Feb. 15, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College men's basketball team (13-14, 2-12 BIG EAST) fell to the Cincinnati Bearcats (16-10, 9-4 BIG EAST) by the score of 81-66, on Wednesday, February 15, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Overall, the Friars shot 42.4 percent from the field.
Junior guard Vincent Council (Brooklyn, N.Y.) led all players in scoring with 29 points and five assists. The 29 points also ties his career-high points in a game. Freshman LaDontae Henton (Lansing, Mich.) added 24 points and nine rebounds, including 4-5 from behind the arc. Sophomore Gerard Coleman (Boston, Mass.) scored 11 points.
Down by 24 points, 54-30, with 14:36 to play, Council sparked a 15-2 run with a three-pointer to cut the Bearcat lead to 11 points, 56-45. The Friars came within as many as seven points, 66-59, with 4:26 to play, on a 9-0 run but it was not enough as the Bearcats finished the game with a 15-7 run to secure the victory, 81-66.
Sean Kilpatrick led Cincinnati in scoring with 22 points and eight rebounds. Yancy Gates added 16 points and nine rebounds in the game.
In the first half, the Bearcats scored the first basket to take a 2-0 lead 16 seconds into the game. They would not look back as the Friars were unable to gain the lead in the remaining minutes. With 12:33 on the clock, Providence was within two points, 15-13, but Cincinnati finished the half with a 26-12 run to lead 41-25. Henton scored 14 points in the half.
The Friars are back in action when they host Georgetown in their second to last home game of the season on Saturday, February 18. The game will air live on Cox and ESPN3 with the opening tip set for 7:00 p.m.
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