LEWISTON, N.Y. -- Juan'ya Green scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half as Niagara edged Fairfield 71-67 Saturday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.
Green, a sophomore guard, made 12 of 13 free throws for the Purple Eagles (7-7, 3-1), including 5 of 6 in the final 39 seconds, to help snap a six-game winning streak for the Stags (10-6, 2-2).
After trailing 44-41, Niagara scored on 11 of its next 12 possessions to take a 64-58 lead with 4:23 left.
Niagara had a huge advantage at the free-throw line, making 27 of 37 to Fairfield's 6 of 15. The Stags also committed 21 turnovers to 11 for the Purple Eagles.
Antoine Mason added 11 points for Niagara.
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