NCAAB Game Recap - Fairfield at Monmouth
Wed Mar 4, 2020 7:00 PM EST

StFNY
58
RobM
59
F
TCU
66
Kansas
75
F
Bry
61
StFPA
87
F
MtStM
59
SacHr
61
F
Dayt
84
URI
57
F
FaDi
72
LongI
73
F
MorSt
67
TNSt
74
F(OT)
Wyo
80
ColSt
74
F
JacSt
61
E IL
67
F
SJSU
66
NM
79
F
FlaSt
73
ND
71
F
AF
77
Fres
70
F
Vill
79
Seton
77
F
GTown
76
Crei
91
F
TexAM
78
Aub
75
F
UVA
46
Mia-FL
44
F
NW
48
Wisc
63
F
Xav
74
Prov
80
F
TexSA
59
OlDom
84
F
N TX
43
Charl
56
F
FlAtl
82
Marsh
94
F
Tuls
61
Temp
51
F
SMU
58
UCF
61
F
Ford
63
GrgWas
52
F
StJon
55
Butl
77
F
LSU
90
Ark
99
F
Clem
58
VaTec
70
F
StJos
73
StBon
89
F
Niag
55
Sien
77
F
Manh
59
Rider
71
F
Fairf
45
Monm
69
F
Canis
85
Maris
69
F
UMass
75
LaSal
64
F
Quin
69
Iona
68
F
Minn
67
Ind
72
F
Fla
68
UGA
54
F
StLou
69
GMas
57
F
UTEP
60
MidTN
56
F
FlInt
73
LaTec
76
F
NOrl
73
NWSt
95
F
Rice
72
SoMis
57
F
HBU
88
InWor
76
F
SamH
60
TXAMC
71
F
CenAR
65
SeLA
69
F
McNee
56
Nich
80
F
KansSt
63
OkSt
69
F
Pitt
57
GaTec
73
F
Mizzu
67
Miss
75
F
CSNor
72
UCIrv
70
F

Mar 4, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Fairfield (11-19)

31

14

45

Monmouth (18-12)

39

30

69

Salnave scores 34 to lift Monmouth past Fairfield 69-45
Wed Mar 4, 2020 10:05 PM

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Ray Salnave drilled 5 of 6 3-points and scored a career-high 34 points and Monmouth rolled past Fairfield 69-45 on Wednesday night.

George Papas and Deion Hammond each added 10 points for the Hawks (18-12, 12-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) and Mustapha Traore snared 10 rebounds.

Salnave was 12-of-17 shooting. He scored 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including making all five of his 3-pointers, to help the Hawks take a 39-31 lead.

Monmouth held Fairfield to 22% shooting, the best defense by the Hawks this year while the Stags had a season-worst 14 points in the second half, making just 2 of 21 shots. Fairfield missed its first seven shots of the second half, running its string to 12-straight misses, and missed its last seven shots of the game.

Landon Taliaferro had 18 points for the Stags (11-19, 7-12), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Taj Benning added six rebounds. Vincent Eze had 10 rebounds.

Fairfield defeated Monmouth 55-53 on Feb. 4. Monmouth finishes out the regular season against Siena at home on Friday. Fairfield finishes out the regular season against Manhattan on the road on Friday.

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Leaders

Fairfield PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
C. Whipple 0 0 0 1 0 0
L. Taliaferro 18 0 0 1 0 0
Monmouth PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
S. Ibiezugbe 0 0 0 2 0 0
R. Salnave 34 0 2 2 3 0

Team Comparison

Fairf Monm
Points For 45 69
Field Goals 10/45-22% 22/51-43%
Three Pointers 5/23-22% 9/19-47%
Free Throws 20/32-62% 16/24-67%
Offensive Rebounds 9 6
Defensive Rebounds 26 31
Rebounds 39 40
Blocks 3 4
Steals 6 9
Turnovers 18 14
Personal Fouls 19 25
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Tue Feb 4 Monm 53 @ Fairf 55 M. McClary 2 V. Eze 3
Wed Mar 4 Fairf 45 @ Monm 69 K. Senghore-Peterson 1 M. McClary 1

Game Information

Stadium: OceanFirst Bank Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey
Attendance: 1,752
Game Time: