Penn 53
Fairfield 62
Date of game: 11/13/2012

Recap: Fairfield vs. Penn

Charlottesville, VA (Sports Network) - Derek Needham totaled 14 points to lead the Fairfield Stags to a 62-53 decision over the Penn Quakers in the first- ever meeting between the schools at the South Regional consolation game of the NIT Preseason Tip-Off.

Maurice Barrow and Colin Nickerson added 10 points apiece for the Stags (2-1), who lost to Virginia on Monday.

Fran Dougherty poured in a career-high 31 points to go with 10 rebounds for the Quakers (1-2), who fell to Delaware one day prior.

Fairfield limited Penn to 33.3 percent shooting in the first half and led 33-28 at the break.

Dougherty's layup early in the second half pulled the Quakers within one, but the Stags pulled away for good with a 12-2 run, ending on Nickerson's lay-in just prior to the midway point which provided a 45-34 advantage.

Penn was only able to close the gap to nine thereafter.

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