Jordan scores 19, Vaughn 17 in Rider's win over Fairfield
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Stevie Jordan had 19 points and seven rebounds as Rider topped Fairfield 65-51 on Sunday.
Jordan hit 13 of 16 free throws and made three steals to tie Ryan Thompson (2006-10) for the program's career record of 188.
Dimencio Vaughn added 17 points for Rider (17-12, 11-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. Frederick Scott scored 14 points.
Landon Taliaferro had 15 points for the Stags (11-18, 7-11). Vincent Eze added 14 points. Jesus Cruz had 11 points.
This was the final men's basketball game to be played in Fairfield's Alumni Hall with a new arena to be constructed with a projected opening in 2021. Alumni Hall was built in 1959.
The Broncs also defeated Fairfield 68-52 on Jan. 31.
Rider plays Manhattan at home on Wednesday. Fairfield plays Monmouth on the road on Wednesday.
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Updated March 1, 2020