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Men's Basketball Set to Face LIU on Sunday

Men's Basketball Set to Face LIU on Sunday

The Central Connecticut men's basketball team returns to action with a Northeast Conference tilt at LIU on Sunday. The game will tip off at 12:00 p.m. and be available on NEC Front Row.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 23 | 12:00 PM | STEINBERG WELLNESS CENTER (BROOKLYN, NY)
WATCH (NECFRONTROW) | LIVE STATS | TICKETS | CCSU GAME NOTES

OPENING NOTES
•    Central Connecticut finishes out the season series with LIU on Sunday at 12:00 p.m.
•    The Blue Devils will be looking looking to snap a three-game slide.
•    CCSU returns home to host Merrimack (Jan. 26) and Saint Francis U (Jan. 28) next week.

SETTING THE TABLE
•    Andre Snoddy posted his 9th career double-double with 14 points, 18 rebounds at Wagner.
•    Nigel Scantlebury, aPreseason All-NEC pick, ranks among the top 5 in NEC play in assists (2nd, 5.0), assist-TO ratio (5th, 1.8) and steals (t-5th, 1.8).
•    Kellen Amos is scoring 17.2 ppg in conference play, which is the highest since Tyler Kohl in 2018-19 (18.1 ppg). In NEC games he is also among the league leaders in 3fg per game (4th, 2.7), 3fg% (4th, .471) and FG% (6th, .526).
•    The Blue Devils have used just 2 starting lineup combinations this season and has started the same first five in the past 11 games.
•    Central was 1-for-16 on three-pointers at Wagner and the teams combined for just 4 treys. CCSU had its fewest 3fg since Jan. 7, 2017 (1-8, vs. Mount St. Mary's). The 4 combined 3-pointers was the fewest in a game since CCSU and Mount combined to go 5-for-15 on Jan. 7, 2016.
•    CCSU had 13 three-pointers against FDU, which tied for the 10th-most in a single game in program history, a mark that it has matched 12 times.

#NECMBB ON THE RUN 2023 (YOUTUBE)

NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL VIDEO SERIES (BRACKETING)
•    Week 1 (October 17): How the committee prepares for the season with metrics, data and conference reporting. (Men's Basketball)
•    Week 2 (October 24): Selections. (Men's Basketball)
•    Week 3 (October 31): Seeding. (Men's Basketball)
•    Week 4 (November 7): Bracketing. (Men's Basketball)

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