Recap: Fairfield vs. Marist
Bridgeport, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - Marcus Gilbert and Maurice Barrow each poured in 22 points, as the Fairfield Stags ended their regular season with a 78-74 victory over the Marist Red Foxes in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at Webster Bank Arena.
Gilbert and Barrow combined to shoot 9-of-17 from beyond the arc for Fairfield (7-24, 4-16 MAAC), which snapped a two-game losing streak. K.J. Rose added 11 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for the hosts.
For Marist (11-18, 8-11), losers of three straight, Adam Kemp registered 20 points, a career-high 19 rebounds and five blocks, Chavaughn Lewis netted 18 points and Khallid Hart poured in 13.
Neither team shot greater than 37 percent from the floor in the first half, but Fairfield attempted a staggering 41 field goals, compared to just 21 for Marist, as it went into the halftime locker room with a 40-25 lead.
The Stags built a lead as large as 19 after intermission, and while the Red Foxes climbed back to make their deficit just four in the final minute, they would get no closer.
Fairfield finished the night an outstanding 12-of-25 from 3-point range, while Marist was just 5-of-12 from long distance.Game Notes