4 Gamers Hit Double-Figures, Blue Devils Fall to Knights Saturday
The Central Connecticut girls’s basketball workforce fell to the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, 74-67 on Saturday afternoon in Hackensack, N.J. The Blue Devils had 4 gamers rating in double-figures and the bench mixed for 39 factors.
CCSU (3-10, 0-Three NEC) trailed for 34:41 of the competition however compelled 18 FDU turnovers resulting in 23 factors. Fairleigh Dickinson shot an impressive 91.Three p.c (21-23) from the foul line to enhance to 1-2 in convention and 4-10 total.
The Blue Devils opened the sport effectively offensively capturing 41.2 p.c (7-17) from the ground, however struggled to defend the Knights who additionally began the sport sizzling capturing 60 p.c (9-15). After lacking a couple of video games as a consequence of damage, senior Andi Lydon scored 5 straight factors for Central to chop an early FDU lead, however closed out the primary quarter trailing 21-18.
Lauren Francillon dominated the sport for the Knights opening the second quarter with 5 straight factors of her personal to place FDU up 28-18 with 8:12 left within the first half. The Blue Devils then scored six straight factors with baskets from seniors Sydney Hines and Kiana Patterson, and sophomore Tiffany Slicklein. Patterson gave Central some momentum after drilling a three-pointer proper as time expired to shut the half.
FDU held a 42-35 half time lead capturing 51.6 p.c (16-31) from the ground, as Central shot 45.2 p.c (14-31) together with 3-for-6 (50%) from three-point vary.
After permitting again to again baskets to start out the second half, Central picked up its depth forcing six whole FDU turnovers within the third. On offense, the Blue Devils pushed the ball main to 2 quick break layups by junior Ashley Chin reducing the lead 46-43 with 4:21 to play. Chin and Hines continued to contribute offensively, when Chin hit Hines on a backdoor reduce to the basket for a simple rating.
Central entered the fourth quarter down 11 and a three-pointer by sophomore Emma McCamus put CCSU inside three with 5:53 to go, however the knights compelled again to again turnovers pushing the result in double-digits. A 9-Zero run by Central, ending with a made free throw by Lydon, tied the sport at 66 with 2:58 to play. Because of its constant free throw capturing, the Knights went on to tug out the win.
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Source:: New paper 24 – Sports