BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Billy Baron scored 17 points as Canisius cruised to an easy win over Fairfield 84-58 on Saturday.
Fairfield (4-18, 1-10 Metro Atlantic) jumped out to a 7-0 lead, highlighted by Justin Jenkins' 3-pointer, as Canisius turned the ball over twice in the first 1:24. The Golden Griffins recovered though, as they tied the game at nine then used a 9-2 run later in the half to lead 33-29 at the intermission.
Canisius (16-7, 10-2) opened the second half with a 13-2 run, as Fairfield made just 1 of 8 coming out of the break, and cruised to the big win.
Marcus Gilbert led Fairfield with 14 points as the Stags shot just 33 percent, including 9 of 37 from beyond the arc.