Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 78

(4-10, 2-1 NEC)

Cent Conn St 84

(6-8, 2-1 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, January 10, 2013

William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut

1 2 T
SHU 36 4278
CCSU 28 5684

Top Performers

Sacred Heart: S. Glowiak 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

Central Connecticut State: B. Peel 17 Pts, 17 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

CCSU 84, Sacred Heart 78

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Matt Hunter led five players in double figures with 21 points and seven rebounds and Brandon Peel posted his first career double-double to help Central Connecticut State hold off Sacred Heart 84-78 Thursday night in a Northeast Conference battle.

Peel, a freshman who has started the last three games for CCSU (6-8, 2-1), finished with 17 points and 17 rebounds, both career highs. Kyle Vinales added 15 points and seven assists, Malcolm McMillan tallied 12 points and seven rebounds and Terrell Allen pulled down 11 boards for the Blue Devils, who grabbed a season-high 49 rebounds.

CCSU took its first lead, 53-52, behind two McMillan free throws with 9:02 left. From there, the score changed eight times before Hunter converted a 3-pointer that sparked an 18-13 run over the final 4 minutes for the Blue Devils.

Shane Gibson and Steve Glowiak had 22 apiece for Sacred Heart (4-10, 2-1).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHU
CCSU
Points 78 84
FG Made-Attempted 31-80 (.388) 28-65 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 10-31 (.323) 5-18 (.278)
FT Made-Attempted 6-7 (.857) 23-32 (.719)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 10

2012-13 Season

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