Marist vs Fairfield

Fairfield 71, Marist 37

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Josip Mikulic netted 16 points and Fairfield shot nearly 60 percent from the field as the Stags stomped Marist 71-37 Thursday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.

Fairfield (11-10, 3-6) knocked down 59.2 percent (29 of 49) from the field and 11 of 22 from 3-point range, and snapped a five-game losing skid.

Mikulic hit 6 of 10 from the field and 4 of 7 from 3-point range, and Desmond Wade scored 13 points for Fairfield.

Derek Needham, coming off consecutive 20-plus point games, scored just eight points but tallied four assists, giving him 500 handouts in his career with the Stags.

Marist (5-15, 2-7), which had just snapped an eight-game losing streak against St. Peter's on Jan. 19, was paced by Anell Alexis' 10 points.

The Red Foxes hit 31.1 percent (14 of 45) from the field, with leading scorer Chavaughn Lewis hitting just 2 of 14.

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Marist Red Foxes
P. Lawrence, F391-81-25223
A. Kemp, F253-40-16206
A. Alexis, F244-50-030110
I. Morton, G341-31-21214
C. Lewis, G302-143-62117
M. Thomas182-60-22005
T. Curry151-30-03112
P. Prinsloo90-10-01000
E. Truog60-10-00010
Totals 14-455-13278737
 31.1%38.5% 
Fairfield Stags
M. Gilbert, F302-90-06135
A. Sidibe, F273-30-07016
J. Mikulic, C256-100-023316
D. Wade, G295-90-022113
D. Needham, G254-70-03418
S. Johnston233-40-00229
C. Nickerson172-30-04314
C. Johnson131-11-23003
M. Barrow93-31-21127
K. Matthews20-00-00010
Totals 29-492-430161571
 59.2%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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