Feb 21, 2004
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - Central Connecticut used a 22-7 spurt to start the second half to defeat Sacred Heart 95-83 Saturday.
Ron Robinson, playing his final home game, led the Blue Devils (11-12, 8-8 Northeast Conference) with 25 points, while DeMario Anderson added 14. The scoring display for the Blue Devils was their highest this season.
Both teams seldom missed in the first half; each shot 19-30 (63.3 percent).
Guards Javier Mojica of Central and Wellington were each 5-6.
Little defense was exhibited, with both teams pushing the ball up court and often finding an open shots.
Sacred Heart and Central each finished tied on three-point tries (5-8). And it was no surprise that the score was 47-47 at halftime.
Robinson scored six of Central's eight points to start the second half on two dunks and a jumper.
Central maintained its eight-point lead 62-54 on two Mojica free throws with 15:46 remaining.
The Blue Devils weren't done. They scored seven points in a row to complete their 22-7 surge to build a 69-54 advantage.
The victory improved Central's record against Sacred Heart to 10-1 in NEC games.