Scores

Final

Fairfield 61

(12-10, 4-6 MAAC)

St. Peter's 54

(6-14, 1-9 MAAC)

2:00 PM ET, January 27, 2013

Yanitelli Center, Jersey City, New Jersey

1 2 T
FAIR 28 3361
SPU 24 3054

Top Performers

Fairfield: D. Wade 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

St. Peter's: Y. Raymond 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Fairfield 61, St. Peter's 54

Associated Press

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Derek Needham scored 19 points and Desmond Wade posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 boards as Fairfield defeated Saint Peter's 61-54 Sunday in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play.

Saint Peter's (6-14, 1-9) held an early 12-6 advantage but Fairfield used an 11-2 run to take the lead for good, 17-14. The Stags led 28-24 at the break and pushed their lead to 11 four times in the second half.

The Peacocks shot 47.6 percent (10 of 21) in the first half but fell to 34.4 percent (11 of 32) in the second half.

Fairfield (12-10, 4-6), which didn't shoot a single free throw in the first half, made 12 of 16 shots from the line in the second half, including six in the final 2 minutes.

Yvon Raymond's 19 points led Saint Peter's.

Fairfield has had both a five-game skid and six-game winning streak this season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAIR
SPU
Points 61 54
FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 21-53 (.396)
3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 2-8 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 10-14 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 6

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 27, 2013 FAIR 61, @SPU 54Recap
Feb 7, 2013 @FAIR 61, SPU 44Recap
Mar 8, 2013 @FAIR 54, SPU 47Recap