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01/27/2013 5:13 PM EST
Needham lifts Fairfield over Saint Peter's 61-54
FAIRFIELD 61, ST PETERS 54
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Derek Needham scored 19 points and
Desmond Wade posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 boards
as Fairfield defeated Saint Peter's 61-54 Sunday in Metro
Atlantic Athletic Conference play.
Saint Peter's (6-14, 1-9) held an early 12-6 advantage but
Fairfield used an 11-2 run to take the lead for good, 17-14. The
Stags led 28-24 at the break and pushed their lead to 11 four
times in the second half.
The Peacocks shot 47.6 percent (10 of 21) in the first half but
fell to 34.4 percent (11 of 32) in the second half.
Fairfield (12-10, 4-6), which didn't shoot a single free throw
in the first half, made 12 of 16 shots from the line in the
second half, including six in the final 2 minutes.
Yvon Raymond's 19 points led Saint Peter's.
Fairfield has had both a five-game skid and six-game winning
streak this season.
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