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Benning Leads Fairfield Past Marist 55-52

Benning Leads Fairfield Past Marist 55-52

Taj Benning recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift Fairfield to a 5552 win over Marist on Saturday.

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.: Taj Benning recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift Fairfield to a 55-52 win over Marist on Saturday.

Jake Wojcik had 12 points for Fairfield (3-12, 3-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which snapped its six-game road losing streak. Caleb Green added 11 points.

Jordan Jones had 17 points for the Red Foxes (7-5, 5-5). Raheim Sullivan added 10 points.

Marist scored 10 straight points, pulling within 53-52 on Ricardo Wright’s 3-pointer with 8.5 seconds to play. Benning was quickly fouled and he made both free throws. Wright missed a tying triple with a second to go.

Marist defeated Fairfield 73-63 on Friday.

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