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Conecticut 6 Classic - Fairfield vs Cent Conn State Final: 64-63 - Recap

Fairfield grabbed a 64-63 win over Cent Conn State on Saturday, behind an 18-point effort from Derek Needham at Friel Court.

Keith Matthews had 15 points for Fairfield and Josip Mikulic chipped in with 12 points. Desmond Wade had 4 assists for them, while Derek Needham was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Cent Conn State got 18 points from Kyle Vinales in a losing cause and another 16 points from Matt Hunter. Malcolm McMillan contributed 4 assists for them, while Joe Efese had 8 rebounds.

Fairfield led at halftime, 34-31.

The rebound battle favored Fairfield as they grabbed 42 boards, while Cent Conn State only had 29.