Fairfield vs Providence

Providence 66, Fairfield 47

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Bryce Cotton scored eight of his 21 points during a game-breaking 17-0 run that carried Providence to a 66-47 win over Fairfield on Friday night.

LaDontae Henton scored 15 and grabbed eight rebounds, and Josh Fortune added 10 points for the Friars (4-2).

Derek Needham paced the Stags (3-3) with 18 points. Fairfield shot just 35.2 percent (19 of 54) and committed 16 turnovers.

Cotton, who entered the game as the Big East's leading scorer with 24.5 points per game, went 6 of 13 from the floor, hitting his only two 3s of the game in the key run.

Vincent Council, Providence's leading scorer from last season at 15.9 points per game, missed his fifth straight contest. He suffered a leg injury 5 minutes into the season opener.

The Friars, who beat UNC Ashville in the third round of the Puerto Rico Tip-off tournament Sunday, led by eight at halftime.

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Fairfield Stags
M. Barrow, F273-81-21127
K. Matthews, F262-73-45117
J. Mikulic, F80-00-00020
D. Needham, G357-160-031418
D. Wade, G300-60-03230
A. Sidibe264-61-23049
M. Gilbert201-70-04122
C. Nickerson192-30-02214
J. Jenkins60-10-00120
C. Johnson30-00-00010
Totals 19-545-82392247
 35.2%62.5% 
Providence Friars
L. Henton, F406-112-482015
L. Goldsbrough, F253-43-48039
K. Batts, F232-75-63349
J. Fortune, G394-80-164010
B. Cotton, G386-137-943121
B. Kofane181-20-04212
T. Bancroft170-10-02120
Totals 22-4617-2438151166
 47.8%70.8% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova16-235-54
Xavier14-428-67
Seton Hall12-625-919
Providence10-824-1140
Butler10-822-1156
Creighton9-920-15100
Marquette8-1020-13110
Georgetown7-1115-18106
DePaul3-159-22199
St. Johns1-178-24246
 
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