Providence Defeats Fairfield 78-69 - Recap

Providence Defeats Fairfield 78-69 - Recap

Bryce Cotton scored 24 points leading Providence to a 78-69 victory over Fairfield at Dunkin Donuts Center on Friday.

Bettors who backed Providence were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17.

Providence got 16 points from Tyler Harris and another 13 points from Kadeem Batts. Bryce Cotton contributed 7 assists, while Kadeem Batts cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Fairfield got 23 points from Marcus Gilbert in a losing cause and another 20 points from Maurice Barrow. K.J. Rose contributed 5 assists for them, while Marcus Gilbert had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Providence were victorious, as the score was 40-30 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Providence as they grabbed 34 boards, while Fairfield only had 30.