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Fairfield 72, Quinnipiac 60

Maurice Barrow scored 19 points, including a pair of layups down the stretch, as Fairfield pulled away in the final 5 minutes to defeat Quinnipiac 72-60 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. The Stags, in their first game under former Princeton coach Sydney Johnson, led by as many as 15 points in each half and were up 53-39 with 13:32 left, but a dunk and a layup by...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

NCAAB Game Preview - Friars underdogs vs Stags at Fairfield

Nov 14, 7:30 PM | Webster Bank Arena Providence Friars vs Fairfield Stags Odds 1-0TEAM RECORD1-0 The visiting Friars hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Webster Bank Arena against the Fairfield Stags. The Stags sport records of 1-0 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Friars have 1-0 and 0-0 ATS marks on...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Providence... Upsets Fairfield? Meanwhile, FSU Rolls

Providence 80, Fairfield 72Yes, this was an "upset". Fairfield was favored by about seven points in Vegas. Fairfield is the team most people think is the favorite in the MAAC. While I picked them back in April, I switched to Iona after MoMo Jones became eligible to play. I do still think Fairfield is a borderline Top 100 team in the nation, however. Providence, meanwhile...
Via Basketball Predictions
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Pre-game Chatter: Fairfield

The Fairfield Stags, last year’s MAAC champion, come to town tomorrow looking to show the Gophers just what they’re all about. In addition to our preview, John Templon of Big Apple Buckets answered a few questions about Fairfield and what we might expect come game time.   FTB: Fairfield is coming off two impressive seasons [...] Related posts:Picking the non-conference season...
Via From The Barn
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Gophers vs. Fairfield Preview

So the Gophers sit at 2-0 with two double-digit victories over teams with legitimate chances to win their admittedly low-level conferences and reach the NCAA Tournament.  Yet all is not well, because although the final margin of both games would lead you to believe these were fairly easy wins they most certainly were anything but.  Falling behind in the second half twice and coming...
Via Down with Goldy
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

A win, but fairly painful

Some will focus on the ugly, some will focus on the win, and those who were there just hope the rest of the games are more entertaining. The Golden Gophers beat the Fairfield Stags 67-57 for their third straight double-digit win, but the 43 combined turnovers, 20 combined missed three-pointers, and 53 free-throws never allowed [...] Related posts:Fairfield is a more than fair test...
Via From The Barn
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield 73, Holy Cross 52

Maurice Barrow scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Fairfield over Holy Cross 73-52 on Sunday. The Stags (2-2) led 31-29 at halftime, before the Crusaders scored the first five points of the second half to take the lead. Fairfield then went on a 24-8 run to take a 13-point lead, 55-42, with 8 minutes remaining. The Stags increased their lead to as much as 25 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield 55, Arizona St. 44

Rakim Sanders scored 21 points and Fairfield beat Arizona State 55-44 in the first round of the Old Spice Classic on Thursday night. Fairfield (3-2) will play Dayton, which beat Wake Forest 80-76, in a winner's bracket game Friday. Trent Lockett scored 15 points for Arizona State (1-3). The Sun Devils will face Wake Forest in a consolation-round matchup Friday. The Sun Devils...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

ASU falls to Wake Forest, on to consolation-round

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Rakim Sanders scored 21 points and Fairfield beat Arizona State 55-44 in the first round of the Old Spice Classic on Thursday night. Fairfield (3-2) will play Dayton, which beat Wake Forest 80-76, in a winner's bracket game Friday. Trent Lockett scored 15 points for Arizona State (1-3). The Sun Devils will face Wake Forest in a consolation-round...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield Stags take on Sycamores in college basketball test

Nov 27, 4:30 PM | Wide World of Sports Complex Fairfield Stags vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds 3-3TEAM RECORD5-1 Fairfield pays a visit to Indiana State on Sunday, hoping to send the Sycamores to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Wide World of Sports Complex. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Wide World of Sports Complex. The Sycamores...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Stags face Niagara Purple Eagles: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Dec 2, 7:00 PM | Gallagher Center Fairfield Stags vs Niagara Purple Eagles Odds 3-4TEAM RECORD3-3 Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Fairfield when they take on the Purple Eagles on Friday in college hoops betting action. The Stags will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 1-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Purple...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield 79, Niagara 75

Sean Crawford scored 19 points, including all of Fairfield's final five points in the game's last 1:14, as the Stags edged Niagara 79-75 on Friday night in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Fairfield, which led for nearly the entire game, had just a 60-58 advantage with 7 1/2 minutes left to play. But Maurice Barrow's free throw started an...
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December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Green’s 35 Points Not Enough as Niagara Loses to Fairfield

Juan’ya Green scored 35 points and Niagara shot 45.8% from the field but it wasn’t enough for the Purple Eagles on Friday night as they lost to Fairfield 79-75. Fairfield shot lights out as they made over 50% of their shots from the field and shot an impressive 40% from behind the arc. The Stags got the majority of their scoring from only four players as they only had six total...
Via Queen City Sports
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Canisius Golden Griffins vs Fairfield Stags Preview

