Jan. 27, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - It was announced today (Jan. 27) that Providence College senior guard Bryce Cotton (Tucson, Ariz.) was named to the BIG EAST Men's Basketball Honor Roll. It marks the fifth time this season he has been named to the Honor Roll. Last week, Cotton earned BIG EAST Player of the Week accolades.
Cotton averaged 21.5 points and 6.5 assists as the Friars posted a 2-0 mark in league action last week. He also shot 81.3 percent (13-16) from the line and 40 percent from three point territory (4-10). Cotton scored a game-high 18 points and registered six assists in the Friars' 65-56 win over Butler on January 21. On January 25, Cotton recorded a game-high 25 points and added seven rebounds in the team's 81-72 victory over Xavier. Cotton played all 40 minutes in both games for the Friars. Cotton was essential in both Friar wins that moved the team into a tie for third place in league standings. Cotton leads the league in assists (5.9) and minutes played (39.4). He ranks second in scoring (20.5).
The Friars (15-5, 5-2) will return to action on Thursday, January 30 at Marquette at 7 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.