Scores

Final

Hofstra 61

(19-9, 10-6 CAA)

Fairfield 56

(15-13, 8-8 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 21, 2009

    Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    HOF 27 3461
    FAIR 23 3356

    Top Performers

    Hofstra: C. Jenkins 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 9 Ast, 3 Stl

    Fairfield: Y. Hawkins 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Hofstra 61, Fairfield 56

    Associated Press

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    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Charles Jenkins and Cornelius Vines scored 13 points apiece to lead Hofstra over Fairfield 61-56 Saturday night.

    Vines hit a 3-pointer with 56 seconds left to give the Pride (19-9) a 54-51 lead and Hofstra shot 7-of-8 from the foul line down the stretch to seal the win. Zygis Sestokas added 12 points.

    Yorel Hawkins scored 18 points and added eight rebounds to lead the Stags (15-13), who have lost four straight. Herbie Allen had 15 points and Lyndon Jordan added 10.

    Despite committing nine of their 17 turnovers in the first half, the Pride led 27-23 at the break.

    Fairfield erased the lead with a 10-2 run to open the second half, taking a 33-29 advantage on a dunk from Hawkins at the 17:17 mark.

    Hofstra countered with a 9-0 run to take a 38-33 edge, and the teams would trade leads until the final minute.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOF
    FAIR
    Points 61 56
    FG Made-Attempted 18-45 (.400) 19-46 (.413)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-20 (.850) 10-12 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 10

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