Blue Devils look to earn a season sweep over the Blackbirds and break the three-way tiebreaker for the last spot in the Northeast Conference Tournament. Fans can follow the game live on NEC Front Row.

Central fell to Mount St. Mary's on Monday 61-44. Down just six points with 4:20 to play, the Mountaineers outscored the Blue Devils 11-0 the rest of the quarter, earning the season sweep. Central had a 27-25 halftime lead and went cold shooting just 5-26 (19.2 percent) in the second half. Senior Andi Lydon had a career-high 4 blocks and sophomore Ashley Forker grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Seniors Kiana Patterson and Sydney Hines scored 10 points a piece.

After winning back-to-back games against two of the top three teams in the conference, LIU dropped a 71-54 decision to league-leader Robert Morris Monday night. Jeydah Johnson led LIU with 17 points and freshman Brandy Thomas recorded her 12th double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds. RMU led most of the game and five straight points from Johnson to cut the game to 66-52 with 3:12 to go, but scoring slowed as RMU went onto win 71-54.


Central Connecticut (6-19, 3-12 NEC) at LIU Brooklyn (4-22, 3-12 NEC)

Saturday | March 2 | 2 PM

Steinberg Wellness Center | Brooklyn, NY

Video | Live Stats | @KizerBlueDevil (In-game tweets)


Series History • LIU holds a 21-17 overall advantage against Central. On the road, CCSU is 8-11 against the Blackbirds. In the last 10 meetings, Central has won six times. Earlier this season, Central beat LIU in New Britain 63-57.

With a Win... • Central improves to 7-19 overall and 4-12 in NEC...CCSU breaks the three-way tie for eighth place...Central snaps its six game losing streak...The Blue Devils earn a season sweep over the Blackbirds.

Up Next • Central closes out the regular season with two home games against Fairleigh Dickinson and St. Francis Brooklyn on March 4 and 7 in New Britain, CT.