Northeast Conference

Jones, Central Turn Back Saint Francis Brooklyn

Mustafa Jones scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Austin Nehls added 13 points on 5-for-8 shooting and Central Connecticut beat Saint Francis Brooklyn 62-53 on Thursday night at New Britain.

After Rasheem Dunn's layup brought the Terriers within 57-53 with 2:52 left, Jones took control with a dunk, a 3-point play off a layup and a pair of free throws. The Terriers were done.

Saint Francis led 34-32 at halftime, but Central (6-22, 4-13 Northeast Conference) took the momentum after Tyson Batiste's layup and another Jones dunk and never trailed again.

Tidell Pierre added 10 points and six rebounds for the Blue Devils, which ended a six-game losing streak and...

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