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Saturday, April 21 Sports

Fairfield women beat Niagara in OT

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield women’s basketball team held Niagara to just two points in overtime to post a 59-53 victory Tuesday night at Alumni Hall.

Casey Foley (14 points) hit two free throws for the Stags with 1:09 left in regulation to send the game into overtime.

Khadidiatou Diouf and Samantha Cooper each had a double-double in the win to lead Fairfield (5-8, 2-0 MAAC). Diouf had 14 points and 15 rebounds while Cooper finished with 13 points and 11 boards.

Victoria Rampado led the Purple Eagles (4-9, 1-1) with 15 points and 15 rebounds.