Dec 4, 5:00 PM | Koessler Center Fairfield Stags vs Canisius Golden Griffins Odds 4-4TEAM RECORD1-4 The Canisius Golden Griffins host Fairfield on Sunday, looking to build on their 1-4 mark against the 4-4 Stags in college hoops action at Koessler Center. The Golden Griffins currently sports a 1-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield 68, Canisius 59

Rakim Sanders scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Fairfield over Canisius 68-59 on Sunday for its eighth straight win in the series. Derek Needham also had 19 points for the Stags (5-4, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who held the Golden Griffins to 39.2 percent shooting (20 of 51). Fairfield scored 23 points off 18 turnovers, and continued its strong defensive...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield at Canisius 12/4/2011

Game #8-188: Fairfield Stags at Canisius Golden GriffinsDecember 4, 2011 5:00 pmKoessler Athletic CenterBBState Stats/RecapThirty seconds into the game, a thunderous one-handed put back dunk by the Fairfield Stags' seven-footer Ryan Olander portends great things for this game Sunday at Canisius College's Koessler Athletic Centre. The 1,011 expectant fans are making an inordinate...
Via The Mid-Majority
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Old Dominion Monarchs take on Stags in college basketball test

Dec 9, 9:00 PM | Webster Bank Arena Old Dominion Monarchs vs Fairfield Stags Odds 5-3TEAM RECORD5-4 The Fairfield Stags will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Monarchs at Webster Bank Arena in NCAAB action. Fairfield battles the Monarchs, currently sitting with a 5-3 mark (3-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield 59, Old Dominion 51

Derek Needham scored 19 points to lead Fairfield to a 59-51 victory over Old Dominion on Friday night at the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase. Rakim Sanders added 15 rebounds and nine points for the Stags (6-4), who led 26-9 with 4:11 remaining in the first half. Kent Bazemore and Dimitri Batten led a late first-half surge by the Monarchs (5-4) that got them back to within 29-23 at...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

New Hampshire Wildcats home to Stags in NCAAB betting action

Dec 11, 1:00 PM | Lundholm Gymnasium Fairfield Stags vs New Hampshire Wildcats Odds 6-4TEAM RECORD3-3 Fairfield travels to New Hampshire on Sunday, hoping to boost its 6-4 record with a victory over the Wildcats. The Wildcats are 3-3 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Stags, meanwhile, are 6-4 and 3-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Hampshire...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield 58, New Hampshire 52

Ryan Olander scored 19 points to lead Fairfield over New Hampshire 58-52 on Sunday. Olander was 8 of 11 from the field for the Stags (7-4), who shot 52.6 percent for the game (20 of 38). Fairfield led 25-19 at halftime, after a poor shooting first half by the Wildcats, who shot just 26.9 percent (7 of 26). The Wildcats (3-4) improved in the second half to 34.4-percent shooting...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield-UConn Preview

Connecticut is gearing up nicely for its upcoming Big East schedule. Before the eighth-ranked Huskies can turn their attention to conference play, they'll try for a fifth consecutive victory while looking to continue their dominance over visiting Fairfield on Thursday night. UConn (9-1) has regrouped to win four in a row since losing 68-63 to Central Florida on Nov. 25 in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Connecticut Huskies vs Fairfield Stags in college hoops odds

Dec 22, 7:00 PM | Gampel Pavilion Fairfield Stags vs Connecticut Huskies Odds 7-4TEAM RECORD9-1 The Huskies hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Fairfield Stags pay a visit to Gampel Pavilion on the college basketball betting menu. The Stags will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 3-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Huskies are 3-3...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

No. 8 UConn 79, Fairfield 71

Shabazz Napier scored 24 points to lead No. 8 Connecticut over in-state rival Fairfield 79-71 on Thursday night in the final game before coach Jim Calhoun serves a three-game suspension for NCAA recruiting violations. Jeremy Lamb added 18 points and freshman center Andre Drummond had 16 points, nine rebounds, four steals and two blocks for the Huskies (10-1), who won their 41st...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Fairfield falls to No. 8 UConn 79-71

Fairfield came close to becoming the first team from Connecticut to beat UConn since 1986. A moral victory wasn't what the Stags were looking for. Shabazz Napier scored 24 points to lead the Huskies to a 79-71 win on Thursday, but only after Fairfield closed a 22-point second half deficit to just three with 2:23 left to play. ''We dug ourselves a sizeable hole against...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

UConn Survives Fairfield, 79-71

Basketball is a game which is played for 40 minutes. Sometimes, a team can "play" for 28 minutes and win. And that's about exactly what the UConn Huskies did on Thursday night against the Fairfield Stags. The Huskies held off a late second half rally by the Stags to win the "Battle of the Olanders" 79-71 in front of 13,821 at the XL Center in Hartford,...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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