Team preview: Fairfield
Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.
When he stepped to the podium at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn to tip off his team's postseason awards banquet, Fairfield coach Tim O'Toole used one word to describe the Stags' 2003-04 season.
He wasn't kidding.
At a time when so many things could have pulled Fairfield apart, the Stags stuck together and won 19 games for the second consecutive season and posted back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in 25 years.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL HEADLINES
- Gators hope to have Wilbekin, Hill vs. Kansas
- Ducks overcome Henderson, Ole Miss in OT
- No. 24 San Diego St. rallies by Washington
- Buffs' buzzer-beater stuns No. 6 Jayhawks