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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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% 
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Mt St Marys14-420-16150
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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

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Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323
 
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