Central Connecticut State vs Bryant University

Bryant 88, CCSU 67

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Dyami Starks scored 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting to lead Bryant to an 88-67 victory over Central Connecticut State in a Northeast Conference game on Thursday night.

Alex Francis had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Vlad Kondratyev and Joe O'Shea scored 12 each and Corey Maynard 11 for the Bulldogs (17-8, 10-4), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Bryant beat CCSU 69-62 on Jan. 12.

Kyle Vinales had 18 points, Matt Hunter 17 and Joe Efese 13 for the Blue Devils (10-15, 6-8), who have lost four straight.

CCSU played Bryant tough in the early going, but with an 18-15 advantage midway through the first half, Bryant outscored CCSU 25-16 the rest of the way to lead 43-31 at halftime behind Starks' 14 points.

The Bulldogs, who shot 32 of 60 from the field, led 51-34 after O'Shea's two free throws 2:55 into the second half and cruised home.

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Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
T. Allen, F261-40-23242
B. Peel, F221-10-24032
K. Vinales, G406-204-504218
M. McMillan, G383-100-03427
M. Hunter, G296-123-471417
J. Efese275-63-361513
A. Hurd162-30-01106
E. Raleigh21-10-00002
G. Andrade00-10-00000
Totals 25-5810-1629132067
 43.1%62.5% 
Bryant University Bulldogs
A. Francis, F367-104-9115118
V. Kondratyev, F235-62-431312
D. Starks, G349-175-510126
F. Dobbs, G303-81-15447
C. Maynard, G295-90-054411
J. O'Shea302-77-860312
S. McLaughlin140-10-02310
C. McMath20-00-00000
D. Calandrillo10-00-01000
C. Oakley11-20-02002
Totals 32-6019-2741171788
 53.3%70.4% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY16-323-12170
Robert Morris13-620-15171
Bryant13-616-15189
Mt St Marys11-815-15188
St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
LIU-Brooklyn8-1112-18255
Wagner8-1110-20294
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
CCSU3-155-26342
 
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