Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 69

(4-22, 1-10 NEC)

Cent Conn St 74

(8-16, 4-7 NEC)

1:00 PM ET, February 15, 2014

William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut

1 2 T
SHU 36 3369
CCSU 35 3974

Top Performers

Sacred Heart: S. Glowiak 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Stl

Central Connecticut State: D. Speech 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Speech leads CCSU over Sacred Heart 74-69

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- De'Angelo Speech hit 6 of 8 3-point attempts en route to a career-high 23 points Central Connecticut defeated Sacred Heart 74-69 on Saturday.

Kyle Vinales added 15 points and Terrell Allen 13 for the Blue Devils (8-16, 4-7 Northeast). Speech was averaging 2.7 points per game.

The Blue Devils trailed the Pioneers (4-22, 1-10) 52-41 with 11:32 left in the game when they went on a 14-0 run that left them up by five points with 7:24 remaining. Central Connecticut kept the lead from there but didn't get any breathing room until Terrell Allen made four unanswered free throws in the final minute for a 71-64 advantage with 27 seconds left.

Steve Glowiak made 7 of 13 3-point attempts and scored 27 points for Sacred Heart, which has lost nine consecutive games. De'von Barnett added 15 points and Evan Kelley 14. Mostafa Abdel Latif grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHU
CCSU
Points 69 74
FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 24-55 (.436)
3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 9-23 (.391)
FT Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 17-22 (.773)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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» Feb 15, 2014 @CCSU 74, SHU 69Recap
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