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Sit Down with Sydney Johnson: Fairfield finds winning touch again

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Due to some inclement weather and conflicting schedules, this week’s chat with Fairfield University men’s basketball coach Sydney Johnson was done by phone. Johnson, who was hitting the road to recruit Tuesday while the team had a rare day off, and the Stags (12-10, 4-6 MAAC) have two straight going into Friday’s home game with […] [Read More]
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And it’s good! John Queenan wins car at Fairfield game

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*** John Queenan celebrated like a winner when he made a half-court shot at halftime of the Fairfield men’s basketball game Monday night at Webster Bank Arena. It only took 22 hours to make it official for the Trumbull resident. The Tri-State Chevy dealers, who sponsor the promotion, awarded him a 2013 Cruze without waiting […] [Read More]
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Did it count? Waiting continues over winning half-court shot at Fairfield game

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*** UPDATE (Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.): Saying it’s ‘the right thing to do,’ promotion sponsor Karl Chevrolet of New Canaan has awarded the car to Trumbull’s John Queenan. *** The shot heard round Webster Bank Arena Monday night might or might not have counted. At least that was the dilemma for Fairfield University and Tri-state Chevy […] [Read More]
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Stags’ Jenkins benefits from senior teammates’ help

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Coach Sydney Johnson has maintained since the start of the season that he has five good freshmen on his Fairfield basketball team. With three senior teammates in the backcourt, first-year guard Justin Jenkins has not always been able to get on the floor to show what he can do. But the 6-foot-2 Bronx native flashed […] [Read More]

Sit Down with Sydney – The January lull, again

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For the second straight season, the Fairfield Stags have hit a lull in early January with a three-game losing streak in MAAC play. However, second-year coach Sydney Johnson said this is a much different team. The Stags’ skid is one of the topics we address in this week’s Sit down with Sydney. Also on the […] [Read More]

Sit down with Sydney – Battling in the MAAC

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Met up with Fairfield men’s basketball coach Sydney Johnson after the Stags practice Monday afternoon for this week’s installment of Sit Down with Sydney. Monday was the first day that Pitt transfer Malcolm Gilbert practiced with the team and the 6-foot-11 center broke a good sweat working out/sprinting with his new teammates. Johnson addresses Gilbert’s […] [Read More]