Boxscore
Providence 72, Bryant 61
Saturday, December 10, 2011 12:00 PM
Location - Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
Officials - Anthony Chiazza, Tim Clougherty, Paul Faia
Attendance - 5162

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Bryant 30 31 61
Providence 29 43 72

Recap


Sophomore Bryce Cotton scored a career-high 34 points and Providence came back from an eight-point deficit in the second half to defeat visiting Bryant 72-61 on Saturday
 
The Friars (9-2) trailed 56-49 with 6:54 remaining, but scored the game’s next 19 points to survive the scare.
 
LaDontae Henton registered 13 points and 12 rebounds and Gerard Coleman added 13 points for Providence. The Friars, who came in shooting 66 percent from the free throw line, made 22 of 24 Saturday. Cotton was 10-for-10 at the line.
 
Alex Francis recorded 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Bryant (1-9), which fell to 0-13 all time against Big East teams. The Bulldogs have lost eight straight.
 
Bryant, in its fourth and final season of the Division I transition period, used a 17-6 run to take a 25-19 lead with 4:26 left in the first half. Cotton had seven of his 20 first-half points after that to bring the Friars within 30-29 at halftime.
 
Francis led the way with 10 points and five rebounds for Bryant, which held Providence to 38.5 percent shooting the first 20 minutes.
 
Providence improved to 4-0 against Bryant and 51-13 against Northeast Conference teams. The Friars have won 18 straight non-conference home games.

Bryant Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Alex Francis 38:00 7-21 0-2 3-6 5 8 13 2 1 0 2 0 17
Frankie Dobbs 40:00 5-14 2-7 0-0 1 3 4 3 2 1 0 0 12
Vladyslav Kondratyev 7:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Calandrillo 39:00 5-6 2-3 0-0 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 1 12
Corey Maynard 34:00 4-6 3-4 0-0 0 4 4 6 4 1 4 0 11
Ben Altit 25:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 2 1 3 1 4 0 3 3 7
Claybrin McMath 9:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Jordan Harris 7:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0
Raphael Jordan 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-61 8-22 3-6 10 21 31 13 18 3 10 4 61
  41.0% 36.4% 50.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 10

Providence Friars

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Vincent Council 37:00 3-14 0-4 2-2 0 2 2 7 0 2 2 1 8
Bryce Cotton 40:00 11-16 2-4 10-10 0 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 34
LaDontae Henton 36:00 6-12 0-1 1-2 4 8 12 0 1 1 1 5 13
Gerard Coleman 37:00 2-7 0-1 9-10 2 3 5 1 0 1 3 0 13
Ron Giplaye 7:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 3 0 1 0 2
Ted Bancroft 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bilal Dixon 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Carter 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brice Kofane 21:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 2 4 0 1 1 0
Lee Goldsbrough 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 24-54 2-10 22-24 8 27 35 11 8 4 9 7 72
  44.4% 20.0% 91.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 9
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