Scores

Final

Canisius 65

(5-13, 3-6 MAAC)

Fairfield 82

(10-8, 7-2 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 28, 2005

    Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    CAN 14 5165
    FAIR 47 3582

    Top Performers

    Canisius: A. Byrd 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl

    Fairfield: D. Gai 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Blk

    Fairfield 82, Canisius 65

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Deng Gai had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to help lead Fairfield to an 82-65 victory over Canisius Friday.

    Fairfield (10-8, 7-2) scored the game's first 13 points and led by 33 at halftime.

    The Stags led by as many as 35 in the second half before Canisius (5-13, 3-6) closed the gap some in the final minutes.

    The previous five meetings between the teams had been decided by five points or fewer, including an 81-80 overtime victory for Fairfield at Canisius on Dec. 4.

    Terrence Todd had 21 points, and DeWitt Maxwell added 19 points and eight rebounds for Fairfield, which committed just 10 turnovers and shot 48 percent.

    Dewitt Doss led Canisius with 14 points and Marcus Vanderheide added 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAN
    FAIR
    Points 65 82
    FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 31-65 (.477)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 17-23 (.739)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 34

    2004-05 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Dec 4, 2004 FAIR 81, @CAN 80Recap
    » Jan 28, 2005 @FAIR 82, CAN 65Recap