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  • Regional Digest: Sacred Heart 24th In Final FCS Poll

    Sacred Heart 24thIn Final FCS Poll The Sacred Heart football team is ranked 24th in the final The Sports Network FCS Top 25 poll released on Monday. This is the Pioneers' first end-of-year ranking. Sacred Heart went 9-3 in 2014, winning its second...
  • State hoops: Laster seals Loyola's win over Lehigh

    State hoops: Laster seals Loyola's win over Lehigh
    Eric Laster hit two free throws with five seconds remaining to make it a two-possession game and finished with 17 points as visiting Loyola Maryland (6-9, 2-2 Patriot League) earned a 65-60 victory by holding off Lehigh (7-8, 1-3) on Saturday. Denzel...
  • Central Men Lose; Women Win For Piper's 800th

    NEW BRITAIN — A strong start to the second half helped carry Robert Morris to a 72-60 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday in a Northeast Conference men's basketball game at Detrick Gym. The Blue Devils lost their eighth straight despite a...
  • Central Women Refocus, Improve In First Two Conference Games

    Central Women Refocus, Improve In First Two Conference Games
    Central women's basketball coach Beryl Piper was eager for the nonconference portion of her team's schedule to end. Not necessarily because the losses were piling up — that happens to many mid-major teams — but because of the way the games...
  • State basketball: No. 12 Terps women trounce Purdue

    State basketball: No. 12 Terps women trounce Purdue
    No. 12 Maryland@No. 23 Minnesota Sunday, 3 p.m. TV: ESPN2 A 20-point lead was in peril of dipping below double figures for the 12th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team Thursday night. The open pockets in Purdue's defense that yielded uncontested...
  • Alternating wins, losses shows Mount St. Mary's men's basketball team's youth

    Alternating wins, losses shows Mount St. Mary's men's basketball team's youth
    Mount St. Mary’s has alternated wins and losses in its last seven games, a stretch capped by Monday night’s 69-35 loss at Old Dominion. But rather than grow frustrated by the team’s lack of consistency, coach Jamion Christian said he...
  • Gregory Graves set to return Saturday for Mount St. Mary's men's basketball

    Gregory Graves set to return Saturday for Mount St. Mary's men's basketball
    Starting forward Gregory Graves, who has sat out the past two games for Mount St. Mary’s because of concussion-related symptoms, is on track to return for Saturday’s Northeast Conference opener at Robert Morris. Graves, a 6-foot-7, 235-pound...
  • Central Drops To 2-11 With Loss To Hofstra

    NEW BRITAIN — The Central Connecticut men basketball team fell to 2-11 overall with an 84-56 loss at home to Hofstra in the final non-conference game of the season. Hofstra improves to 9-4 with the victory. Senior Faronte Drakeford led the Blue...
  • Central Fades Against FDU In Conference Opener

    NEW BRITAIN — Down the stretch of its Northeast Conference opener Saturday afternoon, Central Connecticut players had trouble in key areas. They missed free throws, committed turnovers and were a step slow on defense. These are the slip-ups upon...
  • State hoops: Huge 2nd half helps No. 14 Terps women rout No. 12 Nebraska

    State hoops: Huge 2nd half helps No. 14 Terps women rout No. 12 Nebraska
    Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 24 points, Laurin Mincy added 22 and the No. 14 Maryland women's basketball team used a big second half Saturday to beat 12th-ranked Nebraska, 75-47. The visiting Terps (11-2, 2-0 Big Ten) had more points in the second...
  • Central Falls To Sacred Heart, 75-66

    Central Falls To Sacred Heart, 75-66
    FAIRFIELD — With its guard rotation in shambles due mostly to injuries, the Central Connecticut basketball team had the daunting task Monday night of trying to keep up with Sacred Heart, the highest-scoring team in the Northeast Conference. The...