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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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-LRPI Rank
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St. Peters14-618-12134
Iona12-819-12118
Siena12-815-16139
Fairfield11-916-13172
Canisius10-1017-14157
Rider10-1017-14198
Quinnipiac7-1310-20260
Niagara6-149-22291
Manhattan5-1510-21252
Marist5-158-23276

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Dayton14-223-521
VCU13-323-624
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Richmond11-517-1191
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La Salle8-814-13119
Davidson7-914-13112
Fordham7-913-16197
Saint Louis5-1110-19244
UMass4-1214-15178
Saint Josephs3-1310-18187
Duquesne3-1310-19239
 
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