SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Tyler Kohl scored 27 points and Central Connecticut withstood a second-half Bryant rally to win 80-74 on Thursday night, the Blue Devils' fourth straight victory.
CCSU had an 18-point lead with 13 1/2 minutes left when Bryant charged back, trailing by three with a minute left after a long 3-pointer by Tanner Johnson. But Deion Bute made two free throws after an offensive rebound and Kohl and Jones added two free throws each.
CCUS (12-10, 5-4) has already exceeded its NEC win total from last season of four.
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