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Fairleigh Dickinson defeats CCSU 59-47, tied atop Northeast

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Stephan Jiggetts and Darnell Edge each scored 12 points and Fairleigh Dickinson defeated Central Connecticut 59-47 on Saturday and remain in a first-place tie in the Northeast Conference.

After making just 8 of 29 field goals in the first half, Fairleigh Dickinson scored 12 baskets after the break, coming from five points down to outscore CCSU 36-19 over the final 20 minutes.

Ghassan Nehme hit a 3-pointer that put Fairleigh Dickinson (7-10, 5-1) ahead 31-30 and Darian Anderson and Edge also followed with treys as the Knights opened the second half on a 16-4 run to lead 39-32 and never trail again. Nehme finished with nine points, Anderson had six assists.

Mustafa Jones and Tidell Pierre paced the Blue Devils (2-16, 0-6) with 13 points apiece and Austin Nehls added 12. CCSU committed 16 turnovers which Fairleigh Dickinson turned into 16 points.

The Knights are tied atop the NEC with LIU-Brooklyn, which visits FDU on Jan. 21.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo F. Dickinson 233659
home team logo CCSU 281947
Team Stats
away team logo F. Dickinson 21-14 74.9 PPG 36.4 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo CCSU 11-20 71.1 PPG 38.5 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
1
D. Edge 16.6 PPG 3.5 RPG 2.4 APG 47.3 FG%
1
T. Kohl 18.1 PPG 7.0 RPG 4.6 APG 39.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB