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On Basketball: Post play is improved, but results still lacking

In case you were wondering what happened in Fairfield basketball since you left for semester break in December, they got a low post game. After being re-instated by the university from a suspension that kept him out for the entire fall semester, DeWitt Maxwell '06 returned to the lineup, and he brought company in the form of 6'6" forward Mamadou Diakhate '07, who had to sit out a year after transferring to Fairfield last December from Eastern Kentucky.
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Women’s hoops off and running

If history does indeed repeat itself, then the Fairfield women's basketball team should be very excited about the outcome of last weekend's games. The Stags defeated Loyola College, 76-71, Sunday at Reitz Arena in Baltimore, M.D. With the victory, Fairfield improved to 2-0 in conference play.
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Men’s hoops report card

LOYOLA 90, FAIRFIELD 85 (OT) GEORGETOWN 76, FAIRFIELD 51 PERIMETER PLAY: B. For the first time in a long time, Jonathan Han '09 played like a freshman, commiting more turnovers than he had assists in Sunday's...
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Men’s basketball goes 0-2 over weekend

In twelve seconds, it all changed. The Fairfield men, fresh off their first win of the season, were seconds away from beating a good Loyola team and winning their conference opener. Michael Van Schaick '07, enjoying perhaps his best stretch of basketball as a Stag, drove to the hoop and laid the ball in, while drawing what appeared to be a blocking foul on a Loyola defender who was camped out underneath the basket.
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Up-start Stags fall just short of stunning Providence

by Joe Serzan So close. With an 81-78 loss to Providence Monday night, the Fairfield men's basketball team put forth a courageous effort at the Arena at Harbor Yard which proved that last Monday's debacle against Saint Joseph's was certainly an aberration.
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Women pick up first win of season

by Joe Serzan The Fairfield women's basketball team put the past behind on Sunday night. Despite the slow start, the Stags defeated Harvard 71-58 at the Lavietes Pavilion in Cambridge, Mass. for their first...
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Fairfield grad slain by former boyfriend in murder-suicide

While Ciara McDermott '97 was a student at Fairfield, one of her classmates was frequently absent in her English class. Her professor, Dr. Kim Bridgford, read a letter from the absent student explaining why she could not attend class. Her son was dying.
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Women’s basketball downs AIC

By Joe Serzan For the Fairfield women's basketball team, Friday night's scrimmage was a tale of two halves. The Stags scored twice as many points as American International during the second half en route to a 73-50 victory at Alumni Hall. "We took a while to settle in," said Head Coach Dianne Nolan.
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Gai begins NBA career

By Joe Serzan When the Philadelphia 76ers took to the court Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, a familiar face suited up alongside Allen Iverson and Chris Webber. Fairfield graduate Deng Gai '05 became the first player in school history to start the season on an NBA roster.
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Woman Stags look to take advantage of height, speed

By Joe Serzan Run, pass, shoot.While watching the Stags' women's basketball team scrimmage during practice, one cannot help but notice the fast-paced offensive game plan that is being put in place. "We're going to run, said Head Coach Diane Nolan. "You can see that this team loves to run, too.