Blue Devils Look to Remain Perfect in NEC Play at LIU Brooklyn Monday

Blue Devils Look to Remain Perfect in NEC Play at LIU Brooklyn Monday

The Central Connecticut women's basketball team (6-10, 5-0 NEC) travels to LIU Brooklyn (2-14, 1-4 NEC) to take on the Blackbirds inside Steinberg Wellness Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. at 2:00 PM.

The women's basketball team will travel to Pennsylvania next for a pair of road games. CCSU will first challenge the St. Francis Red Flash in Loretto, P.A. on Jan. 21 at 12:00 p.m. on ESPN3. Then, the Colonials of Robert Morris will host the Blue Devils on Monday, Jan. 23 at 7:00 p.m. in Moon Township, PA. Central Connecticut will hold its Alumni Day game versus Bryant on Jan. 28 at 1:00p.m.

GAMEDAY INFORMATION

CCSU (6-10, 5-0 NEC) at LIU Brooklyn (2-14, 1-4 NEC) | 2 PM | Notes | NEC Front Row | Live Stats

Twitter: @KizerBlueDevil (in-game updates)

Previously For Both Teams • The Blue Devils won by a 19-point cushion (68-49) over visiting Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday. The Blackbirds fell short to St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday at home, 54-56.

Series History • LIU Brooklyn leads the overall series record 18-15 over the Blue Devils. Both squads earned a victory against each other last season, with Central last topping the Blackbirds at Steinberg Wellness Center, 65-57, last February 15th. Sophomore Kiana Patterson netted agame high 16 points in the victory. The Blue Devils dropped their home contest with LIU, 59-45, on January 4th.

Lydon Lights It Up • Sophomore Andi Lydon is coming of fof two hot-shooting performances against The Mount (Jan.9) and Fairleigh Dickinson (Jan. 14), where she drained 17 and a career high 18 points, respectively. Lydon is converting a stifling average of 60.0% field goals in the past two contests.

Last Time Out • The Blue Devils were led by sophomore Andi Lydon who had 18 points and 11 rebounds for her second double-double of the season. Senior Giocelis Reynoso finished with a career high 13 points and nine rebounds for CCSU.

Scouting the Blackbirds • Shanovia Dove is the Blackbirds leading scorer, tallying 14.5 points per game, and has recorded a team high 27 steals this year. Aja Boyd is shooting an LIU best 44.5% from the floor, and snagging 6.2 boards per contest. Collectively, LIU is shooting just 27.7% from long-range, and is getting out-rebounded by an average margin of 4.4 rpg.

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