>> Fairfield Defeats Marist 78-74 - Recap
Marcus Gilbert scored 22 points leading Fairfield to a 78-74 victory over Marist at Webster Bank Arena on Friday.
Fairfield was a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Fairfield got 22 points from Maurice Barrow and another 11 points from K.J. Rose. K.J. Rose contributed 5 assists, while K.J. Rose cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Marist got 20 points from Adam Kemp in a losing cause and another 18 points from Chavaughn Lewis. Chavaughn Lewis contributed 3 assists for them, while Adam Kemp had 19 rebounds.
Fairfield led at halftime, 40-25.
Fairfield won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-42.