Connecticut vs. Providence: Recap and Stats

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Connecticut vs. Providence: Recap and Stats
Connecticut 82
(14-5, 3-2 away)
Providence 79
(10-11, 9-5 home)
Venue: Dunkin' Donuts Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Connecticut 33 36 82
Providence 32 37 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Connecticut R Boatright 19 D Daniels 7 R Boatright 7
Providence K Batts 20 L Henton 13 V Council 10

On Thursday, January 31st, Providence took on Connecticut and lost a nail-biter to the Huskies 82-79 in overtime. Vincent Council got 15 points and 10 assists for the Friars, earning a double-double. Bryce Cotton had 18 points and added four rebounds. For the Huskies, DeAndre Daniels finished with 18 points and seven rebounds. Next up for Providence (10-11, 2-7 Big East) is Villanova (13-8, 4-4 Big East) on Sunday, February 3rd on the road.

Providence Game Notes

  • Providence started 10-11 during the 2004 and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • Providence has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Friars have played in 9 overtime games with a record of 3-6.
  • The Friars have been unlucky 6 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Providence has lost 30 close games.
  • Providence has lost 100% of the time this season (0-7) after recording 1 or fewer blocks.
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Providence has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0% or better this season, Providence has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more free throws made this season, Providence has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • The Friars set season highs for free throws made and rebounds.
  • The last time PC recorded at least 55 rebounds was Dec 07, 2009 against Brown.
  • Providence has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--PC has a 9.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Kadeem Batts and Bryce Cotton) accounted for 48.1% of the points.
  • Kadeem Batts has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 21 games this season.
  • LaDontae Henton has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 21 games this season.
  • Bryce Cotton has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded the 18th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded a double-double. It was his 8th this season and 17th of his career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Kris Dunn.
  • This game was the 14th double-digit assist game of Vincent Council's career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Vincent Council.
  • Vincent Council recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 14th of his career.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Kadeem Batts's career.

Connecticut Game Notes

  • The Huskies won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Connecticut has lost 25 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Ryan Boatright and Shabazz Napier) accounted for 45.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (DeAndre Daniels and Enosch Wolf) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Ryan Boatright has led the team in scoring 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • DeAndre Daniels has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 19 games this season.
  • Ryan Boatright has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for DeAndre Daniels.
  • Shabazz Napier set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Enosch Wolf.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Tyler Olander.
UCONN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+DeAndre Daniels391874121
ARyan Boatright421927205
AShabazz Napier371823101
B+Omar Calhoun341322221
BEnosch Wolf20650121
C+R.J. Evans7202110
CTyler Olander12200020
C-Niels Giffey24431002
-Phillip Nolan10001010
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Vincent Council3115510103
ABryce Cotton451842200
ALaDontae Henton4015130003
AKadeem Batts282090004
BKris Dunn31781112
CTed Bancroft24281102
D+Brice Kofane15220001
-Lee Goldsbrough7001002
-Josh Fortune4000000

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