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Houston beats Fairfield 88-66 for 7-1 start

HOUSTON (AP) Rob Gray scored 20 points, Corey Davis Jr. added 16 points with five 3-pointers and Houston beat Fairfield 88-66 on Wednesday.

Davis made four of his 3s in the first half and scored 13 points to help Houston build a 41-26 advantage. Gray had 12 points in the half as the Cougars shot 56 percent, including 6 of 8 3-pointers.

Devin Davis had 11 points and nine rebounds for Houston (7-1), which lost to Drexel 84-80 in the second game of the season. Breaon Brady and Wes VanBeck each added 10 points. Brady added eight rebounds and VanBeck made three of Houston's 11 3-pointers.

Houston has outrebounded its opponent in every game this season, including a 40-28 edge against Fairfield.

Tyler Nelson scored 17 points and Jesus Cruz added 16 for Fairfield (3-5). Jerome Segura chipped in 11.

In the only other series meeting, Houston legend Elvin Hayes had 48 points and 25 rebounds and George Reynolds added a triple-double in a 108-76 win over the Stags on Jan. 29, 1969.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Fairfield 3-5 264066
home team logo Houston 7-1 414788
Team Stats
away team logo Fairfield 3-5 66.8 PPG 33.8 RPG 12.9 APG
home team logo Houston 7-1 75.3 PPG 44.4 RPG 14.8 APG
Key Players
25
L. Taliaferro 12.3 PPG 2.0 RPG 1.0 APG 39.9 FG%
5
C. Davis Jr. 17.0 PPG 3.3 RPG 2.8 APG 42.0 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB