Scores

Final OT

Fairfield 70

(20-5, 13-2 MAAC)

St. Peter's 69

(15-11, 10-5 MAAC)

2:00 PM ET, February 13, 2011

Yanitelli Center, Jersey City, New Jersey

1 2 OT T
FAIR 30 29 1170
SPU 30 29 1069

Top Performers

Fairfield: D. Needham 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

St. Peter's: J. Belin 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

Fairfield 70, St. Peter's 69

Associated Press

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Derek Needham scored 18 points to lead Fairfield over Saint Peter's 70-69 in overtime on Sunday.

The Stags (20-5, 13-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led 59-55 after a 3-pointer from Needham with less than 3 minutes remaining in regulation. A layup from Steven Samuels and another from Wesley Jenkins with 18 seconds left tied the score at 59, sending the game into OT.

Fairfield shot 9 of 10 from the free-throw line in overtime (90 percent) and led throughout. The Peacocks (15-11, 10-5) went 1 for 8 from the floor and 8 of 12 from the line in overtime.

Yorel Hawkins added 14 points and Ryan Olander 10 for the Stags, who have won eight of their last nine games and remain in first place in MAAC play.

Jeron Belin scored 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor. Nick Leon added 17 points and Ryan Bacon had 16 points and nine rebounds for Saint Peter's.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAIR
SPU
Points 70 69
FG Made-Attempted 26-64 (.406) 22-57 (.386)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 3-16 (.188)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 22-35 (.629)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 4

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 9, 2011 @FAIR 70, SPU 43Recap
» Feb 13, 2011 FAIR 70, @SPU 69Recap
Mar 6, 2011 SPU 62, @FAIR 48Recap