On Thursday evening, Rhode Island and Providence took to the court for the 125thtime. The first 20 minutes of the game was evenly contested and saw the Friars take one point lead (27-26) to the locker room.
After the intermission, the Friars made life anything but easy for visitors from Kingston. Providence held Rhode Island to just nine made field goals in the second half and eventually pulled away to secure the victory.
Following the game, Andrew Greene had a chance to catch up with Providence forward LaDontae Henton. The sophomore recorded a team-high 17 rebounds and was one of four players in double digits with 21 points.
The two spoke about the defensive effort of the team, his successful night, and what it means to defeat an in-state rival for the third year in a row.
Top story Henton photo courtesy of Providence College Media Relations
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