Providence vs. South Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Providence vs. South Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Providence 76
(13-11, 3-6 away)
South Florida 66
(10-14, 8-7 home)
Venue: Sun Dome
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Providence 25 51 76
South Florida 36 30 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Providence K Batts 24 L Henton 8 V Council 8
South Florida V Rudd 26 V Rudd 12 A Collins 10

Providence squared off with South Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and won on the road versus the Bulls 76-66 in conference play. It looked like this one could get ugly, with South Florida up 36-25 at the half, but Providence was able to make a comeback and secure the win in the second half. Kadeem Batts played well for the Friars and put up a team-high 24 points and six rebounds. LaDontae Henton had 19 points and added eight rebounds. Victor Rudd registered a double-double for the Bulls on a game-high 26 points and 12 rebounds. This makes three wins in a row for the Friars. Providence (13-11, 5-7 Big East) hosts 21st-ranked Notre Dame (20-5, 8-4 Big East) on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Providence Game Notes

  • Providence started 13-11 during the 2011, 2007, 2002, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over South Florida extended the Providence winning streak to three games.
  • PC beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Friars have beaten the spread.
  • The Friars have won every game this season (7-0) after recording five or more blocks.
  • PC has won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) when opponents record two or fewer blocks.
  • This season Providence has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Kadeem Batts has 24 points or more, 83 percent of the time (5-1) when LaDontae Henton has seven field goals made or more, and 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Bryce Cotton has six assists or more.
  • PC set a season low for turnovers (six).
  • This is the second win of the season where the Friars came back after being down at halftime.
  • Kadeem Batts accounted for 31.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (LaDontae Henton and Kadeem Batts) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Kadeem Batts has led the team in scoring in seven out of 24 games this season.
  • LaDontae Henton has led the team in rebounding in 12 out of 24 games this season.
  • Bryce Cotton has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Kadeem Batts's career.

South Florida Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Bulls losing streak to seven games.
  • Victor Rudd accounted for 39.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Victor Rudd accounted for 35.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Victor Rudd has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding nine times in 24 games this season.
  • This game was the eighth double-digit assist game of Anthony Collins's career.
  • Anthony Collins recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and fourth of his career.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Victor Rudd's career.
  • Victor Rudd recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and seventh of his career.
  • Victor Rudd set a career high with five offensive rebounds.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Kore White.
  • Kore White set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kadeem Batts372462122
A+LaDontae Henton371983002
A+Vincent Council331118310
ABryce Cotton401326221
B-Kris Dunn24452101
C+Josh Fortune14510000
-Ted Bancroft9011000
-Brice Kofane3010000
-Lee Goldsbrough3000000
USF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Victor Rudd3426122003
AAnthony Collins3912310103
B+T. Fitzpatrick381442001
CKore White28441022
CMartino Brock25630000
CZach LeDay10230001
D+J. Hawkins19210001
-Jawanza Poland6000000

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