Rider vs Fairfield Final: 71-62 - Recap
Rider earned a 71-62 victory over Fairfield on Saturday, getting 20 points from Daniel Stewart at Webster Bank Arena.
Rider was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as a favorite.
Jimmie Taylor had 19 points for Rider and Kahlil Thomas chipped in with 12 points. Daniel Stewart had 2 assists for them, while Daniel Stewart was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Fairfield got 22 points from Maurice Barrow in a losing cause and another 20 points from Marcus Gilbert. K.J. Rose contributed 5 assists for them, while Amadou Sidibe had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Fairfield were victorious, as the score was 31-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Fairfield as they grabbed 37 boards, while Rider only had 34.