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Young scores 20 points, Quinnipiac gets past Fairfield 80-78

Jan. 13, 2019 4:20 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 20 points with six rebounds and five assists and Quinnipiac held off Fairfield 80-78 on Sunday. The Bobcats (8-7, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic) took the lead for good when Tyrese Williams' layup made it 74-72 with two minutes left. Quinnipiac made six of its last...

Sacred Heart rides big first-half lead to win over Bryant

Jan. 12, 2019 4:58 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Sean Hoehn finished with 23 points and Koreem Ozier and E.J. Anosike combined for 25 of their 28 points in the first half when Sacred Heart took a huge lead it rode to a 98-70 win over Bryant on Saturday. Ozier scored 14 of his 16 points and Anosike 11 of his 12 in the first half...

Fairfield rallies past Fairfield for 60-57 win

Jan. 10, 2019 9:26 PM EST

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Jonathan Kasibabu had 17 points and nine rebounds on Thursday night and Fairfield used a late run to get past Saint Peter's 60-57. Jesus Cruz added 10 points for the Stags (5-11, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who shot 52 percent from the field to win their second...

Fairfield gets 4th win of season, beats Niagara 77-59

Jan. 7, 2019 9:18 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jonathan Kasibabu had 20 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season, freshman Neftali Alvarez added 15 points and Fairfield beat Niagara 77-59 on Monday night. The Stags held Niagara without a field goal for nearly seven minutes in the second half. Jesus Cruz...

Anosike, Hoehn lead Sacred Heart past CCSU 73-61 in NEC

Jan. 5, 2019 6:15 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Sean Hoehn added 17 points and Sacred Heart led all the way defeating Central Connecticut State 73-61 Saturday. Anosike and Hoehn each made five baskets in a combined 20 shots and went 14 of 16 at the line, Anosike 9 of 10 and...

Marshall lifts Rider past Fairfield, 83-82 in MAAC opener

Jan. 3, 2019 10:10 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Tyere Marshall scored with 5.9 seconds left to lift Rider past Fairfield, 83-82 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both schools Thursday night. Rider held the lead twice: at 2-0 and again at the final buzzer. The Broncs, who had lost their previous two games, now...

Anosike, Sacred Heart slip past LIU Brooklyn 79-75

Jan. 3, 2019 8:19 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike had 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and Koreem Ozier scored 16 to help Sacred Heart beat LIU Brooklyn 79-75 Thursday night in the Northeastern Conference opener for both teams. Anosike, who came in shooting 23 percent (3 of 13) from...

5 Connecticut police officers cleared in fatal shooting

Jan. 3, 2019 3:34 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Investigators have determined that five Connecticut police officers who shot at and killed a rapper during an investigation into a series of carjackings and robberies were justified in their use of deadly force. The investigation by Fairfield State's Attorney John Smriga was...

Lutete powers UMass Lowell past Sacred Heart in OT

Dec. 29, 2018 5:51 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Christian Lutete poured in 29 points on 10-of-12 shooting, scoring five in a 12-2 overtime run, to lead UMass Lowell to a 100-91 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday. Lutete sank 4 of 6 from 3-point range and grabbed nine rebounds for the River Hawks (8-7), who made 46 percent from...

Connecticut's affordable housing shortage hits hard

Dec. 26, 2018 5:22 PM EST

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Daisy Franklin was living in a comfortable home in Norwalk with her two children and the man she thought she'd marry. But when the couple split amicably, it became clear she'd need to look for other living arrangements for her family. Staying with her ex wasn't an option, and on her...