Central Looks For Third Straight Win at Home vs. St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday

Central Looks For Third Straight Win at Home vs. St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday

The Central Connecticut women's basketball team looks for its third straight win at home against the Terriers of St. Francis Brooklyn today at 1:00 p.m. inside of Detrick Gymnasium. CCSU looks to snap the Terriers two-game winning steak after defeating Mount St. Mary's and Wagner last weekend in Brooklyn Heights, NY.

GAMEDAY INFORMATION

CCSU (2-14, 2-3 NEC) vs. SFBK (6-10, 2-3 NEC) | SATURDAY, JAN. 20 | 1:00 PM

DETRICK GYMNASIUM | NEW BRITAIN, CT

NEC FRONT ROW | LIVE STATS | @KizerBlueDevil (In-game tweets)

GAME NOTES | Blue Devils | Terriers

LAST TIME OUT • The Blue Devils fell to Fairleigh Dickinson on the road, 76-49, on Monday. Central was led by two career-high performances from freshmen Ashley Forker and Ashley Berube. Forker scored a career and team-high nine points and Berube tied her career-high in blocks with five rejections and also pulled down a team-high five rebounds.
 
MOST RECENTLY FOR SFBK • St. Francis earned its second straight victory, defeating Wagner 80-76. Jade Johson led the way with 21 points in her second straight 20-point game.
 
CCSU IN THE NEC • Through five NEC contests, the Blue Devils rank first in the league in three-point field goal defense, holding teams to a mere 28.1 percent on average. Junior Andi Lydon sits at the top of the individual free-throw percentage standings, connecting on 83.3 percent (40-48) on the season.
 
SERIES HISTORY • The Blue Devils hold a commanding 29-9 advantage in the series history with St. Francis Brooklyn. Saturday marks the 39th meeting between the two schools. Last season Central swept the regular season series 61-53 on the road and 71-44 at home.
 
SCOUTING THE TERRIERS • St. Francis Brooklyn ranks first in the NEC and 25th nationally in three-point field goal percentage, draining 37.6 percent of its attempts. The sharp shooting Brooklyn crew is lead by Jade Johnson who ranks second in the league in three-point: field goal percent (.423), per game average (2.75), and makes (44).
 
BERUBE BLOCKS • In CCSU's last two contests, rookie Ashley Berube has combined for nine blocks (4.5 pg) and is tied for second in the NEC with 10 against league opponents.
 
UP NEXT • The Blue Devils will host LIU Brooklyn on Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. in Detrick Gymnasium.
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