- Associated Press - Monday, March 11, 2019

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Fairfield has fired coach Sydney Johnson after a 9-22 season.

Johnson, who previously led Princeton to a berth in the NCAA Tournament, was hired at Fairfield in 2011, after Ed Cooley left for Providence. Fairfield fired Johnson on Monday.

He compiled a 116-147 record over eight seasons and received a contract extension after the Stags made it to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament final a year ago.

Fairfield’s season ended last week with a 57-53 loss to Manhattan in the first round of the MAAC Tournament.

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