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Fairfield beats Saint Peter's 61-44 for 5th in row
FAIRFIELD 61, ST PETERS 44
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Maurice Barrow scored 15 points to lead
Fairfield to a 61-44 victory over Saint Peter's on Thursday
night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.
It was the fifth consecutive victory for the Stags (15-10, 7-6),
including two over the Peacocks (7-16, 2-11). Before its current
streak, Fairfield had lost five straight, and before that the
Stags had won six straight.
Barrow has made 26 of 40 shots (65 percent) during the current
streak, including 5 of 7 Thursday.
Colin Nickerson added 14 points and Derek Needham 13 for
Fairfield, which led 30-19 at halftime and outshot Saint Peter's
52.4 percent (11 of 21) to 28.6 percent (8 of 28) in the second
Darius Conley led the Peacocks with nine points.
Fairfield announced that its game against Manhattan, scheduled
for 1 p.m. Saturday, has been postponed to 7 p.m. Monday because
of the winter storm forecast for the Northeast.
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