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Vinales' 27 lead CCSU over New Hampshire 87-84

Vinales' 27 lead CCSU over New Hampshire 87-84

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Kyle Vinales scored 27 points as Central Connecticut's starters scored all but two of its points in an 87-84 nonconference victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday night.

Matt Hunter added 18 points, Joe Efese 15, Adonis Burbage 13 and Malcolm McMillan 12 for the Blue Devils (4-3), whose starters played an average of 36.6 minutes. They were averaging 36.1 for the season.

Vinales' 3-pointer put CCSU ahead to stay, 73-71, with 6:06 remaining. The sophomore guard, who came in averaging 25.7 points per game, had 17 in the second half.

The lead reached six before the Wildcats (3-5) cut it to 82-80 with 36 seconds left on Chandler Rhoads' layup, but CCSU secured the game with five free throws.

Rhoads scored 18 points for New Hampshire, which also had all five starters in double figures. Chris Pelcher had 16, Ferg Myrick 15 and Jordon Bronner and Patrick Konan 11 each.

Former Maryland DL Mojo Rawley tells Mike Locksley how the Gronkowski brothers got him into WWE

Former Maryland DL Mojo Rawley tells Mike Locksley how the Gronkowski brothers got him into WWE

With Wrestlemania 36 underway this weekend, Maryland football coach Mike Locksley sat down on Instagram Live with former Terps defensive lineman and current WWE superstar Mojo Rawley to talk about his new career path. 

Rawley's real name is Dean Muhtadi, and he played for the Terps in for two years as a Division III transfer. He finished third on team in sacks that season and despite going undrafted in 2009, found his way to an NFL camp with the Packers. 

Muhtadi spent 2009 with Green Bay and 2010 with the Cardinals before suffering an injury that landed him on injured reserve. It was then where Muhtadi found a new career path thanks to two of his best friends. 

"Dan Gronkowski and Chris Gronkowski played with me at Maryland, two of my closest friends," Rawley said on "Late Night With Locks". "Their dad was one of our coach's roommates in the WWE, so it seemed like a natural fit. We were watching together, and I kinda made a comment like, 'this would be awesome if I could be one of [the wrestlers]. Mr. Gronk made the call and the rest was history."

Rawley has been a WWE superstar and currently stands as Rob Gronkowski's hype man. The former Patriots tight end is WWE's most recent signee and is Wrestlemania 36's host.

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The Rock's cheat day, what the Watt brothers are up to, Marcus Stroman get his reps in

The Rock's cheat day, what the Watt brothers are up to, Marcus Stroman get his reps in

First up in Saturday's round-up of the best sports moments on the internet, everyone is trying to stick to as normal of a routine as they can while at home. Quarantine wasn’t going to keep Dwayne Johnson aka “The Rock” away from his “cheat day”. Have you ever seen french toast this big in your life? 


Next up, the Watt brothers have been staying in shape working out together and they even have a football field coming soon. Check out JJ Watt painting the lines. He says he has a new respect for groundskeepers now. The stage is set for the Watt brothers!


Finally, no bullpen, no problem! Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman sets up a makeshift bullpen on his boat dock and it even has a mound. Now that is a beautiful place to get your reps in! 

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