Long mark 23 to carry Fairfield on Rider 65-59

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — TJ Long scored a season-high 23 points as Fairfield beat Rider 65-59 Thursday night.

Long shot 7 for 9 behind the arc.

Jesus Cruz had 13 points for Fairfield (14-16, 8-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Supreme Cook added 12 rebounds.

Allen Powell had 20 points for the Broncs (11-18, 7-12). Dimencio Vaughn added 11 points. Dwight Murray, Jr. had 10 points and eight rebounds.

The Stags, who beat Rider 76-65 on Jan. 28, swept the season streak with the Broncs.

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Earnest L. Veasey