Fairfield upsets Monmouth 55-53 with buzzer-beater
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Freshman Allan Jeanne-Rose hit the game-winning layup at the buzzer and sixth-place Fairfield upset conference leader Monmouth 55-53 on Tuesday night for its fourth straight home victory.
Jeanne-Rose, who entered the game having scored 14 points all season, grabbed a defensive rebound and went coast-to-coast, driving the lane for a contested layup.
Fairfield plays Siena on the road on Friday. Monmouth plays St. Peter’s at home on Sunday.