Rider vs Fairfield

Fairfield 69, Rider 59


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Maurice Barrow came off the bench to score a career-high 25 points and grab 10 rebounds as Fairfield defeated Rider 69-59 Friday night for a sweep of their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference season series.

The junior forward earned his second double-double this season for the Stags (13-10, 5-6) and both have come against the Broncs. He had 13 points and 10 rebounds in Fairfield's 65-62 win at Rider on Dec. 9.

Rider (11-12, 6-5) rallied from a 35-30 halftime deficit for a 44-44 tie with 10:59 left before a 14-4 run, including 10 points by Barrow, put the Stags ahead 58-48 with 5:28 remaining.

Fairfield, which won its third straight, was sharp at the free-throw line, making 22 of 25. Barrow made 9 of 9 and Derek Needham, who finished with 15 points, made 6 of 6.

Daniel Stewart scored 22 points to lead Rider, which lost its third straight.

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Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F346-1210-1351422
A. Myles, F232-56-731310
D. Nd-Ezuma, C171-42-22034
J. Thompson, G364-81-222210
N. Lindsey, G141-10-02132
Z. Sadler282-30-02034
K. Alford182-30-03014
T. Pereira151-20-01023
S. Valentine130-10-01020
J. Nwaniemeke10-00-00000
D. Stewart10-00-00000
Totals 19-3919-242552359
Fairfield Stags
A. Sidibe, F193-60-04046
M. Gilbert, F70-00-01110
J. Mikulic, F70-20-00010
D. Needham, G344-106-613315
D. Wade, G301-54-40527
M. Barrow378-139-9102225
C. Nickerson353-62-37208
S. Johnston141-30-00003
K. Matthews90-20-01040
C. Johnson82-21-32045
Totals 22-4922-2528132169
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Peters14-623-13130