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Dunn, Bentil help No. 10 Providence fend off Georgetown

WASHINGTON (AP) Ben Bentil and Kris Dunn provided a frontcourt-backcourt one-two punch that Georgetown couldn't contain as No. 10 Providence held off several second-half charges for a 73-69 victory on Saturday night. Bentil and Dunn each scored 26 points as the Friars (18-4, 6-3 Big East) held off a Hoyas team looking to pull off its second upset of a top 10 team in the past two...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bank is open for Kris Dunn ... at least vs. Butler

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- On another cold New England night, No. 16 Providence was once again cold from beyond the 3-point line.That was until Kris Dunn connected on two threes in the game's final minutes, including a banked shot that gave the Friars the largest lead of the game with 1:13 to play.Dunn, had been contained for most of the night, but bookended an 11-2 run with a pair of 3...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Toughness: Gordon's Leadership Boosts Seton Hall in Upset over Providence

Derrick Gordon/usatoday.comby John Fanta@John_FantaProvidence, RI-- Derrick Gordon recognized Kris Dunn as the best player in the country on Saturday evening. But, unlike many of the opposing guards that Dunn, a National Player of the Year candidate has faced, Gordon isn’t afraid of the Providence star because he’s seen him before.When Gordon was given the start on Saturday...
Via College Hoops Digest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Seton Hall-Providence Preview

Kris Dunn saved Providence at the end of another woeful offensive performance, giving the Friars a split of two games they would probably like to forget. Dunn and the 12th-ranked Friars will try to break out of their shooting funk Saturday while trying for a fifth consecutive win over a Seton Hall team trudging through a rough stretch of schedule. Dunn's fadeaway jumper at the...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft stock watch: Providence G Kris Dunn

There’s no doubt that Kris Dunn is an incredibly fun player to watch. He and teammate Ben Bentil have been instrumental in re-establishing the Providence Friars as a strong force to be reckoned with in the Big East, and odds are that the junior from Connecticut will make the leap to the NBA after this season. But, like any draft prospect, Dunn is a young man that teams should scout...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dunn beats buzzer, gives No. 12 Friars 50-48 win over Jays

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Kris Dunn hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer and scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half as No. 12 Providence overcame its worst shooting of the season to defeat Creighton 50-48 on Tuesday night. The Friars (15-2, 3-1 Big East) took their first lead with under 5 minutes to play after trailing by as many as 12 points in the first half. Maurice Watson tied...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn's game-winner vs. Creighton

Kris Dunn caused a turnover, which tied the game at 48-48. But the Providence point guard had enough time left. The 6-foot-3 Dunn cleared space with Creighton's Khyri Thomas to sink the game-winner on Tuesday night kn the Friars' 50-48 win at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.Dunn finished with 20 points, eight rebounds and three assists.
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn dunks through traffic, No. 12 Providence tops St. John's

It's no secret Providence's Kris Dunn is good ... really good.The reigning Big East co-Player of the Year scored 26 points and added nine rebounds, six assists and three steals as the 12th-ranked Friars dispatched the visiting St. John's Red Storm 83-65 on Saturday."Every game Kris plays, this whole city is getting on his shoulders. That's why he came back to school," Providence...
Via Fox Sports
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn dunks over St. John's defender

More than midway through the second half St. John's cut No. 12 Providence's lead to six.In need of a spark, Kris Dunn scored eight consecutive points to put the Friars back up by double figures.Dunn began the individual rally with a 3-pointer. Next time down the floor, he used a flat screen from Ben Bentil to get into the lane. The 6-foot-3 Dunn rose up over the 6-foot-11 Yankuba...
Via Fox Sports
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Providence superstar Kris Dunn nearly snags quadruple-double

Providence point guard Kris Dunn is one of the best basketball players to ever step foot on a Friar court. He has been a huge piece on their team the last few years and he nearly pulled off a bit of history Monday night. He and the Friars played New Jersey Institute of Technology and in the game, Dunn recorded 22 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, and seven steals. That means he...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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