Fairfield 80, Siena 71
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)—Terrence Todd scored 20 points and Deng Gai added 15 as Fairfield rallied to beat Siena 80-71 on Monday night.
Gai scored 13 of his points in the second half as Fairfield (11-5) overcame Siena’s 32-22 halftime lead.
Siena grabbed a 11-0 lead early in the first half, and Prosper Karangwa scored six of his game-high 21 points.
Fairfield scored 13 points early in the second to close within 39-35. Tyquawn Goode scored five straight points as Fairfield reached its first lead 57-54 at eight minutes left.
Gai pushed Fairfield’s lead to 64-58 and Siena added five points before Gai’s dunk cinched the win.
Tommy Mitchell added 13 points for Siena, and Karangwa and Michael Haddix led the game with seven rebounds each.