Providence blows out DePaul 84-57
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to produce 43 points and 21 boards to lead Providence to an 84-57 win over DePaul on Wednesday night.
Henton and Dunn combined for 27 first-half points and DePaul converted just 7 of 24 shots (29.2 percent) as the Friars took a 41-26 halftime lead. Providence (19-8, 9-5 Big East) shot 52.8 percent from the field, despite making just 1 of 9 3-point attempts.
Billy Garrett Jr. had 11 points including 9-of-10 shooting from the free throw line and Jamee Crockett and R.J. Curington scored 10 apiece for DePaul (12-15, 6-8), which shot just 34 percent from the field.
The Friars, who forced 16 Blue Demon turnovers, scored six straight late in the game to go up 31, the largest lead of the night.