Three Friars register double-doubles led by LaDontae Henton with 20 points and 12 rebounds.
Sophomore Gerard Coleman scored a career-high 30 points.
Juniors Vincent Council and Bilal Dixon each registered double-doubles in the victory.
Junior forward Bilal Dixon joined Coach Cooley on the show.
Five Players Score In Double Figures
Sophomore Bryce Cotton led the team in scoring with 22 points.
Friars vs. Cardinals
2010-11: Grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds in the season-opener versus Dartmouth (11/13/10)...Recorded a double-double against Yale (11/15/10) with 10 points and 14 rebounds...Grabbed 12 rebounds, while adding six points and five blocks against Morgan State (11/18/10)...Registered a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds versus Prairie View A&M (11/20/10)...Grabbed eight rebounds against Central Connecticut (11/29/10)...Tallied 14 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks against Northeastern (12/1/10)...Registered 12 rebounds to go along with four points and six blocked shots against Rhode Island (12/4/10)...Recorded nine points and 12 rebounds against Brown (12/6/10)...Tallied six points and eight rebounds against Alabama (12/11/10)...Registered 11 points and four rebounds against Sacred Heart (12/21/10)...Recorded 11 points, while grabbing nine rebounds and blocking a pair of shots at No. 5./5 Syracuse (12/28/10)...Scored six points and registered five rebounds versus West Virginia (1/13/11)...Registered a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Seton Hall (1/30/11)...Tallied eight points and six rebounds against #10 Connecticut (2/13/11)...Recorded seven points and four rebounds against Cincinnati (2/19/11)...Tallied four points and nine rebounds against Marquette (2/27/11)...Registered six points and 10 rebounds against #11 Louisville (3/2/11)...Tallied four points and seven rebounds against Marquette (3/8/11).
2009-10: Recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds in first collegiate game versus Bryant (11/13/09)...Posted five points and a game-high nine rebounds against Bucknell (11/14/09)...Scored six points and registered four rebounds at Alabama (11/20/09)...Notched five points and seven rebounds against Vermont (11/24/09)...Had 10 points, nine rebounds and five blocks versus Boston College (11/28/09)...Scored 11 points at Northeastern (12/1/09)...Registered 10 points and seven rebounds at Rhode Island (12/5/09)...Tallied 13 points, six rebounds and three blocks versus Brown (12/7/09)...Notched 18 points and seven rebounds at George Washington (12/9/09)...Registered eight points and eight rebounds versus Notre Dame (12/30/09)...Posted seven points, eight rebounds and five blocks at St. John's (1/3/10)...Recorded 12 points and four rebounds versus Louisville (1/6/10)...Had six points and three blocks against Rutgers (1/9/10)...Scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds at DePaul (1/14/10)...Tallied nine points and three blocks at Marquette (1/17/10)...Registered 11 points and 12 rebounds against No. 19/19 Connecticut (1/27/10)...Scored seven points and recorded three assists at Cincinnati (1/30/10)...Notched a double-double with 13 points and 14 rebounds against Marquette (2/6/10)...Scored six points and registered 16 rebounds versus #7 Georgetown (2/9/10)...Had 11 points at No. 4/5 Villanova (2/3/10)...Tallied a double-double with 11 points and a game-high 19 rebounds versus Seton Hall (3/6/10)...Posted 16 points and 12 rebounds against Seton Hall (3/9/10)...Named to the Sporting News BIG EAST All-Freshman Team (3/13/10).
2008-09: Did not play any games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Queen of Peace High School 2006-08...Helped Head Coach Chris Boyces' Queen of Peace team post an 18-0 mark in conference action in 2008...Averaged 19 points, 14 rebounds, six blocks and two assists in 2008...Was named Second Team All-State, All-League, All-County and Conference Player of the Year as a senior...Averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds as a junior at Queen of Peace...Earned All-League honors in 2007...Played under Head Coach Bob Hurley at St. Anthony's during his freshman and sophomore seasons...Spent four seasons playing for Head Coach Andre Ambrose on the United Brooklyn AAU team (2005-08)...Played one season (2008) for the Juice All-Stars AAU squad...Served as a youth retreat counselor at Queen of Peace.
Name: Bilal J. Dixon
Birthdate: April 14, 1990
Family: Son of Gail Cummings and Umar Dixon. Has one sister, Danielle.
Favorite Team: Boston Celtics
Favorite Athletes: LeBron James, Tracy McGrady and Kevin Garnett
Hobbies: Bowling, spending time with family and friends and working out at Hoopland
Interesting Fact: Cousin, Sky Lindsay, plays on the St. John's women's basketball team
Biggest Thrill In Sports: Playing one-on-one with Ben Gordon, playing in the Jordan Classic and being interviewed for Max Preps on MSG Network
What I would Like to Do After I Leave Providence: Own business dealing with sports
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