Erik Foley netted the game-winner with 2:01 remaining in regulation.
The Friars scored four unanswered goals in the third period on Friday night.
The Friars and River Hawks kick-off a home-and-home series on Friday in Providence.
Scott Conway scored the overtime winner at the 4:11 mark of the extra frame.
The Friars and Black Bears will conclude their season series on Friday night at Schneider Arena.
2016-17 Honors and Awards
- 3x Hockey East Honor Roll (10/10, 10/24, 11/21)
- 2x Hockey East Rookie of the Week (1/2, 3/6)
- Rev. Herman Schneider, O.P. Award (Most Valuable Freshman)
2016-17: Played in all 39 games … ranked third on the team in scoring with 31 points … tallied 13 goals and 18 assists … ranked third on the team with a +14 rating and in shots on goal (108) … the team was 17-2-2 when he registered a point … had eight multi-point games, including three-point performances against Miami (10/7) and UMass (3/3) … also notched two-point outings against Northeastern (11/18, 11/19), Colgate (11/26), RIT (12/9), Vermont (1/14), and UMass Lowell (1/20) … recorded game-winning goals against Northeastern (11/19), Denver (12/31), and Yale (1/10) … season-high eight shots on goal vs. Denver (12/31) … three-game goal streak from 12/31/16 – 1/10/17 … first Friar freshman since Fernando Pisani in 1996-97 to record 30 points in a season … winner of the team’s Rev. Herman Schneider, O.P. Award for Most Valuable Freshman ... two-time Hockey East Rookie of the Week selection.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Participated in the Carolina Hurricanes' Development Camp in 2016 ... appeared in 49 games with the Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) in 2015-16 ... Wilkins ranked fourth on the Musketeers in scoring with 29 points (16-13-29) and led the team with eight power play tallies ... was a teammate of Spenser Young on the U.S. National Junior Select Team that won bronze at the World Junior A Challenge in 2015, totaling a goal and three assists in five games during that tournament ... prior to Sioux City, Wilkins registered 11 goals and 16 assists with the Austin Bruins (NAHL) during the 2014-15 campaign.
Goals: 1 (13 times - 3/4/17 vs. Massachusetts)
Assists: 3 (10/7/16 vs. Miami)
Points: 3 (2 times - 3/4/17 vs. Massachusetts)
Point Streak: 3 games (12/31/16 - 1/10/17); 3-0-3
Goal Streak: 3 games (12/31/16 - 1/10/17); 3-0-3
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