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Baron helps Canisius beat Fairfield 67-55
CANISIUS 67, FAIRFIELD 55
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Billy Baron and Harold Washington each
scored 19 points as Canisius defeated Fairfield 67-55 Friday
night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener.
The Golden Griffins (5-1), who finished 5-25 last season, have
already matched that victory total in their first season for
coach Jim Baron.
Billy Baron, the coach's son, made 5 of 7 shots in the first
half and had 12 of his points as Canisius took a 36-30 lead at
the break. He transferred from Rhode Island after last season
when his father left there to take the Canisius job.
Washington scored 14 of his points in the second half. Jordan
Heath scored 10 points and blocked four shots for the Golden
Griffins before fouling out.
Derek Needham, with 11 points, was the only player in double
figures for the Stags (4-5), who had won their last nine games
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