Bryant University vs Central Connecticut State

Bryant 69, CCSU 62

  •  

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - Alex Francis scored a season-high 26 points and career-high 18 rebounds as Bryant remained perfect in Northeast Conference play, topping Central Connecticut State 69-62 Saturday.

Francis, who collected his second double-double of the season, helped Bryant (11-4, 4-0) dominate in the paint, where it outscored the Blue Devils 34-14. The junior scored 20 points in the second half as the Bulldogs overcame a 33-31 intermission deficit to win by seven and continue a remarkable turnaround - Bryant was 1-17 in NEC play last year and 2-28 overall.

Frankie Dobbs added 14 points, Joe O'Shea 11 and Corey Maynard 10 for the Bulldogs.

Kyle Vanales scored 22 points and Adonis Burbage had 20 for CCSU (6-9, 2-2), which got zero points from its bench and shot 28.6 percent (18 of 63) from the floor.

CCSU led 56-53 with 4 minutes left, but then an O'Shea 3-pointer sparked a 10-0 Bryant run.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Bryant University (11-4) «313869
Central Connecticut State (6-9)332962

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Bryant University Bulldogs
A. Francis, F3910-226-7181226
V. Kondratyev, F240-21-28111
F. Dobbs, G404-94-415114
D. Starks, G332-110-03145
C. Maynard, G194-60-124110
J. O'Shea334-82-473311
S. McLaughlin121-20-01122
C. McMath00-00-00010
Totals 25-6013-1843161569
 41.7%72.2% 
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
A. Burbage, F386-164-420120
B. Peel, F323-70-110146
K. Vinales, G385-198-833422
M. Hunter, G372-90-013346
M. McMillan, G322-103-65338
T. Allen150-20-02010
J. Efese80-00-03110
Totals 18-6315-1942111862
 28.6%78.9% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner13-523-11184
F. Dickinson11-718-15204
St. Fran.-NY11-715-17275
Sacred Heart11-712-18258
Mt St Marys10-814-19245
LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351
 
Other games
GTOWN 67 Final
SJU 51
MINN 81 Final
IND 88
DUKE 76 Final
NCST 84
NOVA 61 Final
SYR 72
KSU 65 Final
WVU 64
BUTL 79 Final
DAYT 73
UCONN 65 Final
ND 58
ILL 51 Final
WISC 74
FRESNO 45 Final
NMEX 72
USF 38 Final
LOU 64
FLA 74 Final
LSU 52
KAN 60 Final
TXTCH 46
CINCY 68 Final
RUT 58
MIZZ 49 Final
MISS 64
CSU 72 Final
SDSU 79
ARIZ 80 Final
ORST 70
AF 71 Final
UNLV 76