PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to score 44 points and Providence needed overtime to withstand a Xavier comeback as the Friars took a 69-66 win Thursday night.
Xavier trailed by 12 points at halftime and scored the final nine points of regulation to force overtime -- a run bracketed by Myles Davis' 3-pointer and capped by his layup with :28 left.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 35 points to lead Providence to its fifth-consecutive win, beating Creighton 65-53 in the Big East opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
Henton made 12 of 21 field goals, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range, and grabbed eight rebounds. Kris Dunn had 12 assists, eight rebounds and two steals for Providence (11-3, 1-0).
The Friars led...
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December 31, 2014
BIG EAST scoring leader LaDontae Henton had 35 points to lead Providence over Creighton, 65-53, in a rematch of the 2014 BIG EAST Tournament title game.
Providence will bring a 6-0 record into Rupp Arena on Sunday as the Friars held off Yale 72-66 on Friday afternoon at the Dunkin Donuts Center at Providence. LaDontae Henton again led the Friars, this time with 29 points. Henton … Continue reading →
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored a career-high 38 points and deflected a last-second shot by Notre Dame as Providence defeated the Irish 75-74 Sunday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at Mohegan Sun Arena.
In perhaps the best individual performance so far in this college basketball season, Henton made 14 of 19 shots from the field and hit the winning free throws with...
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November 23, 2014
LaDontae Henton had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Bryce Cotton added 18 points and 10 assists, and Providence advanced to its second Big East championship game with an 80-74 victory over stubborn Seton Hall on Friday night.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Bryce Cotton finished with 25 points and LaDontae Henton had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Providence held off Xavier 81-72 on Saturday.
The Friars (15-5, 5-2) have now won five straight Big East games, the program's longest conference winning streak since 2004.
Justin Martin paced Xavier (15-5, 5-2) with 19 points with Semaj Christon coming up with 18 points...
Send to KindleOn Thursday evening, Rhode Island and Providence met for state bragging rights. In a hotly contested game, which included a fiery mid-court exchange between both head coaches in the second half, Providence held off a last second attempt by Rhode Island and escaped with a 50-49 victory.
Following the game, Andrew Greene had a chance to catch up with Providence forward...