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Bryant University vs Central Connecticut State

Bryant 69, CCSU 62

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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.

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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% 
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LIU-Brooklyn0-04-6218
Mt St Marys0-04-6151
Bryant0-03-5159
Robert Morris0-04-7247
Wagner0-02-8319
CCSU0-02-9332
 
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