Hoops for Homeless Supports Children in New Britain Community

May 2nd, 2016
4 months ago

by Tyler Roaix The fourth annual Hoops for Homeless event took place April 30 in New Britain. The event is an all-ages annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament staged on Main Street in downtown New Britain next to Central Park. All proceeds from this event will be given to local projects that will directly address homelessness in New […]

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Welcome, Donyell

April 13th, 2016
5 months ago

by Dillon Meehan After days of speculations and rumors, Central Connecticut officially announced the hiring of Donyell Marshall last Wednesday. The following day, CCSU held a press conference in Founder’s Hall to formally introduce Marshall as the tenth coach in the programs history. After landing a job as an assistant at the University of Buffalo, Marshall […]

Lack of Rotation Continues To Hurt Blue Devils

December 10th, 2015
9 months ago

by Dillon Meehan It has been a rough stretch over the past five years for Central Connecticut’s Mens Basketball team. The team has a combined record of 42-85 dating back to 2011, and the last time the team finished with a winning record was back during the 2010 season. This season has not been kind […]

Sitting Down with Brandon Peel

December 3rd, 2015
9 months ago

by Analisa Novak Brandon Peel came to Central Connecticut almost four years ago from Forestville, Maryland ready to take to the courts on through a new perspective. In the recent years, CCSU had major offensive player departures, leaving a huge whole on the roster. Peel, coming from a defensive background his whole life, stepped into […]

Blue Devils Still Searching for Elusive First Win

December 3rd, 2015
9 months ago

by Dillon Meehan The Central Connecticut Men’s Basketball team had both of their comeback attempts fall short this past week after dropping back to back home losses against Maine and Binghamton. The Blue Devils (0-5) have yet to find their first win of the season, with three of their five losses coming by nine points […]


Blue Devils Drop Season Opener In Double Overtime Against Hartford

November 19th, 2015
10 months ago

by Dillon Meehan   Coming off an impressive performance in their tuneup game against Mitchell College, the Central Connecticut Men’s Basketball team dropped their season opener Friday night against the University of Hartford Hawks 92-83, in double overtime. The game was the third and final act of the Connecticut 6 Classic, an annual event that showcases […]

Relax Celtics Fans, Stevens Isn’t Leavin’

April 27th, 2015
1 year ago

N.A.S. by Dillon Meehan Less than two years ago, Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge traded away head coach Doc Rivers and brought in 36-year-old Brad Stevens from Butler. Like most Ainge moves, it was met heavily with criticism. Skeptics criticized the move, believing that Stevens didn’t have the ability to coach an NBA roster, especially […]

Alabama Wrongly Denies Player Transfer

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Sean Begin College sports has once again shown why the “student-athlete” concept is a myth, at least when compared to the people who run the athletics programs. The University of Alabama recently denied women’s basketball player Daisha Simmons a transfer to Seton Hall because it would leave Alabama without a scholarship. For those unfamiliar […]

Facing Death, a Freshman Finds Life

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Sean Begin At the end of the season, it’ll just be two points among thousands, the first points of a long college basketball season. But for freshman Lauren Hill, the two points she scored to open her team’s season are so much more than that. For Hill, who entered her first year at Division […]

Intensity: Men’s Hoops Set to Start Season

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Sean Begin If you asked head basketball coach Howie Dickenman how he felt at the end of last season, disappointment might be the word that comes to mind. But headed into the 2014-15 season, the Central Connecticut basketball team has the highest expectations: Northeast Conference championship or bust. “This is the most experienced team […]

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