Scores

Final

Rider 59

(11-12, 6-5 MAAC)

Fairfield 69

(13-10, 5-6 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, February 1, 2013

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut

1 2 T
RID 30 2959
FAIR 35 3469

Top Performers

Rider: D. Stewart 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Fairfield: M. Barrow 25 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Fairfield 69, Rider 59

Associated Press

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
RID
FAIR
Points 59 69
FG Made-Attempted 19-39 (.487) 22-49 (.449)
3P Made-Attempted 2-8 (.250) 3-10 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 22-25 (.880)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 11

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Dec 9, 2012 FAIR 65, @RID 52Recap
» Feb 1, 2013 @FAIR 69, RID 59Recap
Mar 9, 2013 FAIR 43, @RID 42Recap