Marist 77, Fairfield 70
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP)—Jay Gavin scored 23 points to lead Marist in a 77-70 win over Fairfield Sunday in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play.
Louie McCroskey scored 18 for Marist (11-6, 5-1). Ryan Stilphen contributed 8 boards and 5 points for the Red Foxes.
Herbie Allen scored 19 to lead Fairfield (5-11, 3-3). Anthony Johnson contributed 16 points and 9 rebounds.
The game was close, with four lead changes one tie. Marist led 35-33 at the half, and Fairfield barely outrebounded the Red Foxes 38-37.
Marist shot at 48.2 percent for the game.