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NCAA Game Summary - Canisius at Fairfield



(Saturday, February 1st)

Final Score: Canisius 84, Fairfield 58

Bridgeport, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Manhertz recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Canisius Golden Griffins cruised to an 84-58 win over the Fairfield Stags in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference at Webster Bank Arena.

Billy Baron tallied a game-high 17 points for Canisius (16-7, 10-2 MAAC), followed by Dominique Raney and Zach Lewis with 15 and 11 points, respectively, as the squad won for the seventh time in the last eight outings.

The Stags (4-18, 1-10) were led by Marcus Gilbert with 14 points and seven rebounds, but he shot only 5-of-15 from the floor, while Steve Johnston pitched in with 12 points, on 4-of-9 shooting behind the 3-point line.

Both teams shot under 39 percent from the field in the first half, but despite converting only 11-of-33 from the floor and 4-of-19 behind the 3-point line in the frame, Fairfield was still within four points at the break, 33-29.

The numbers for the Stags in the second half were almost the same, but Canisius improved to 48.4 percent from the field and 19-of-24 at the free- throw line in order to grab the 26-point win.

In addition to being outscored 25-5 at the charity stripe, Fairfield turned the ball over 19 times, resulting in 21 points for Canisius.

All alone in last place in the MAAC standings, Fairfield has fallen in four straight and nine of the last 10.

02/01 15:10:43 ET

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