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NCAA Game Summary - Butler at Providence



(Tuesday, January 21st)

Final Score: Providence 65, Butler 56

Providence, RI (SportsNetwork.com) - Bryce Cotton scored 18 points and Kadeem Batts recorded a double-double to propel the Providence Friars to a 65-56 victory over the Butler Bulldogs in Big East action at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Batts registered 14 points and 17 rebounds and Cotton handed out six assists for Providence (14-5, 4-2 Big East), which has won four straight. LaDontae Henton and Tyler Harris each chipped in 12 points.

Kellen Dunham logged 17 points and Khyle Marshall tacked on 15 for Butler (11-8, 1-6), which has lost six of its last seven.

At the end of the first half Providence led 29-26. The Friars hit 46.2 percent from the floor in the period, while Butler connected on 36 percent.

The Friars shot at a 45.8 percent clip in the second half and knocked down 11-of-13 from the free-throw line to hold off the Bulldogs, who hit 50 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes.

Providence had a 37-22 advantage on the boards, but had nearly twice as many turnovers (13) as Butler (seven).

01/21 23:58:57 ET

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