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Providence Advances In The NIT

LaDontae Henton

For the first time since 2003, the Providence Friars won a postseason tournament game. The Friars, who earned their way to a four seed in the NIT, faced off against Atlantic 10 opponent University of North Carolina Charlotte in the first round of the tournament. The Friars overcame early struggles on both ends of the court and defeated the 49ers, 75-66.

Hero: Throughout his four years at Providence College Vincent Council had not seen a single postseason tournament. In addition to that, Council would occasionally fall into "hero mode" where he would attempt to put the team on his back and win the game by himself with shots outside of his skill zone. Fortunately for the Friars, both of those situations changed on Wednesday night. Council didn't... Recommended Stories

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