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Patrick Sellers has been hired as the new men's basketball coach at Central Connecticut, his alma mater.
Donyell Marshall is out as the head coach at Central Connecticut State, the school announced Friday.
— Stephane Ayangma had a career-high 20 points as Central Connecticut beat Wagner 83-77 on Friday.
— Alex Morales had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Wagner won its 10th straight game, romping past Central Connecticut 83-63 on Thursday night.
— Tyler Thomas had 18 points and eight rebounds as Sacred Heart defeated Central Connecticut 82-70 on Wednesday.
— Ziggy Reid registered 15 points and nine rebounds as Merrimack rolled past Central Connecticut 72-52 on Friday night.
— Jordan Minor had 15 points as Merrimack beat Central Connecticut 62-46 on Thursday night.
— Ramiir Dixon-Conover posted 14 points and seven rebounds as St. Francis (Pa.) narrowly defeated Central Connecticut 62-59 on Saturday night.
— Cantavio Dutreil had 15 points and 19 rebounds to carry Sacred Heart to a 65-48 win over Central Connecticut on Thursday night.
— Peter Kiss had a career-high 27 points as Bryant beat Central Connecticut 76-64 on Friday.
— Chris Childs scored 20 points and Peter Kiss had a triple-double with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lift Bryant to a 93-68 win over Central Connecticut on Thursday.
— Elyjah Williams had his first double-double of the season, 13 points and 10 rebounds, leading six Fairleigh Dickinson players in double figures as the Knights beat Central Connecticut 79-71 on Wednesday, ending a five-game skid.
— Greg Outlaw had a career-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Central Connecticut beat Fairleigh Dickinson 94-87 on Tuesday night.
— Moses Flowers had 16 points as Hartford defeated Central Connecticut 80-65 on Friday night.
— Lonnie Grayson had a career-high 24 points on eight 3-pointers as Army easily beat Central Connecticut 79-57 on Friday.
Chauncey Hawkins scored a career-high 38 points as St. Francis (Brooklyn) beat Central Connecticut 85-79 on Saturday.
Juvaris Hayes posted 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals and Merrimack beat Central Connecticut 69-58 on Thursday night to claim the Northeast Conference championship in its first Division I season.
Elijah Ford had 18 points as Wagner topped Central Connecticut 68-56 on Friday night. Alex Morales added 17 points for the Seahawks, while Tyrone Nesby IV chipped in 15. Morales also had six rebounds.
Ian Krishan scored 16 points, including two free throws with 7 seconds left, and Central Connecticut held off Fairleigh Dickinson 76-75 on Tuesday night.
Myles Baker had a season-high 24 points as Central Connecticut edged past Bryant 75-70 on Saturday.
Benson Lin had 13 points as Bryant narrowly beat Central Connecticut 64-60 on Saturday.
AJ Bramah had 11 points and 14 rebounds to lead Robert Morris to a 64-57 win over Central Connecticut on Saturday.
Mark Flagg had 19 points as St. Francis (Pa.) rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat Central Connecticut 84-77 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Sophomore Ian Krishnan hit five 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Central Connecticut snapped an eight-game skid and picked up its first Northeast Conference win of the season with an 86-76 victory over Wagner on Saturday.