NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Tyler Kohl had 23 points, 13 rebounds and four assists, and Central Connecticut closed on a 21-3 run to beat Bryant 64-59 on Saturday.
Byron Hawkins' 3-pointer gave the Bulldogs a 56-43 lead with 8:19 remaining. Kohl's layup pulled the Blue Devils to 57-56 with 1:36 remaining, and he then shot 6 of 8 from the line to help seal it. Ian Krishnan and Mike Underwood each hit a 3 down the stretch.
Central Connecticut (10-13, 4-6 Northeast) has won two straight since breaking a four-game skid, including a 63-60 loss to Bryant on Jan. 24. The Bulldogs (8-13, 5-5) have lost two of their last three.
Krishnan finished with 16 points and Jamir Coleman added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils.
Trailing 60-57 with 25 seconds left, Townes missed two potential-tying 3-pointers for Bryant, which entered 8-0 when holding its opponents under 70 points.
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