Fordham vs Fairfield

Fairfield 74, Fordham 71

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Desmond Wade made a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left in the game to give Fairfield a 74-71 victory over Fordham on Tuesday in a consolation game of the NIT Season Kickoff tournament.

Wade scored 26 points for the Stags (3-2), and Amidou Sidibe had 10. Branden Frazier had 22 to lead for Fordham (1-4), Jeffrey Short scored 17 and Travion Leonard 10.

The Stags led 60-50 with 8:03 left, but Fordham (1-4) used a 16-7 run to cut it to 67-66 at 3:51. After Wade made a layup for a 69-66 advantage, Jeff Short's 3-pointer tied it for the first time in the second half 69-69 with 1:37 left.

Sidibe knocked down two free-throws for a 71-69 advantage for the Stags.

Fordham's Bryan Smith's layup tied it at 71-71 with 45 seconds left.

Frazier's 3-point shot to tie the game with 2 seconds left fell off the rim.

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Fordham Rams
T. Leonard, F194-72-350310
J. Myers, G393-50-05518
B. Frazier, G389-201-127122
B. Smith, G343-81-22247
K. Robinson, G81-10-00002
J. Short, G286-92-310217
R. Rhoomes, F150-11-21021
R. Canty, C142-30-07134
M. Thomas, G50-10-00100
Total 28-557-1127161671
 50.9%63.6% 
Fairfield Stags
M. Barrow, F312-75-84009
A. Sidibe, F261-28-881410
K. Matthews, F141-42-23114
D. Wade, G379-162-233126
D. Needham, G302-132-22237
C. Nickerson, G261-24-44206
M. Gilbert, F173-40-03128
C. Johnson, F142-30-01024
J. Jenkins, G50-10-00000
Total 21-5223-2633101374
 40.4%88.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton14-425-822
St. Bona.14-422-930
VCU14-425-1137
Saint Joes13-528-821
Geo. Wash.11-728-1068
Davidson10-820-1364
Rhode Island9-917-15120
Fordham8-1017-14176
Richmond7-1116-16121
Duquesne6-1217-17162
UMass6-1214-18170
George Mason5-1311-21202
Saint Louis5-1311-21206
La Salle4-149-22233

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Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318
 
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