Salnave scores 17 to carry Monmouth over Fairfield 61-49
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Ray Salnave had 17 points off the bench to carry Monmouth to a 61-49 win over Fairfield on Saturday.
The Stags' 27.1 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Monmouth opponent this season.
Fairfield scored 21 first-half points, a season low for the team.
Landon Taliaferro was held to only 3 points. The Stags' leading scorer entering the matchup at 12 points per game, he shot 14 percent from beyond the arc (1 of 7).
The Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Stags this season. Monmouth defeated Fairfield 74-57 on Jan. 17. Monmouth matches up against Rider on the road on Friday. Fairfield matches up against Canisius on the road on Friday.
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Updated February 9, 2019