Central Connecticut State vs Monmouth

CCSU 78, Monmouth (NJ) 58

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - 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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Scoreboard
Central Connecticut State (9-11) «483078
Monmouth (8-14)322658

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Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
A. Burbage, F408-170-053121
J. Efese, F223-50-09246
M. Hunter, G406-120-394214
K. Vinales, G4010-211-145024
M. McMillan, G384-60-076310
T. Allen171-10-03043
A. Hurd20-00-00000
B. Peel10-00-00000
Totals 32-621-438201478
 51.6%25% 
Monmouth Hawks
M. Ware, F257-102-961116
T. O'Garro, F180-10-09200
S. Spinella, G284-91-260111
D. Nesmith, G272-83-30117
J. Steele, G253-70-04417
A. Nicholas254-110-03309
M. DiLeo170-40-11110
E. Waite162-52-21106
J. Palm150-22-22132
G. Cox40-10-00000
Totals 22-5810-193614858
 37.9%52.6% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276
 
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