Milwaukee 67, Fairfield 63
Paris Gulley scored 19 points and Tony Meier 18 as Milwaukee
held off Fairfield 67-63 on Saturday.
Gulley and Meier hit three 3-pointers apiece for the Panthers
(17-12), who won the BracketBusters game for their second straight
victory. Kaylon Williams added 10 assists.
Rakim Sanders posted game highs of 21 points and nine rebounds
for the Stags (16-11), a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference team
whose six-game winning streak ended. Colin Nickerson added 11
The Horizon League’s Panthers seemed in control most of the way,
but a 10-0 run that ended with Ryan Olander’s 3-pointer propelled
Fairfield in front 61-60 with 3:08 to go.
Shaquille Boga hit two free throws for the Panthers before
Sanders made a layup to restore the Stags’ lead at 63-62.
But then Gulley drilled a jumper for a 64-63 Milwaukee edge.
Fairfield had three shots in the final minute but failed to