Providence 78, Brown 62
Jamine Peterson scored 22 points and Bilal Dixon added 13 points
and six rebounds as Providence defeated Brown 78-62 on Monday
The Friars (6-3) trailed 9-4 after scoring the game’s first four
Providence, however, used a 24-16 rebounding advantage in the
first half to overcome the Bears’ 44.4 percent shooting in the
period (12 of 27). The Friars attempted 13 more shots in the half –
making 40 percent (16 of 40) – and led 37-33 at halftime.
Providence’s defense stepped up in the second half, pressuring
Brown (4-7) the full length of the court, leading to a 14-0 run in
under 3 minutes.
Peterson scored 16 points and had seven rebounds in the second
half as Dixon lost minutes due to foul trouble for the Friars.
Brown’s Matt Sullivan, who was 4 of 5 from 3-point range in the
first half, finished with 12 points. Andrew McCarthy added 14 for