CENTRAL CONNECTICUT DOWNS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, 65-47
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn.
– Central Connecticut State University boasted three players in double figures to win its first game over the University of New Hampshire by a score of 65-47 in a non-conference clash at Detrick Gymnasium.
    Central Connecticut improves to 1-5 while New Hampshire loses its second straight game and falls to 2-4 overall.
    CCSU shot a season-high .540 (27 of 50) from the field and outrebounded the Wildcats 35-31.  New Hampshire struggled on offense, shooting .353 (18 of 51) in the game.
    The Blue Devils dominated inside with 42 points scored in the paint and also scored 23 points.  New Hampshire committed a season-high 19 turnovers.
    In the first half, freshman guard Amy Simpson (Waterford, Conn.) opened the game with a three-pointer at 19:25.  CCSU’s senior guard Britteny Dixon matched it with trey at 19:05 to tie the score.  Junior guard Jamilah Corbitt banked a jumper underneath that would give the Blue Devils the lead for the remainder of the game. 
    In the second half, New Hampshire returned with a 7-2 run, starting with a free throw from senior forward Danielle Clark (Corrina, Maine) at 19:19.  The run cut the Blue Devils’ lead by eight.  That was as close as New Hampshire got to the lead before Guegbelet scored a jumper at 14:39.  Central Connecticut led in double figures for the remainder of the game. 
    Central Connecticut finished the half shooting .500 (11 of 22) while New Hampshire dropped to .259 (7 of 27).
    Senor forward Gabrielle Guegbelet led all scorers with 18 points for the Blue Devils.  Senior forward Katherine Kelsey registered a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds, matching her career high in both categories.  Freshman guard P.J. Wade scored a career high 11 points. 
    Freshman forward Danielle Flowers (Chalfont, Pa.) and Clark led New Hampshire with 10 points apiece.
    New Hampshire stays on the road and will travel to play at Boston College on December 5 at 7 p.m.
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