Ed Cooley And Fairfield Shut Down Colorado State

Hawkins leads Fairfield past Colorado State, 62-60

      FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Yorel Hawkins scored 17 points and
Fairfield's defense shut down Colorado State in a 62-60 victory in
the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night
      Ryan Olander added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Fairfield
(25-7), winners of six of seven. The Stags forced 20 turnovers, but
had their string of consecutive games holding opponents under 60
points snapped at 41.
      Andy Ogide led Colorado State (19-13) with 13 points. The Rams
were denied their first 20-win season since 1997-98.
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