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NCAA Game Summary - DePaul at Providence



(Saturday, February 15th)

Final Score: Providence 84, DePaul 61

Providence, RI (SportsNetwork.com) - Bryce Cotton led the way with 22 points and six assists as the Providence Friars powered past the DePaul Blue Demons for an 84-61 decision in Big East Conference action at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Kadeem Batts tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots for the Friars (17-9, 7-6 Big East), who also received 13 points and seven boards courtesy of LaDontae Henton. Carson Desrosiers provided a spark off the bench with 12 points on a perfect 4-of-4 shooting from the floor, while Tyler Harris and Josh Fortune scored 10 points apiece. The victory snapped Providence's three-game losing streak.

Brandon Young led DePaul (10-16, 2-11) with 18 points, but also committed five of the team's 12 turnovers. Sandi Marcius added 15 points and Billy Garrett scored 10 points. The Blue Demons, who have now lost eight games in a row, finished with only four assists.

The Friars took a sizeable, 49-26, lead into the intermission after they shot 64 percent from the floor including a 5-of-7 clip from 3-point range in the opening period. DePaul managed to connect on only 33.3 percent of its field goal attempts in the first half.

Although the Blue Demons heated up to sink 50 percent of their shots from the field after halftime, they knocked down only 1-of-6 tries from beyond the arc and missed eight of their 20 free-throw attempts in the second half. Providence converted 12-of-15 shots at the charity stripe over the final 20 minutes of the contest to keep the visitors at bay.

The Friars finished with a 37-30 advantage in total rebounds and scored 23 points off of turnovers.

02/15 17:34:29 ET

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