Cent. Connecticut St. beats Bryant 65-61

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP)—Ken Horton scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading Central Connecticut to a 65-61 win over Bryant on Saturday.

Horton connected on 9 of 14 from the floor and 4 of 6 from three point range in the win.

Bryant (7-19, Independent) was led by Cecil Gresham with 15 points and Chris Birrell who finished with 14.

Gresham give Bryant its first lead of the game with 16 seconds left in the first half when he drilled a three point attempt, but Horton responded with a three with four seconds remaining in the half to tie the score at 33-33.

Central Connecticut (12-13, 7-7 Northeast Conference) led by as many as nine points in the first half. Bryant last led at 47-44 with 10:24 left in regulation but the Blue Devils, who shot 54.3 from the floor, scored the next seven points to regain the advantage for good.

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