Rider Defeats Fairfield 73-65 - Recap

Rider Defeats Fairfield 73-65 - Recap

Rider got 18 points from Daniel Stewart as they ran past Fairfield 73-65 on Monday at Alumni Gymnasium.

Rider earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9.5-point spread.

Jimmie Taylor had 14 points for Rider and Kahlil Thomas chipped in with 11 points. Anthony Myles had 4 assists for them, while Daniel Stewart was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Fairfield got a 22-point performance from Maurice Barrow, who was supported by 15 points from Marcus Gilbert. K.J. Rose had 6 assists in a losing cause for Fairfield, while Marcus Gilbert grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Rider were victorious, as the score was 32-30 at the break.

Fairfield won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-27.