COLLEGE ROUNDUP Fairfield men hold off Denver
SEATTLE — Landon Taliaferro scored a team-high 21 points to lead the Fairfield University men’s basketball team to an 86-85 win over the University of Denver Sunday in the Elgin Baylor Classic.
Taliaferro made three of the team’s nine three pointers during the first half and finished with four.
Neftali Alvarez chipped in 13 points for the Stags (2-5), and Felix Lemetti (four three-pointers) and Wassef Methnani added 12 apiece. Alvarez had a game-high seven assists and Alvarez and Kevin Peterson led Fairfield with five rebounds each.
UB MEN FALL IN OT
ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Dominican (N.Y.) College outscored the University of Bridgeport 11-6 in overtime to post a 90-85 men’s basketball win.
D’Vonne Trumbo led four UB players in double figures with 19 points. Bakary Camara added 16, Hashem Abbas 14 and Travis Robinson-Morgan 12 for the Purple Knights (3-2).
Camara led UB with nine rebounds.
FAIRFIELD WOMEN FALL
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Fairfield University women’s basketball team lost to UMass 59-49 in the final game of the Turkey Tip-Off, hosted by Brown University.
Katie Armstrong (13) and Khadidiatou Diouf (12) were the only players in double figures for the Stags (2-4) with Sam Kramer adding nine.
Diouf was named to the All-Tournament team after averaging 14.3 points and six rebounds in the three games