UNH accurate from long range to outlast Cent. Connecticut

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP)—Mike Christensen scored a game-high 23 points and New Hampshire shot 14-for-26 from 3-point range for a 78-70 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday night.

Tristan Blackwood led central with 19 points.

Central (0-3) used an 8-0 run to pull within 70-67 with 2:30 to play, but Christensen and Tyrece hit 3-pointers around a free throw to give the Wildcats (2-1) a 76-68 lead.

New Hampshire made 6-of-9 3-pointers in the first half for a 40-33 halftime lead.

Alvin Abreu scored 14 and Gibbs finished with 13 for New Hampshire.

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 New Hampshire
M. Christensen M. Christensen
7-15,  23 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Central Conn. St.
T. Blackwood T. Blackwood
5-11,  19 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists

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