Fairfield vs Old Dominion Wrap - Fairfield Wins 55-54
|Fairfield vs Old Dominion Wrap - Fairfield Wins 55-54|
Fairfield grabbed a 55-54 win over Old Dominion on Saturday, behind a 10-point effort from Amadou Sidibe at Ted Constant Center.
Fairfield earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 2-point spread.
Marcus Gilbert had 8 points for Fairfield and Colin Nickerson chipped in with 8 points. Colin Nickerson had 3 assists for them, while Marcus Gilbert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Old Dominion got 16 points from DeShawn Painter in a losing cause and another 15 points from Richard Ross. Aaron Bacote contributed 5 assists for them, while DeShawn Painter had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Fairfield were victorious, as the score was 27-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Old Dominion as they grabbed 35 boards, while Fairfield only had 26.