Rider 59
Fairfield 69
Date of game: 2/1/2013

Recap: Fairfield vs. Rider

Bridgeport, CT (Sports Network) - Maurice Barrow hung up a double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds to carry the Fairfield Stags to a 69-59 win over the Rider Broncs in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at Webster Bank Arena.

Derek Needham added 15 points for Fairfield (13-10, 5-6 MAAC) which has won three straight.

Daniel Stewart had 22 points and Jonathon Thompson chipped in 10 for Rider (11-12, 6-5) which has lost three straight.

Although they shot just 37 percent from the floor in the opening period, the Stags led 35-30 at the break by knocking down 13-of-15 shots from the free-throw line.

In the second half the Stags heated up to 54.5 percent shooting which was enough to hold off the Broncs who had just nine field goals in the period.

Fairfield forced 17 turnovers which it converted into 17 points. The Stags also had a 17-8 edge in second chance points.

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