BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Josip Mikulic netted 16 points and Fairfield shot nearly 60 percent from the field as the Stags stomped Marist 71-37 Thursday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.
Fairfield (11-10, 3-6) knocked down 59.2 percent (29 of 49) from the field and 11 of 22 from 3-point range, and snapped a five-game losing skid.
Mikulic hit 6 of 10 from the field and 4 of 7 from 3-point range, and Desmond Wade scored 13 points for Fairfield.
Derek Needham, coming off consecutive 20-plus point games, scored just eight points but tallied four assists, giving him 500 handouts in his career with the Stags.
Marist (5-15, 2-7), which had just snapped an eight-game losing streak against St. Peter's on Jan. 19, was paced by Anell Alexis' 10 points.
The Red Foxes hit 31.1 percent (14 of 45) from the field, with leading scorer Chavaughn Lewis hitting just 2 of 14.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.