Scores

Final

Fairfield 65

(4-19, 1-11 MAAC)

Rider 73

(12-9, 8-4 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 3, 2014

    Alumni Gymnasium, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    FAIR 30 3565
    RID 32 4173

    Top Performers

    Fairfield: M. Barrow 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

    Rider: D. Stewart 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Stewart leads Rider past Fairfeld 73-65

    Associated Press

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Daniel Stewart scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Rider past Fairfield 73-65 Monday night.

    A conventional three-point play by Marcus Gilbert, with 15:08 to play, pulled Fairfield with five. But Rider outscored the Stags 10-4 over next four minutes, extending its lead to 54-45 and forcing four of Fairfield's 15 second-half turnovers during that span.

    Gilbert pulled the Stags within six on a 3-pointer with 2 minutes left before a three-point play by Stewart made it 69-60.

    Fairfield committed three turnovers in the final 1:24 and Rider held on for the win.

    Jimmie Taylor added 14 points and Kahlil Thomas 11 for Rider (12-9, 8-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who made 8 of 16 3-point shots and forced 21 turnovers.

    Maurice Barrow finished with 22 point and eight rebounds for Fairfield (4-19, 1-11). Gilbert finished with 15 points and eight boards.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAIR
    RID
    Points 65 73
    FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 8-16 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 21-30 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

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