PHILADELPHIA -- Derek Needham hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds left and Fairfield earned a 60-57 victory over Saint Joseph's Saturday in nonconference action.
Needham hit the 3-pointer for a 59-57 lead, and then drew an offensive foul on the Hawks' ensuing possession. Fairfield inbounded the ball to Needham, who was fouled and hit 1 of 2 foul shots, and Jones' buzzer-beating 3-point attempt clanged off the rim to end the game.
Needham finished with a game-high 24 points.
The Hawks' Ronald Roberts Jr. had 19 points and 11 rebounds.
The win was Fairfield's first over Saint Joseph's since 1977-78, ending a 10-game losing streak in the series.
The Stags have now won four straight.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.