CCSU, FDU start NEC play

Central Connecticut (0-3, 0-0) vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (0-4, 0-0)

Rothman Center, Teaneck, New Jersey; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Fairleigh Dickinson hosts Central Connecticut as conference play starts for both teams. In conference play last season, Central Connecticut finished with three wins and 15 losses, while Fairleigh Dickinson won nine games and lost nine.

SENIOR STUDS: Fairleigh Dickinson’s Brandon Rush, Elyjah Williams and Jahlil Jenkins have combined to account for 59 percent of all Knights points this season.SOLID SCANTLEBURY: Nigel Scantlebury has connected on 28.6 percent of the seven 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 2 of 7 over his last three games. He’s also made 80 percent of his foul shots this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Fairleigh Dickinson is ranked second among NEC teams with an average of 66.5 points per game.

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