Fairfield, SHU men game days
Updated 12:11 am, Thursday, January 24, 2013
Marist at Fairfield men
WHEN: Thursday, 7 (WICC-AM 600)
WHERE: Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport
RECORDS: Marist 5-14, 2-6 MAAC; Fairfield 10-10, 2-6
SKINNY: Stags in midst of five-game losing streak, their longest since 2007-08 (six games). Their latest loss was 65-60 to Loyola on Monday. Derek Needham (23 points) and freshman Amadou Sidibe (12 points, 11 rebounds) were bright spots against the Greyhounds. ... Marist coming off 59-48 defeat of Saint Peter's as junior center Adam Kemp (eight points, 18 rebounds) and sophomore swingman Chavaugh Lewis (19 points, nine rebounds, five steals, four assists) led the way. ... Fairfield is partnering with Stop & Shop with an exclusive Stop & Shop Food Drive Night on Thursday to benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Fans who bring two cans of food to the Webster Bank Arena box office will receive a game ticket for $1.
UP NEXT: Sunday at Saint Peter's, 2 p.m.
Bryant at Sacred Heart men
WHEN: Thursday, 7
WHERE: Pitt Center, Fairfield
RECORDS: Bryant 13-4, 6-0 Northeast Conference; SHU 6-11, 4-2
SKINNY: Bulldogs, who hold a two-game edge in the NEC standings, are No. 17 in the College Insider Mid-Major Top 25. Dyami Starks (17.2 ppg), Alex Francis (16.8 ppg) and Frankie Dobbs (14.2) lead the Bulldogs in scoring. ... SHU, one of three teams at 4-2 in the league, finished a four-game road trip with a 75-72 victory at St. Francis (Pa.) as senior Shane Gibson (Killingly) led four players in double figures with 23 points.
UP NEXT: Saturday vs. Monmouth, 7 (MSG Plus)
-- STAFF REPORTS