Robert Morris vs. Providence: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Robert Morris  vs. Providence: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Robert Morris 68
(24-11, 10-7 away)
Providence 77
(19-14, 14-4 home)
Venue: Dunkin' Donuts Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 25, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Robert Morris 34 34 68
Providence 34 43 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Robert Morris K Anderson 18 L Jones 6 A Myers-Pate 7
Providence L Henton 21 L Goldsbrough 9 V Council 10

On Monday, Mar. 25, No. 4-seeded Providence outrebounded No. 8-seeded Robert Morris 43-18 and got a major win against the Colonials 77-68 in the second round of the NIT. The Friars got a double-double out of Vincent Council with 12 points and 10 assists. LaDontae Henton had a game-high 21 points and added six rebounds. For the Colonials, Russell Johnson got 16 points and three rebounds. Robert Morris wraps up the season with a 24-11 record. In the regular season, they finished first in the NEC with a 14-4 conference record. Robert Morris took down No. 1-seeded Kentucky 59-57 in the first round.

Providence Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 10:05 left to go.
  • The last time PC started the season 19-14 was 2008.
  • PC beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 15th time this season the Friars have beaten the spread.
  • PC has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when opponents record one or fewer blocks.
  • This season Providence has won 82 percent of the time (9-2) when LaDontae Henton has six field goals made or more and 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Bryce Cotton has five rebounds or more.
  • Providence has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past five games.
  • This is the 18th game at home this season--PC has a 9.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (LaDontae Henton and Bryce Cotton) accounted for 53.2 percent of the points.
  • LaDontae Henton has led the team in scoring in four out of 33 games this season.
  • This game was the 16th double-digit assist game of Vincent Council's career.
  • Vincent Council recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and 16th of his career.
  • This marks the 27th 20-point game of Bryce Cotton's career.
  • Bryce Cotton has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Kadeem Batts.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of LaDontae Henton's career.
  • LaDontae Henton had a career high with a 86 percent field goal percentage.

Robert Morris Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Karvel Anderson and Russell Johnson) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • Lucky Jones accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Karvel Anderson has led the team in scoring 14 times in 35 games this season.
  • Lucky Jones has led the team in rebounding 21 times in 35 games this season.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Velton Jones.
RMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARussell Johnson321631512
BMike McFadden281431101
BKarvel Anderson261800000
B-Lucky Jones27262100
C+A. Myers-Pate30327002
C+Velton Jones17523003
C-Coron Williams27901003
-Keith Armstrong9100000
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AVincent Council4012410012
ALaDontae Henton232160001
ABryce Cotton392051102
ALee Goldsbrough21691101
B+Kris Dunn21682002
CKadeem Batts311040005
CJosh Fortune11230001
DTed Bancroft13010101

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