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Providence-Villanova Preview

Villanova's outstanding 3-point shooting has helped it take aim at another Big East title, but its league-best defense is bracing for what should be a stiff test against the conference's top scorer. The sixth-ranked Wildcats will try to increase their conference lead with a ninth straight win Tuesday night against LaDontae Henton and No. 25 Providence, who look to end the Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence blows out DePaul 84-57

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to produce 43 points and 21 boards to lead Providence to an 84-57 win over DePaul on Wednesday night. Henton and Dunn combined for 27 first-half points and DePaul converted just 7 of 24 shots (29.2 percent) as the Friars took a 41-26 halftime lead. Providence (19-8, 9-5 Big East) shot 52.8 percent from the field, despite...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence holds off Seton Hall, 69-62

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Providence held off Seton Hall, 69-62 in a Big East battle Saturday. Providence (18-8, 8-5 Big East) maintained a slim but steady lead on the Pirates after Kris Dunn gave the Friars the lead on a layup with 12:09 to play in the first half. Seton Hall (15-10, 5-8) led, 48-47, on Sterling Gibbs layup...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence-Georgetown Preview

Following a difficult home loss, Georgetown bounced back on the road behind one of the best defensive performances in the nation this season. The 24th-ranked Hoyas will look to carry that momentum into Wednesday night's tilt against a Providence team that up-ended them a few weeks ago. Georgetown (15-6, 7-3) had won four straight from Jan. 13-24, including a dominant 20-point victory...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's holds off Providence's 2nd half rally, 75-66

NEW YORK (AP) Sir'Dominic Pointer had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help St. John's beat Providence 75-66 on Saturday. Pointer was 6 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free throw line. Phil Greene IV scored 16 points for St. John's (14-7, 3-5 Big East) and Rysheed Jordan added 14. Chris Obekpa had eight points, nine rebounds and six blocks. D'Angelo Harrison...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

DePaul drops second straight at Providence

After starting its three-game road trip on a high note with a win at Seton Hall last week, DePaul (11-11, 5-4 Big East) fell for the second straight time away from home Thursday afternoon at Providence (16-5, 6-2). The Blue Demons got off to a slow start and made a late-push in the second half, but the Friars held them off 83-72 thanks to a triple-double from sophomore point guard Kris...
Via The Catch and Shoot
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence holds on in OT, tops Xavier 69-66

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. J...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence holds on in OT, tops Xavier 69-66

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. J.P...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence proves its nerve in road win at Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. -- Providence coach Ed Cooley worried for no reason. The last time his Friars visited CenturyLink Center, they left with a 15-point loss. But that was 10 months ago, when Doug McDermott celebrated his senior night with a career-high 45 point game. Another crowd of almost 18,000 was waiting for the Friars on Saturday night, but the Creighton team they faced is a far cry...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunn scores 21 pts in Providence's 74-65 win over Bluejays

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Kris Dunn scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half to lead three Providence scorers in double figures, and the Friars sent Creighton to its seventh straight loss with a 74-65 victory on Saturday night. LaDontae Henton added 18 points and Tyler Harris had 13 for the Friars (14-5, 4-2 Big East), who swept the season series with the Bluejays. James Milliken scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence Takes Fourth Annual Pink Out Game, 74-65

Kris Dunn had 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead Providence to a 74-65 win. The Friars came during Creighton's fourth annual Pink Out athat raised more than $16,000 for charity.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
January 17, 2015

Dunn huge in OT as Providence holds off Georgetown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- LaDontae Henton scored 19 points and Kris Dunn scored eight of his 14 in overtime to lead Providence to a 60-57 win over Georgetown on Saturday. After Paul White opened the overtime with a jumper to give Georgetown at 52-50 lead, Dunn had a three-point play and followed a two-miss possession by the Hoyas with a 3-pointer. Dunn had a block on an attempted putback...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn scores career-high 25 as Providence tops Butler

