Providence vs. Rutgers: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Providence vs. Rutgers: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Providence 76
(15-12, 4-7 away)
Rutgers 72
(13-13, 10-6 home)
Venue: Louis Brown Athletic Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Providence 42 34 76
Rutgers 33 39 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Providence B Cotton 22 L Henton 10 V Council 6
Rutgers D Miller 17 K Jack 10 M Mack 5

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Rutgers lost at home against Providence 76-72 in conference play. Dane Miller put up a team-high 17 points and eight rebounds for the Scarlet Knights. Kadeem Jack played his way to a double-double with a career-high 15 points and 10 rebounds. LaDontae Henton recorded a double-double for the Friars on 18 points and 10 rebounds. This makes three losses in a row for the Scarlet Knights. The next game will be on Saturday, Mar. 2 when Rutgers (13-13, 4-11 Big East) travels to 11th-ranked Georgetown (21-4, 11-3 Big East).

Rutgers Game Notes

  • The last time Rutgers started the season 13-13 was 2010.
  • The Scarlet Knights have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Rutgers is 26-30 in close games.
  • The Scarlet Knights have lost 75 percent of the time this season (3-9) after having a field goal percentage of 40.6 percent or worse.
  • Rutgers has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording nine or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition commits seven or fewer turnovers this season, Rutgers has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • Rutgers set a season low for steals (two).
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--Rutgers has a 2.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Dane Miller and Kadeem Jack) accounted for 44.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kadeem Jack and Wally Judge) accounted for 40.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (22) than the starters (20).
  • The bench recorded more points (39) than the starters (33).
  • Dane Miller has led the team in scoring in three out of 26 games this season.
  • Kadeem Jack has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 26 games this season.
  • Kadeem Jack recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Kadeem Jack recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.

Providence Game Notes

  • The Friars won this one, but have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Providence is 23-30 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Bryce Cotton and LaDontae Henton) accounted for 52.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (LaDontae Henton and Kadeem Batts) accounted for 48.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Bryce Cotton has led the team in scoring 15 times in 27 games this season.
  • LaDontae Henton has led the team in rebounding 14 times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Bryce Cotton's career.
  • Bryce Cotton has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded the 20th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • LaDontae Henton has four straight double-digit point games.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 19th of his career.
  • Kadeem Batts has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the sixth foul out of the season for Kadeem Batts.
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+LaDontae Henton3618100010
ABryce Cotton392244102
AVincent Council351236110
AKris Dunn34445401
BKadeem Batts281480003
CLee Goldsbrough6410101
CJosh Fortune11220000
DBrice Kofane11010010
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADane Miller271782000
AKadeem Jack2915100010
BMyles Mack34935101
BMike Poole281140100
BDerrick Randall9600020
C+Wally Judge27780013
CJerome Seagears19631002
CMalick Kone12140001
D+Austin Johnson15021000

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