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.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

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Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276
 
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