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Fairfield vs Saint Joseph's

Fairfield 60, Saint Joseph's 57

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Derek Needham hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds left and Fairfield earned a 60-57 victory over Saint Joseph's Saturday in nonconference action.

The Stags (8-5) led 56-54 until Carl Jones hit two free throws with 1:51 left, and then Chris Wilson added another foul shot for Saint Joseph's (5-4) for a 57-56 lead with 30 seconds remaining.

Needham hit the 3-pointer for a 59-57 lead, and then drew an offensive foul on the Hawks' ensuing possession. Fairfield inbounded the ball to Needham, who was fouled and hit 1 of 2 foul shots, and Jones' buzzer-beating 3-point attempt clanged off the rim to end the game.

Needham finished with a game-high 24 points.

The Hawks' Ronald Roberts Jr. had 19 points and 11 rebounds.

The win was Fairfield's first over Saint Joseph's since 1977-78, ending a 10-game losing streak in the series.

The Stags have now won four straight.

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Scoreboard
Fairfield (8-5) «283260
Saint Joseph's (5-4)273057
 
Fairfield Stags
A. Sidibe, F325-110-291210
M. Gilbert, F293-50-14128
K. Matthews, F172-30-15034
D. Needham, G368-153-435424
C. Nickerson, G221-30-02132
D. Wade232-70-03515
M. Barrow191-51-43133
C. Johnson81-10-01022
J. Mikulic80-20-00230
J. Jenkins60-12-21002
Totals 23-536-1433162360
 43.4%42.9% 
Saint Joseph's Hawks
R. Roberts, Jr., F387-165-8111319
C. Aiken, F373-86-654313
L. Galloway, G395-112-262415
C. Wilson, G392-73-46437
C. Jones, G360-73-62123
P. Ndao70-10-01010
I. Miles30-10-01000
D. Quarles10-00-00000
Totals 17-5119-2636121657
 33.3%73.1% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Iona17-322-11
Manhattan15-525-8
Quinnipiac14-620-12
Canisius14-621-13
Siena11-920-18
Rider9-1114-17
St. Peters9-1114-17
Marist9-1112-19
Monmouth5-1511-21
Fairfield4-167-25
Niagara3-177-26

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Saint Louis13-327-7
VCU12-426-9
Geo. Wash.11-524-9
Saint Joes11-524-10
UMass10-624-9
Dayton10-626-11
Richmond8-819-14
La Salle7-915-16
St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
Duquesne5-1113-17
George Mason4-1211-20
Fordham2-1410-21
 
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