Drexel vs Fairfield

Fairfield 69, Drexel 58

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Derrick Needham scored in double figures for the seventh straight game and Fairfield used its best shooting performance of the season to beat Drexel 69-58 Sunday in a nonconference game.

Needham finished with 20, Desmond Wade 15 and Maurice Barrow and Colin Nickerson 12 apiece for Fairfield, winners of three straight games. Only two players shot under 50 percent for the Stags, who shot 58 percent (25 of 43).

Fairfield (7-5) led 28-24 at intermission but the teams exchanged leads eight times over the first 6 minutes of the second half. Wade hit a 3-pointer to help Fairfield take the lead for good, 39-38, then followed with a layup as the Stags outscored Drexel 17-4 over the next 7 minutes.

Damian Lee led Drexel (3-7) with 15 points but the Dragons shot just 38.1 percent (21 of 55) from the field, their second worst outing of the season.

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Drexel Dragons
D. Ruffin, F365-110-251210
D. McCoy, F234-60-08038
D. Lee, G404-155-661215
F. Massenat, G332-97-710311
D. Thomas, G210-10-01000
K. Abif, F212-32-35116
T. Allen, F194-100-13148
A. Younger, G70-00-02110
Total 21-5514-193351658
 38.2%73.7% 
Fairfield Stags
M. Barrow, F344-63-332312
K. Matthews, F322-30-05204
A. Sidibe, F292-31-26045
C. Nickerson, G375-71-354312
D. Needham, G276-96-611320
D. Wade, G276-121-222115
J. Mikulic, F110-21-31041
C. Johnson, F30-10-00000
Total 25-4313-1926111869
 58.1%68.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.7-018-232
Charleston6-115-556
Northeastern5-212-797
J. Madison4-36-14273
Will. & Mary3-39-8116
Elon3-411-9175
Towson3-411-9125
Drexel1-57-12236
Hofstra1-69-11190
Delaware1-68-12254

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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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