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Boston College 71, Providence 68

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BOSTON (AP) - Ryan Anderson had a pair of layups off Joe Rahon's passes in the closing 2 minutes and finished with 24 points to lift Boston College to a 71-68 win over Providence Saturday afternoon in the 107th meeting between the schools.

Olivier Hanlan added 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Eagles (6-5), who posted their fourth win in five games.

Bryce Cotton led the Friars (8-3) with 33 points and Kadeem Batts scored 14 with seven boards before fouling out with 5:01 to play.

With Boston College clinging to a 64-63 lead, Anderson sneaked inside all alone and Joe Rahon found him for a layup with 1:30 to play. Hanlan added a free throw 20 second later after Cotton missed a 3, giving the Eagles a 67-63 edge.

Cotton hit two free throws to cut it to 67-65, but Rahon drove the lane with the shot clock winding down and fed Anderson again with 23 seconds to play. Hanlan's two free throws sealed it.

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Providence Friars
L. Henton, F371-82-28214
K. Batts, F285-134-471514
L. Goldsbrough, F61-10-02002
B. Cotton, G4010-226-711133
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K. Dunn292-71-15635
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S. Johnson101-31-23023
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Boston College Eagles
R. Anderson, F307-1510-1371224
P. Heckmann, F183-60-03047
O. Hanlan, G404-146-10122217
J. Rahon, G402-70-05625
L. Jackson, G362-62-23248
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Clemson4-412-880
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Pittsburgh3-513-893
Florida St.3-511-10132
Boston College1-69-10121
Va. Tech1-69-11196
Georgia Tech1-710-1079
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