Kadeem Batts finished with a game high 20 points.
Jan. 31, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- The Providence College men's basketball was defeated in overtime by the Connecticut Huskies, 82-79, at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. on Thursday, Jan. 31. The loss moves the Friar's overall record to 10-11 (2-7 BIG EAST).
Sophomore LaDontae Henton (Lansing, Mich.) recorded his eighth double-double of the season. He had 15 points and 13 rebounds. Providence started the game shooting 0-8 from the field lending Connecticut a nine point lead to start the game. Providence shined with 18 offensive rebounds during the first half. Providence out-rebounded the Huskies 30-10 overall during the first twenty minutes of play, but trailed the Huskies, 33-32.
The second half featured six lead changes and 12 ties. Henton forced the 12th tie of the second half when he made a layup with 18 seconds left in the game to the even the score at 69-69. Freshman Kris Dunn (New London, Conn.) blocked UConn's Ryan Boatright's shot with two seconds left to force the game into overtime.
Four seconds into overtime, senior Vincent Council (Brooklyn, N.Y.) fouled out of the game with a double-double on 15 points and 10 assists. UConn's Omar Calhoun hit a three with 42 seconds left in overtime to give the Huskies a 79-76 lead that they never relinquished. Bryce Cotton (Tucson, Ariz.) had an off-balance three pointer that rimmed out at the buzzer as UConn held on for an 82-79 victory.
It marked the first time the Huskies have won in Providence since 2006.
Junior Kadeem Batts (Powder Springs, Ga.) recorded a game-high 20 points and contributed nine rebounds. Cotton finished with 18 points.
Providence College returns to action on Sunday, February 3 at noon at Villanova.
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