Central Connecticut State defeats Bryant 61-48Feb 6, 2010 - 11:20 PM NEW BRITAIN, Conn.(AP) -- Shemik Thompson scored 24 points and Central Connecticut State rallied to defeat winless Bryant 61-48 on Saturday, sweeping the season series in back-to-back games.
Two days after the Blue Devils (9-14, 6-6 Northeast Conference) held the Bulldogs to a season-low point total in a 60-34 victory, Bryant (0-24, 0-12) jumped out to an eight-point lead and led 24-19 at halftime.
After the Blue Devils opened the second half with a 10-0 run, the Bulldogs tied the game at 30 with 12:27 left, but could not regain the lead. Central Connecticut State hit 9 of 10 free throws in the final 2:06.
Markeys Deans added 12 points for the Blue Devils, who shot 29.2 percent in the first half (7-for-24) and 60.9 percent (14-for-23) in the second. Bryant shot 63.2 percent (12-for-19) in the first half, 33.3 percent (8-for-24) in the second.
Vlad Kondratyev led Bryant with 14 points.
- LMPtG1 Uhhhh....Bryant is 0-24. wth I'm thinking about traveling up to Rhode Island to attend a game. They'll be convinced I'm crazy when they hear how hard I'm going to RUWT for them. I have a couple of brothers in Virginia, maybe I'll see if they want to help with the riot.
To Be Continued...
Bryant 48, Central Connecticut State 61 FinalFeb 6 6:36 PM
- NCAA BB
CENTRAL CONN 61 FINAL
Feb 6 5:19 PM
- NCAA BB
CENTRAL CONN 19 HALFTIME
Feb 6 4:15 PM
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