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