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.
Sacramento State dominates 2nd half for 81-56 victory
Joshua Patton was 8 of 11 from the floor for 19 points and Marcus Graves added 14 while dishing out 10 assists as Sacramento State shut down Division II Holy Names in the second half for an 81-56 victory on Tuesday night.
Rosga scores 22 points, Denver defeats Wyoming 90-87 in OT
Joe Rosga scored 22 points and made four consecutive free throws in the final nine seconds of overtime to help Denver defeat Wyoming 90-87 on Tuesday night.
Murphy, Minnesota outlast pesky North Florida 80-71
Jordan Murphy had 20 points and a season-high 18 rebounds, Isaiah Washington pitched in 14 points and 13 assists, and Minnesota outlasted North Florida 80-71 on Tuesday night.