St. Joseph lost a 77-76 nailbiter to Brien McMahon in Norwalk on Monday.

Stephen Paolini scored 22 points, Dan Tobin 19, Paul Fabbri 13 and Jason James 12 points for the Cadets.

Fabbri had eight assists and three steals. Tobin had three steals and six rebounds. Paolini had five rebounds. James had six assists.

Saikwon Williams scored 29 points for the Senators.

BRIEN MCMAHON 77, ST. JOSEPH 76

St. Joseph (10-6, 8-5 FCIAC)

Steve Paolini 11 0-0 22, Dan Tobin 8 3-5 19, Paul Fabbri 5 0-0 13, Brendan Kade 3 0-0 8, Jason James 4 2-4 12, Tommy Shannon 0 0-0 0, Will Diamantis 0 0-0 0, Tyler DuBose 0 2-2 2.

Totals:  31 7-11 76

McMahon (9-8, 6-7 FCIAC)

Eric Miller 3 0-0 8, Latrell Stewart 2 0-0 6, Jack Fitzpatrick 2 1-2 6, Saikwon Williams 12 5-6 29, Justin Longo 0 0-0 0, Justin Lebron 9 0-0 22, Mike Fuller 3 0-2 6.

Totals:  31 6-10 77

Scoring by Quarters

St. Joseph - 28 17 14 17 - 76

McMahon -  11 27 18 21 - 77

3-Pointers: SJ-Fabbri 3, Kade 2, James 2; M-Lebron 4, Stewart 2, Miller 2, Fitzpatrick