Monmouth vs Fairfield Final: 63-60 - Recap
Monmouth got 19 points from Andrew Nicholas en route to a 63-60 victory over Fairfield on Thursday at Multipurpose Activity Center.
Monmouth did not, however, defeat Fairfield against the spread, which closed at 4 at most sportsbooks.
Josh James had 15 points for Monmouth and Deon Jones chipped in with 13 points. Josh James had 6 assists for them, while Deon Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Fairfield got a 20-point performance from Maurice Barrow, who was supported by 19 points from Marcus Gilbert. K.J. Rose had 7 assists in a losing cause for Fairfield, while Amadou Sidibe grabbed 7 rebounds.
Monmouth trailed at halftime, 31-29.
The rebound battle favored Monmouth as they grabbed 39 boards, while Fairfield only had 30.