Fairfield vs Quinnipiac

Fairfield 72, Quinnipiac 60

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Maurice Barrow scored 19 points, including a pair of layups down the stretch, as Fairfield pulled away in the final 5 minutes to defeat Quinnipiac 72-60 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Stags, in their first game under former Princeton coach Sydney Johnson, led by as many as 15 points in each half and were up 53-39 with 13:32 left, but a dunk and a layup by Jamee Jackson started an 18-4 Bobcats run over the next 8:26.

After two free throws by Zaid Hearst tied the game at 57 with 5:06 left, Rakim Sanders' layup 18 seconds later put Fairfield back in front to stay in the contest at the Connecticut 6 tripleheader.

Sanders added 16 points for Fairfield, Derek Needham had 14, including four 3-pointers, and Ryan Olander had 12, including three 3-pointers.

Ike Azotam had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Quinnipiac.

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Fairfield Stags
R. Olander, C344-131-352312
M. Barrow, G378-113-662219
D. Wade, G301-51-22533
D. Needham, G264-102-464414
R. Sanders, G256-92-331516
J. Fields251-20-23323
A. Jones111-10-01002
C. Nickerson50-02-41022
K. Matthews40-00-02000
S. Crawford30-01-20001
G. Martin00-00-00000
Totals 25-5112-2635172172
 49%46.2% 
Quinnipiac Bobcats
I. Azotam, F357-153-7100317
J. Jackson, F265-121-261411
A. Jackson, F161-30-12012
D. Johnson, G362-102-24456
Z. Hearst, G322-53-46237
N. Gause304-122-330112
O. Drame122-21-26045
E. Conti60-10-01120
J. Harris40-40-00000
M. Barnett20-00-02000
T. Bobb-Jones10-00-00000
Totals 23-6412-214382360
 35.9%57.1% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth6-214-570
St. Peters6-210-8168
Canisius5-312-790
Siena5-48-12170
Iona4-411-8118
Rider4-411-8192
Quinnipiac4-47-11255
Fairfield3-48-8171
Marist3-56-13260
Manhattan2-67-12230
Niagara2-65-14313

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Mt St Marys6-18-12181
St. Fran.-Pa.4-37-11287
Wagner3-47-10279
Sacred Heart3-48-12291
Robert Morris3-47-13266
Bryant2-55-15296
St. Fran.-NY2-54-16339
CCSU0-72-16348
 
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