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Sacred Heart vs Central Connecticut State

CCSU 84, Sacred Heart 78


NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - 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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Sacred Heart Pioneers
N. Greenbacker, F253-80-08247
P. Gaetano, G390-40-01920
S. Glowiak, G359-190-066422
L. Montes, G345-164-551514
S. Gibson, G298-212-242422
J. Swidowski144-70-04029
D. Tate131-20-02012
M. Abdel Latif111-30-06122
L. Cramer00-00-00000
Totals 31-806-742212478
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
B. Peel, F336-105-10172217
A. Burbage, F203-74-501211
M. Hunter, G396-147-873121
K. Vinales, G375-153-347115
M. McMillan, G364-104-575312
T. Allen324-90-111418
J. Efese30-00-00010
Totals 28-6523-3249221184
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St. Fran.-Pa.0-02-2187
St. Fran.-NY0-01-379
F. Dickinson0-01-4289
Sacred Heart0-01-4270
Mt St Marys0-00-4167
Robert Morris0-00-5257
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