  Kris Dunn scored 20 of his career-high 25 points in the second half -- including a free throw with 8 seconds to go to answer a Butler threat -- and Providence fended off the Bulldogs 66-62 on Tuesday night for its first road win of the season. Providence (12-4, 2-1 Big East) trailed by eight in the first half, seven at the break and clawed their way back with Dunn and LaDontae...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence tops Butler 66-62; Dunn comes up big in 2nd half

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kris Dunn scored 20 of his career-high 25 points in the second half - including a free throw with 8 seconds to go to answer a Butler threat - and Providence fended off the Bulldogs 66-62 on Tuesday night for its first road win of the season. Providence (12-4, 2-1 Big East) trailed by eight in the first half, seven at the break and clawed their way back with Dunn...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Shootaround: An impressive win by Seton Hall and three thoughts on the Big East

The Big East is back to being one of the nation’s top leagues after a down 2013-14 season. Conference play got underway Wednesday with the New Year’s Eve Marathon on Fox Sports 1, and here are some thoughts and observations.   —The New Year’s Eve marathon was great. Only one of the games, DePaul vs. Marquette, was truly close, but each game was high quality and showed that...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence tops Creighton in Big East opener, wins 5th straight

  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 32-28 at halftime...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence tops Creighton 65-53, wins 5th straight

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Henton, Dunn help Providence roll past UMass 85-65

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 27 points, Kris Dunn added 16 with 11 assists and Providence coasted past Massachusetts 85-65 on Saturday. Tyler Harris chipped in 12 points and Carson Desrosiers had 10 with nine rebounds for the Friars (9-3), who shot 45.2 percent from the field. Dunn went 7 of 12 from the floor and also had five steals and five boards. Maxie Esho led...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence pulls away from Stony Brook 79-61

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 19 points and Kris Dunn added 15 to lead Providence to a 79-61 win over Stony Brook on Saturday. The Friars (8-3) used defensive pressure to take control in their first-ever meeting with the Seawolves (5-5). Providence held Stony Brook to 31 percent shooting, forced 15 turnovers and made regular trips to the foul line, hitting 21 of 28...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence beats Rhode Island 68-60

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Kris Dunn scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Providence held on to beat Rhode Island 68-60 on Wednesday night. Tyler Harris had 17 points, three rebounds and four assists for the Friars (7-3). LaDontae Henton chipped in 15 points. After trailing 31-26 at the break, the Rams (5-3) moved ahead to lead by one, 34-33, early in the second. But the Friars...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn and Jalen Lindsey to play vs. Kentucky Wildcats

When the Kentucky Wildcats host Providence today, the Friars will have the services of point guard Kris Dunn and freshman wing Jalen Lindsey. Both sat out Friday vs. Yale because of what Cooley called “severe” ankle sprains. both were questionable to play against Kentucky, but it looks as though they’re good to go.  Lindsey is averaging 5.2 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Noles Blasted by Providence

Florida State was pummeled from the start in Uncasville, Connecticut Saturday afternoon as Providence cruised to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles. It took the Seminoles more than six and a half minutes to score their first field goal as the Friars scored the game’s first 11 points and never looked back. Providence led 34-19 at the break and the contest was never closer than...
Via Noled Out
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence jumps on Florida St. early in 80-54 win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Providence stunned Florida State by jumping out to an 11-0 lead Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and then strolled to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles at Mohegan Sun Arena. LaDontae Henton (24 points, 10 rebounds) Kris Dunn (15 points, nine assists) led Providence (4-0). Dunn was 7-for-15 from the field. Henton hit 9 of 16 shots. The Friars...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU shut down by Providence in Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Providence stunned Florida State by jumping out to an 11-0 lead Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and then strolled to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles at Mohegan Sun Arena. LaDontae Henton (24 points, 10 rebounds) Kris Dunn (15 points, nine assists) led Providence (4-0). Dunn was 7-for-15 from the field. Henton hit 9 of 16 shots. The Friars...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU shut down by Providence in Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Providence stunned Florida State by jumping out to an 11-0 lead Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and then strolled to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles at Mohegan Sun Arena. LaDontae Henton (24 points, 10 rebounds) Kris Dunn (15 points, nine assists) led Providence (4-0). Dunn was 7-for-15 from the field. Henton hit 9 of 16 shots. The Friars...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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