Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 88

(10-6, 3-2 NEC)

Sacred Heart 75

(7-9, 2-3 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 13, 2011

    William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    CCSU 34 5488
    SHU 40 3575

    Top Performers

    Central Connecticut State: K. Horton 27 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Stl, 1 Blk

    Sacred Heart: S. Gibson 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    Cent. Connecticut St. 88, Sacred Heart 75

    Associated Press

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Ken Horton scored 27 points and Robby Ptacek added 25 to lead Central Connecticut State over Sacred Heart 88-75 on Thursday night.

    The Blue Devils (10-6, 3-2 Northeast Conference) scored 23 points off 20 turnovers, 46 points in the paint and limited the Pioneers' 3-point shooting in the second half. Sacred Heart (7-9, 2-3) was 8 of 12 from behind the arc in the first half and led 40-34 at the break. Central Connecticut State then held Sacred Heart to just 14.3 percent 3-point shooting (1 of 7) in the second half.

    The Blue Devils shot 50.8 percent from the field (32 of 63).

    Chris Baskerville added 13 points and Shemik Thompson 10 for Central Connecticut State.

    The Pioneers were led by Shane Gibson, who was 5 of 10 from 3-point range for 27 points. Jerrell Thompson chipped in 15 points for Sacred Heart, which had a three-game winning streak snapped.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CCSU
    SHU
    Points 88 75
    FG Made-Attempted 32-63 (.508) 29-56 (.518)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 9-19 (.474)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 8-10 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 8

    2010-11 Season

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