FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) Jibreel Faulkner scored 16 points, Isaiah Reese grabbed nine rebounds and added 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, and Canisius rallied to beat Fairfield 73-68 on Saturday.
Takal Molson's fast-break layup tied it at 37, Reese hit his go-ahead 3, and Canisius led 45-38 on Molson's free throws after a 10-2 run on 73-percent shooting. Faulkner's 3 made it 60-47 before the Stags rallied on a 9-3 run and closed to 71-68 on Aidas Kavaliauskas' free throw with four seconds left. Reese iced it with two from the line.
Calvin Whipple and Jesus Cruz hit back-to-back 3s for a 14-6 Fairfield lead, but Canisius rallied and Marcale Lotts' layup tied it at 22. Cruz made a fast-break layup, Matija Milin added two free throws, and the Stags led 26-25 at halftime.