Fairfield 64
Siena 54
Date of game: 2/4/2013

Recap: Siena vs. Fairfield

Albany, NY (Sports Network) - Derek Needham scored a game-high 18 points as the Fairfield Stags registered a 64-54 win over the Siena Saints in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at the Times Union Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Stags (14-10, 6-6 MAAC) were Maurice Barrow and Amadou Sidibe with 11 and 10 points, respectively, as they picked up their fourth straight win.

The Saints (6-17, 4-8) were paced by O.D. Anosike with 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists, but still the squad had a two-game win streak come to an end. Trenity Burdine contributed 10 points and seven rebounds as well.

Siena led by as many as five points in the first half, but the team shot just 1-of-7 behind the 3-point line over the first 20 minutes of action, leaving the hosts with a 27-25 deficit at the break. Fairfield shot only 35.3 percent in the opening frame, 3-of-13 beyond the arc and failed to make a single trip to the free-throw line.

In the second half the Saints connected on a mere 33.3 percent from the field, allowing the Stags to pull away and claim the double-digit win.

In a game that featured 10 ties and 13 lead changes, Fairfield survived despite shooting only 5-of-23 out on the perimeter.

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