Scores

Final

Manhattan 57

(3-5, 1-0 MAAC)

Fairfield 54

(2-10, 0-1 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, December 8, 2006

    Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    MAN 23 3457
    FAIR 24 3054

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: A. Pearson 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Fairfield: J. Han 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast

    Manhattan 57, Fairfield 54

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Antoine Pearson scored 14 points Friday night in leading Manhattan to a 57-54 victory over Fairfield in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

    Devon Austin and Patrick Bouli each had 13 points for the Jaspers (3-5, 1-0), who snapped a four-game losing streak.

    Jonathan Han led Fairfield (2-10, 0-1) with 13 points. The Stags shot 27.7 percent from the floor in losing their third straight.

    Pearson hit two free throws with 11 minutes left in the game, giving the Jaspers their first lead at 36-34. Fairfield took a 44-42 lead on two foul shots by Michael Van Schaick with 5:37 remaining, but the Jaspers used an 8-2 burst over the next four minutes to gain control.

    The teams combined for 52 fouls.

    Van Schaick and Herbie Allen each scored 10 points for Fairfield.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    FAIR
    Points 57 54
    FG Made-Attempted 17-45 (.378) 13-47 (.277)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-28 (.750) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 5

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