Providence vs Boston College

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 (8-3)363268
Boston College (6-5) «363571

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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
J. Fortune, G313-90-14047
K. Dunn292-71-15635
B. Kofane120-00-00040
S. Johnson101-31-23023
T. Bancroft70-00-23020
Totals 23-6314-1939102268
 36.5%73.7% 
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
D. Clifford181-22-25014
E. Odio132-30-03114
K. Caudill31-10-00022
D. Rubin20-00-00000
J. Cain Carney00-00-00000
D. Jacobs00-00-00000
Totals 22-5420-2741121871
 40.7%74.1% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236

ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina14-433-75
Florida St.12-626-914
Louisville12-625-97
Notre Dame12-626-1023
Duke11-728-96
Virginia11-723-1118
Va. Tech10-822-1148
Miami (Fla.)10-821-1242
Syracuse10-819-1584
Wake Forest9-919-1439
Georgia Tech8-1021-16106
Clemson6-1217-1668
Pittsburgh4-1416-1774
NC State4-1415-17141
Boston College2-169-23219
 
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AMER 48 Final
GTOWN 65
MCNS 63 Final
UNC 97
TEMP 83 Final
SYR 79
TNTC 42 Final
OKST 78
EVAN 67 Final
BUTL 75
TEXAS 56 Final
MIST 67
SDAST 70 Final
NMEX 65
STBN 73 Final
NCST 92
WRST 58 Final
CINCY 68
KAN 74 Final
OHST 66
ILL 73 Final
MIZZ 82
SDSU 80 Final
SF 58
LAF 50 Final
MINN 75
FLA 61 Final
KSU 67
WKY 55 Final
LOU 78
CAN 74 Final
UNLV 89
ARIZ 73 Final
ETSU 53