Bryant University vs Providence

Providence 81, Bryant 49

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Kadeem Batts' career-high 27 points propelled Providence to a commanding 81-49 victory over Bryant on Monday night.

Bryce Cotton added 24 points in a dynamic performance for the Friars (2-0).

A strong first half gave the Friars a 47-21 advantage at the break. Batts had 23 of Providence's points in the opening 20 minutes, making 10 of 11 shots from the field and single-handedly outscoring the Bulldogs (0-2).

Bryant struggled on offense, missing its first 12 attempts from 3-point range and shooting just 7-of-22 in the half.

The Bulldogs cut their deficit to 16 points, 50-34, in the second half as the Friars went cold, but they recovered, as Cotton and LaDontae Henton stepped up for a combined 18 second-half points.

Alex Francis led the Bulldogs with 13 points and Frankie Dobbs contributed 12.

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Scoreboard
Bryant University (0-2)212849
Providence (2-0) «473481

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Bryant University Bulldogs
A. Francis, F354-95-981213
V. Kondratyev, F172-40-12124
D. Starks, G354-132-243112
F. Dobbs, G343-63-422312
J. O'Shea, G181-62-25144
C. Maynard252-80-02114
S. McLaughlin170-30-01200
A. Scocca80-00-02050
C. McMath60-00-00010
C. Oakley40-30-00000
D. Calandrillo10-00-00000
Totals 16-5212-1828111949
 30.8%66.7% 
Providence Friars
K. Batts, F3212-153-592227
B. Cotton, G406-138-11116124
J. Fortune, G393-80-02627
L. Henton, G367-120-223316
L. Goldsbrough, G200-10-08140
B. Kofane182-20-05224
T. Bancroft151-30-05123
Totals 31-5411-1842211681
 57.4%61.1% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-02-1130
F. Dickinson0-02-264
LIU-Brooklyn0-02-3189
St. Fran.-NY0-01-2195
St. Fran.-Pa.0-01-2244
CCSU0-01-3101
Mt St Marys0-01-3179
Robert Morris0-01-327
Sacred Heart0-01-3316
Bryant0-00-3230

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Creighton0-04-028
Seton Hall0-04-036
St. Johns0-04-041
Xavier0-04-029
Georgetown0-03-0192
Villanova0-03-0190
Butler0-03-1182
Providence0-03-146
Marquette0-02-165
DePaul0-01-2210
 
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FSU 95
NDST 61 Final
IND 87
MONM 57 Final
ND 84
NFLA 66 Final
MEMP 81
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UNLV 92
WVU 50 Final
GONZ 84