Diallo, Pipkins lead Providence past Georgetown 73-63
Georgetown led 34-30 at halftime and protected a slim lead through the first eight minutes of the second half. The Friars tied it at 49 on a putback by Diallo with 11:50 remaining and pushed their lead to eight points when Pipkins hit a 3-pointer near the seven-minute mark. In the final minute, Pipkins made three free throws and Diallo two to preserve the win.
Providence scored 43 points in the second half, shooting 60% after halftime, 44% for the game.
The Friars improve to 2-0 against the Hoyas on the season. Providence defeated Georgetown 76-60 on Dec. 31.
Providence plays Marquette at home on Saturday. Georgetown plays at DePaul on Saturday.