Scores

Final

Fairfield 55

(9-5, 1-1 MAAC)

Old Dominion 54

(2-11, 0-1 CAA)

7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia

1 2 T
FAIR 27 2855
ODU 26 2854

Top Performers

Fairfield: M. Gilbert 8 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Old Dominion: D. Painter 16 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

Fairfield 55, Old Dominion 54

Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. -- Maurice Barrow put Fairfield ahead with a layup with 1:12 left as the Stags came back from a 10-point, second-half deficit to defeat Old Dominion 55-54 on Saturday night.

Old Dominion led 50-40 with 8:23 remaining, but the Stags tied the Monarchs at 52-all on Desmond Wade's 3-pointer with 4:11 left.

Fairfield took a 55-52 lead on Barrow's layup at 1:12 and held on for its fifth win in a row.

Amadou Sidibe led the Stags (9-5) with 10 points, and Marcus Gilbert had eight points and 10 rebounds.

DeShawn Painter had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Monarchs (2-11), and Richard Ross scored 15.

Old Dominion trailed 27-26 at halftime and 34-32 on Sidibe's jumper 3:27 in, but the Monarchs ran to a 50-40 advantage with Painter scoring eight points during the spurt.

Fairfield's Keith Matthews scored six points to narrow the gap to 52-47 with 5:31 remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAIR
ODU
Points 55 54
FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 21-45 (.467)
3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 3-9 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 9-14 (.643)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 10

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