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MAAC Tournament - Fairfield Downs Monmouth 79-60 - Match Report

Fairfield got a 24-point performance from Taj Benning, who added 12 rebounds as Fairfield ran past Monmouth 79-60 on Wednesday at Boardwalk Hall.

Bettors who backed Fairfield were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +8.0 at sportsbooks.

Fairfield got 12 points from Jake Wojcik and another 12 points from Caleb Green. Caleb Green contributed 4 assists, while Supreme Cook cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Monmouth got 12 points from Melik Martin in a losing cause and another 9 points from Deion Hammond. Deion Hammond contributed 3 assists for them, while Marcus McClary had 5 rebounds.

Fairfield led at halftime, 41-35.

The rebound battle favored Fairfield as they grabbed 41 boards, while Monmouth only had 24