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Men’s Basketball Falls At UMass Lowell In Heartbreaker

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

Following some wide margin losses, Central Connecticut men's basketball lost in heart-breaking fashion to New England rival UMass Lowell 73-71. The men collected their eighth loss of the young season, this one by the slimmest...

Women’s Basketball Drops Home Opener Against Brown

Trevi Alickolli, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

After being competitive against Buffalo and Pittsburgh University on the road to start the season, Central women's basketball had reason to be optimistic heading into their home opener against the Brown University Bears, who were...

Men’s Basketball Drops Two Away Games

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Central Connecticut men's basketball continued showing signs of growing pains in the early season this weekend, falling to Massachusetts and Arizona State by an average of of 43.5 points. Only one Blue Devil scored in double...

Men’s Basketball Drop Opening Week Of Games

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

After an exciting win in their exhibition game, the dunks and threes were fewer between for Central Connecticut men's basketball in the opening week of out of conference games. The Blue Devils kept things contentious in the...

Women’s Basketball Drop First Two Contests To Start Season

Trevi Alickolli, Assistant Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

The Central Connecticut women's basketball team tipped off their 2019-20 season with two losses on the road against Buffalo University and Pittsburgh University, losing 61-56 and 81-73 respectively. The Blue Devils were competitive...

Youth Shines In Men’s Basketball Exhibition

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

The new-look men's basketball team made a name for itself in their first game together, hitting poster dunks and deep threes on their way to a 40-point route of Coast Guard Academy. Central Connecticut played in a much faster-paced...

Donyell Marshall Previews New Look Blue Devils

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Familiar faces will be few and far between for Blue Devil men's basketball this year, with more freshmen joining the team (seven) than returning players (six). Last season, Central Connecticut missed out on the post season,...

Patterson Shoots Her Way Up Central’s Record Books

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

May 7, 2019

Entering the fourth quarter of Central Connecticut's first-round playoff game against Saint Francis (PA), then sophomore Kiana Patterson and the Blue Devils were down four points. With over 500 watching, Patterson scored 14 of...

Hugley ‘Handles His Business’

Patrick Gustavson, Outgoing Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

On the hardwood, Central Connecticut's Joe Hugley is a captain, an emotional and vocal player and one who leads by example. Off the court, he always carries himself with a smile, laughing and cracking jokes. Though it has not...

In Defense Of Russell Westbrook

Shaina Blakesley, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

How can the most under-appreciated NBA superstar be voted the most overrated player by his colleagues? Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, according to an anonymous poll conducted by The Athletic, earned 17 percent...

New Britain Hosts Seventh Annual Hoops For Homeless

Griffin Garcia, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

On Saturday, the seventh annual Hoops for Homeless basketball tournament was held at Central Park in downtown New Britain, benefiting homelessness in the city and those in surrounding areas. The event is a three-on-three tournament,...

Assessing The Top Five NBA Draft Prospects

Griffin Garcia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

After Virginia defeated Texas Tech in the NCAA National Championship, now comes the time for the world’s best basketball prospects to enter their names into the NBA Draft. Here are my top 10 prospects for the 2019 NBA Draft. (All sta...

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