It’s not too often that a freshman asserts himself as a the go to guy in a Big East road game, but that’s exactly what happened as LaDontae Henton calmly knocked down a 19 foot jump shot with 1.7 seconds left to give the Friars their first Big East road win of the year at DePaul.
LaDontae Henton scored 24 points, including a basket with 1.7 seconds left, to lead Providence to a 73-71 win over DePaul on Saturday.
After Providence blew an 11-point second-half lead, the score was tied at 71 when Vincent Council dribbled at the top of the key. With 5 seconds left, he penetrated and found Henton, who buried an 18-foot jumper to put Providence ahead.
LaDontae Henton’s jump shot, with 1.7 seconds left in the game, gave the Providence Friars what they needed to slip past DePaul at Allstate Arena on Saturday afternoon.
Providence forward LaDontae Henton hit a jump shot from the top of the key with 1.7 seconds remaining Saturday to give the Friars a 73-71 win over DePaul.