WCSU ROUNDUP: Western men rally past Dean
DANBURY — Sophomore forward Rashard Rodriguez, a former Trumbull High standout, scored 17 points and led five Western Connecticut players to score in double figures as the Colonials defeated Dean College in men’s basketball Tuesday, 84-68. Junior Bobby Bynum added 15 points and a game-high six assists for Western. Jauch Green scored 13 points and Tre’Von Perry and Aaron Samuel scored 12 points apiece. Perry grabbed 12 rebounds and Green 11 for Western. Dean led by 12 with 6:45 remaining in the first half before Western rallied to cut its deficit to two at halftime. Bynum’s runner in the paint 1:25 into the second half put the Colonials ahead to stay, 41-39.
DANBURY — Western dropped a 70-65 decision to Connecticut College to fall to 1-3. Freshman Gabrielle Hurlbert led Western with 14 points and junior Kaitlyn LaBonte added 13 points for the Colonials.