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NCAA Game Summary - Saint Peter's at Fairfield



(Wednesday, January 8th)

Final Score: Saint Peter's 56, Fairfield 55

Bridgeport, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - A 3-pointer by Desi Washington as time expired lifted the Saint Peter's Peacocks to a thrilling 56-55 win over the Fairfield Stags in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference battle at Webster Bank Arena.

Washington finished with just seven points for the Peacocks (5-9, 1-4 MAAC) on 2-of-8 shooting from the floor as the team snapped a two-game slide. Jamel Fields came off the bench to register a team-best 13 points and Trevis Wyche added 12 for the visitors.

The Stags (3-12, 0-5), losers of three straight and four of the last five, were paced by Justin Jenkins who tallied a game-high 16 points, followed by Maurice Barrow and Marcus Gilbert with 10 points apiece.

Saint Peter's shot a mere 33.3 percent from the floor in the first half, connecting on only nine total field goals, leaving the squad with a 31-23 deficit at the break.

In the second half the Peacocks dropped down to just 29.0 percent accuracy from the floor, including 2-of-8 beyond the arc, but at the same time Fairfield connected on a total of only six field goals, 1-of-8 on the perimeter, allowing the visitors to stay close and eventually escape with the win.

The teams both knocked down 18 field goals and 15 free throws overall, the only difference being the Peacocks had one more 3-point basket on the night.

01/08 21:38:39 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
12th
NOR 3
DUR 5
 
3rd
PIT 0
CAR 10
 
Final
CIN 7
CHC 2
Final
DET 3
NYY 2
Final
SFG 4
COL 1
6th
BAL 4
TAM 4
 
9th
NYM 1
ATL 3
 
4th
CWS 1
CLE 1
 
4th
KAN 2
MIN 4
 
4th
HOU 0
TEX 2
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
4th
SCAR 28
TEXAM 52
 
3rd
LAMON 10
WAKE 10
 
2nd
MISS 7
BSU 3
 
2nd
TULSA 7
TULA 21
 
10:00pm Tonight
WASU
RUTG
10:13pm Tonight
VANDY
TEMPL
10:30pm Tonight
ARST
WEBER
Final
JAC 14
ATL 24
 
4th
BUF 0
DET 20
 
4th
CIN 28
IND 0
 
3rd
GBP 27
KAN 7
 
4th
PHI 23
NYJ 7
 
4th
MIA 7
STL 13
 
3rd
PIT 0
CAR 10
 
3rd
NYG 10
NEP 10
 
3rd
TAM 3
WAS 10
 
Half
NOS 13
BAL 16
 
2nd
CLE 14
CHI 13
 
2nd
DAL 3
DEN 7
 
Half
TEN 0
MIN 16
 
2nd
HOU 6
SFX 7
 
10:00pm Tonight
SDC
ARI
10:00pm Tonight
OAK
SEA
12th
NOR 3
DUR 5