Fairfield 59, Yale 57

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)—Oscar Garcias scored 16 points and Nick Delfico added 13 to lead Fairfield to a 59-57 victory over Yale on Sunday, the Bulldogs’ third straight loss.

Matt Minoff of Yale (5-5) missed a 15-foot jumper with two seconds left and Delfico grabbed the rebound.

Fairfield (6-5) led 33-20 at halftime, but Yale hit five 3-pointers in a seven-minute stretch to open the second half and later took their first lead at 41-40.

The Stags took the lead for good at 46-44 on a 3-pointer by Kudjo Sogadzis with 10:20 remaining.

Paul Vitelli led Yale with 13 points and Chris Leanza and Ime Archibong each had 10.

Deng Gai had nine rebounds to lead Fairfield’s 43-30 advantage on the boards.

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