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Defenseless Friars Stunned By Brown

LaDontae Henton

After a disheartening road trip to Chestnut Hill the Friars headed across Rhode Island's capital to meet intra-city rival Brown University. The Friars hadn't played an away game against the Bears in 30 years, and needed a road win to recover from the 68-71 defeat against Boston College. The Bears came ready, and Providence College lost for the first time in six years to the Ivy League foe, 68-69.

Dogfight: For the second game in a row the Friars could not close out their opponent. Brown captured a 6-5 lead 3:48 into the game, and would hold onto that lead until just under the 12 minute mark. While the Friars kept the lead from getting out of hand, they also prevented themselves from closing it out sooner. During this nine minute stretch where Providence fought to cover the gap created by...

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