Central Connecticut State vs Hartford

Hartford 80, CCSU 77

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Mark Nwakamma scored 24 points, grabbed seven rebounds and finished with five assists to lead Hartford past Central Connecticut State University 80-77 Saturday in nonconference action.

CCSU (3-3) led 60-56 before Nwakamma sparked a 14-2 run for the Hawks. Nwakamma started the run with a layup, then hit a 3-pointer that put Hartford ahead 70-62 with 4:15 left to play. Hartford would never trail again.

CCSU would cut Hartford's (2-3) lead to three on several occasions, but the Hawks would convert their free throws down the stretch to hold the lead.

The Blue Devils had one last chance to tie with just 1 second left, but Malcolm McMillan turned the ball over, sealing the win for the Hawks.

Kyle Vinales finished with a game-high 32 points, and Matt Hunter added a double-double, 22 points and 12 rebounds, to lead CCSU.

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Central Connecticut State (3-3)383977
Hartford (2-3) «374380

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Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
A. Burbage, F321-80-13032
J. Efese, F290-40-17120
M. McMillan, G405-71-140112
K. Vinales, G4012-234-412432
M. Hunter, G357-188-9123422
T. Allen192-61-26045
B. Peel52-20-02014
Totals 29-6814-184061977
 42.6%77.8% 
Hartford Hawks
N. Sikma, F243-70-06306
J. Peterson, F70-10-00010
M. Nwakamma, C3410-173-775324
Y. Moore II, G365-73-522316
C. Wroe, G202-41-22125
E. Cooper223-73-521310
W. Cole202-34-43209
J. Schneck141-20-04102
T. Dyson122-40-00036
P. U'u60-00-03210
O. Faulk51-10-01012
Totals 29-5314-2331171780
 54.7%60.9% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-01-146
F. Dickinson0-01-268
LIU-Brooklyn0-01-2272
CCSU0-01-3240
Bryant0-00-2128
Sacred Heart0-00-285
St. Fran.-NY0-00-2294
St. Fran.-Pa.0-00-2294
Mt St Marys0-00-3235
Robert Morris0-00-3114

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Albany0-03-0205
Hartford0-02-1223
UMass Lowell0-02-1325
New Hamp.0-01-1128
Vermont0-01-1241
Binghamton0-01-2220
UMBC0-01-2117
Maine0-00-2128
Stony Brook0-00-368
 
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MEMP 52 Final
NIOWA 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
IAST 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
DUKE 76 Final
LOU 71
CINCY 77 Final
ORE 66
AZST 73 Final
CREI 87