Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 78

(9-11, 5-4 NEC)

Monmouth 58

(8-14, 3-6 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 31, 2013

    Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    CCSU 48 3078
    MONM 32 2658

    Top Performers

    Central Connecticut St: K. Vinales 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast

    Monmouth: M. Ware 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    CCSU 78, Monmouth (NJ) 58

    Associated Press

    WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Kyle Vinales scored 24 points and Adonis Burbage added 21 to help Central Connecticut State blow out Monmouth (N.J.) 78-58 Thursday night in a Northeast Conference matchup.

    Joe Efese added nine rebounds and seven blocks for Central Connecticut State (9-11, 5-4).

    Ahead 24-21 with 8:27 remaining in the first half, Central Connecticut State closed out the period on a 24-11 run. Burbage made three of the seven 3-pointers for the Blue Devils in the first half and Vinales had 16 points as Central Connecticut State led at halftime 48-32.

    Monmouth (8-14, 3-6) would get as close as 51-40 behind Andrew Nicholas' jumper with 15:51 left to play, but Malcolm McMillan answered on the next possession with a 3-pointer to go up 54-40 with 15:30 remaining.

    Monmouth shot just 35.7 percent (10 of 28) in the second half.

    Marcus Ware led the Hawks with 16 points and six rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CCSU
    MONM
    Points 78 58
    FG Made-Attempted 32-62 (.516) 22-58 (.379)
    3P Made-Attempted 13-28 (.464) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 1-4 (.250) 10-19 (.526)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

    2012-13 Season

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