Fairfield Defeats Manhattan 71-67 - Recap

Fairfield Defeats Manhattan 71-67 - Recap

Fairfield earned a 71-67 victory over Manhattan on Saturday, getting 18 points from Maurice Barrow at Webster Bank Arena.

Fairfield was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as an underdog.

Fairfield got 17 points from Marcus Gilbert and another 12 points from Sean Grennan. K.J. Rose contributed 4 assists, while Coleman Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Manhattan got 20 points from Michael Alvarado in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ashton Pankey. Michael Alvarado contributed 3 assists for them, while Emmy Andujar had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Fairfield were victorious, as the score was 39-23 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Fairfield as they grabbed 36 boards, while Manhattan only had 35.