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

Providence squared off with Rutgers on Saturday, Feb. 23 and got a road victory against the Scarlet Knights 76-72 in Big East action. The Friars got a double-double out of LaDontae Henton with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Bryce Cotton had a game-high 22 points and added four rebounds. For the Scarlet Knights, Dane Miller finished with a team-high 17 points and eight rebounds. Providence (15-12, 7-8 Big East) gets St. John's (16-10, 8-6 Big East) at home on Saturday, Mar. 2.

Providence Game Notes

  • Providence started 15-12 during the 2002, 2001, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • PC beat the spread by three points. That makes the 12th time this season the Friars have beaten the spread.
  • The Friars have won six close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Providence is 23-30 in close games.
  • The Friars have won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after recording 76 or more total points.
  • PC has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record nine or fewer assists.
  • PC has won 92 percent of the time this season (12-1) after holding an opponent to under 40.6 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Providence has won 86 percent of the time (6-1) when LaDontae Henton has 18 points or more and 80 percent of the time (8-2) when Bryce Cotton has four assists or more.
  • 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 in 15 out of 27 games this season.
  • LaDontae Henton has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 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.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • The Scarlet Knights have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Rutgers is 26-30 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Scarlet Knights losing streak to three games.
  • 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 three times in 26 games this season.
  • Kadeem Jack has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 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.
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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