LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Maurice Barrow came off the bench to score 13 points and grab 10 rebounds as Fairfield beat Rider 65-52 Sunday, snapping a two-game winning streak for the Broncs.
Rider (6-5, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led by as much as 11, 26-15, in the first half before Fairfield used a 17-4 run over the final 4 minutes to cut the deficit to 32-29 at intermission. The Broncs missed their first six second-half shots and Fairfield capitalized, taking a 45-34 lead before Rider's first bucket of the frame.
Fairfield (5-5, 1-1) led by at least six the rest of the way.
Shooting guard Jaylen Nowell, ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100, chose the Washington Huskies on Wednesday over California. As a junior he led Garfield Heights to a state championship and was named MVP of the tournament.
Donnie Tyndall is appealing the 10-year show-cause penalty that was handed down by the NCAA in April for violations stemming from his time as men's basketball coach at Southern Mississippi.
Top-50 prospect Jaylen Nowell committed to Washington on Wednesday. Nowell, a shooting guard, is No. 45 on the ESPN 100.