Scores

Final

Fordham 71

(1-4, 0-2 away)

Fairfield 74

(3-2, 0-0 home)

    6:00 PM ET, November 20, 2012

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    FORD 37 3471
    FAIR 40 3474

    Top Performers

    Fordham: B. Frazier 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast

    Fairfield: D. Wade 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Fairfield 74, Fordham 71

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Desmond Wade made a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left in the game to give Fairfield a 74-71 victory over Fordham on Tuesday in a consolation game of the NIT Season Kickoff tournament.

    Wade scored 26 points for the Stags (3-2), and Amidou Sidibe had 10. Branden Frazier had 22 to lead for Fordham (1-4), Jeffrey Short scored 17 and Travion Leonard 10.

    The Stags led 60-50 with 8:03 left, but Fordham (1-4) used a 16-7 run to cut it to 67-66 at 3:51. After Wade made a layup for a 69-66 advantage, Jeff Short's 3-pointer tied it for the first time in the second half 69-69 with 1:37 left.

    Sidibe knocked down two free-throws for a 71-69 advantage for the Stags.

    Fordham's Bryan Smith's layup tied it at 71-71 with 45 seconds left.

    Frazier's 3-point shot to tie the game with 2 seconds left fell off the rim.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FORD
    FAIR
    Points 71 74
    FG Made-Attempted 28-55 (.509) 21-52 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 23-26 (.885)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 10

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