BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Ray Salnave had 17 points off the bench to carry Monmouth to a 61-49 win over Fairfield on Saturday.
The Stags' 27.1 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Monmouth opponent this season.
Fairfield scored 21 first-half points, a season low for the team.
Landon Taliaferro was held to only 3 points. The Stags' leading scorer entering the matchup at 12 points per game, he shot 14 percent from beyond the arc (1 of 7).
The Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Stags this season. Monmouth defeated Fairfield 74-57 on Jan. 17. Monmouth matches up against Rider on the road on Friday. Fairfield matches up against Canisius on the road on Friday.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Ex-Baylor star Austin scores 14 in debut at TBT
Isaiah Austin made his American professional debut, scoring 14 points in Friday's opener of The Basketball Tournament.
TBT 2019 schedule, tip times, TV info, expert picks
The $2 million TBT begins on Friday. Here's info on how to watch and who our experts are picking to win The Basketball Tournament.
Auburn expects notice of allegations in hoops
Auburn expects to receive a notice of allegations from the NCAA over Chuck Person's role with the program.