BALANCED ATTACK LEADS MONMOUTH TO DOMINANT WIN OVER FAIRFIELD, 91-49
-Four Hawks found double figures for the 11th time this season.
-Justin Robinson scored 20+ points for the fourth consecutive game, and made four threes for the second game in a row and third time in the last four games.
-Monmouth’s halftime lead of 24 is the largest margin of the season.
-The 42-point victory is the largest under King Rice, previously having won by 29 points as the largest margin of victory.
-Rice now has eight 20+ point victories in his career, the last coming with a 26-point win at Marist last year.
-Louie Pillari worked into double figures for the first time ever, scoring a career-best 13 points and also grabbing a career-high five rebounds in a career-high 20 minutes.
-Today marks the largest margin of victory over a MAAC opponent.
-Monmouth has now won six in a row over Fairfield.
-The Hawks have an identical record to the 21-game mark as they did last season.
-Mustapha Traore grabbed a career-high nine rebounds.
-Sam Ibiezugbe tied a career-high with six rebounds and set a career-mark with three blocks.
-Monmouth led in points in the paint, points off turnovers, second-chance points, fast break points and bench scoring.
-The 49 points allowed is the fewest Monmouth has allowed this season.
-Monmouth held a team under 50 points for the fourth time under King Rice.
-24 first half points given up is the lowest amount allowed in the first 20 minutes by MU this year.
-The Hawks forced 23 turnovers, the most MU has forced this year.
-Monmouth held Fairfield to 29.3% from the floor and 19.2% from three, both the lowest for an opponent this season.
-Monmouth led for 38:51 and the final 32:41.
-10 different Hawks scored.
-Monmouth is off until Friday, January 27 when they host Quinnipiac at 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU.