Bryce Cotton’s 36 Points Not Enough To Lead Providence Past UNC In NCAA Tournament

Providence had a chance to upset North Carolina in Friday’s first-round matchup in the East Region, but senior Friars guard Bryce Cotton was unable to grab an important rebound in the final seconds and the Tar Heels escaped with a victory. No. 6 seed UNC (24-9) will play the winner between No. 3 seed Iowa State and No. 14 North Carolina Central in the third round of the NCAA tournament...
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Providence 81, Marquette 80

Bryce Cotton capped a 25-point effort with the decisive free throws in the closing seconds as the Friars outlasted the visiting Golden Eagles in a thriller between Big East teams resting on the NCAA Tournament bubble. Cotton, who played all 50 minutes, hit 13-of-15 from the free-throw line but none bigger than the two he made after forcing a turnover with 10 seconds left and then...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence tops Marquette in double overtime, 81-80

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Bryce Cotton hit two free throws with 7.2 seconds remaining in double overtime to lift Providence to a critical 81-80 victory over Marquette Tuesday night. PC (20-10, 10-7 Big East) trailed by one in the second overtime when Cotton was fouled by Marquette's Derrick Wilson. The senior calmly made both to cap a night where he scored 25 points, 13 coming...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Seton Hall vs Providence Preview: Pirates Look To Sweep the Friars

Bryce Cotton/rantsports.comThe Seton Hall men’s basketball team (14-14) looks to finish February the same way that they started the month – with a win. The Pirates aim to pull out the brooms as they battle Providence (18-10) on Friday looking to pick up the pieces from a 65-60 loss to DePaul while also seeking a season sweep of the Friars. Senior guard Fuquan Edwin came out...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence runs past DePaul 84-61

Bryce Cotton continued his superb senior season Saturday, netting a game-high 22 points and handing out six assists as Providence ran past DePaul, 84-61. The win snaps a three-game losing streak for Providence, which came in having dropped four of its previous five games. The Friars (17-9, 7-6 Big East) placed five players in double figures with Kadeem Batts scoring 15 points and...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown tops Providence 83-71, 4th straight win

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 22 points, including his first successful 3-point attempts in more than two weeks, and Georgetown overcame a scoring spree from Bryce Cotton on Monday night to pull away for an 83-71 win over Providence. Smith-Rivera had missed 17 consecutive 3-pointers entering the game, but he went 2 for 4 from long range against the Friars, including a crucial...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense allows Musketeers to X-hale

CINCINNATI -- Semaj Christon knew what was coming before the basketball ever headed towards Bryce Cotton. Christon is better known for his offensive skills but offense hasn't been the problem for Xavier the past few weeks. The Musketeers had lost their last three games and four of the last six because they couldn't keep other teams from scoring. Cotton can score the basketball...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cotton, Providence defeat Fairfield 78-69

Bryce Cotton scored 24 points and handed out seven assists, Tyler Harris added 16 points and Providence never trailed on the way to beating Fairfield 78-69 Friday afternoon. Fresh off being named to the all-tournament team at the Paradise Jam, Harris continued his strong play by hitting all eight of his free-throw attempts against the Stags (1-6). He missed just one of his five...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Updated 2014 NBA Draft Point Guard Rankings: Cotton Cracks Top 10

In the updated 2014 NBA Draft Point Guard Rankings, Providence senior Bryce Cotton (pictured) climbed into the top 10 after previously being ranked No. 14. North Carolina’s Marcus Paige fell out of the rankings to make room for Boston College sophomore Olivier Hanlan, who made his first appearance in the Draft rankings, debuting as the No. 76 overall prospect and No. 14 point guard...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Providence 62, St. John's 59

Bryce Cotton scored 24 points, hitting five 3-pointers, to propel Providence to a 62-59 win over St. John's on Saturday night. Cotton made his final trey as he was fouled with 3:46 remaining, putting the Friars (16-12, 8-8 Big East) squarely in the lead. Sir'Dominic Pointer's missed layup with 8 seconds remaining - belying an impressive 13-point, 10-rebound game- ended...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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