Recap - Fairfield Defeats Iona 66-64
|Recap - Fairfield Defeats Iona 66-64|
Fairfield got 17 points from Derek Needham as they ran past Iona 66-64 on Monday at Webster Bank Arena.
Fairfield did not, however, defeat Iona against the spread, which closed at 3 at most sportsbooks.
Justin Jenkins had 12 points for Fairfield and Maurice Barrow chipped in with 10 points. Colin Nickerson had 5 assists for them, while Amadou Sidibe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Iona got 29 points from Lamont Jones in a losing cause and another 14 points from Sean Armand. DaShawn Gomez contributed 3 assists for them, while David Laury had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Iona were victorious, as the score was 34-33 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Fairfield as they grabbed 39 boards, while Iona only had 27.