Providence vs Villanova Final: 55-52 - Recap
|Providence vs Villanova Final: 55-52 - Recap|
Providence earned a 55-52 victory over Villanova on Sunday, getting 18 points from Bryce Cotton at Villanova Pavilion.
Providence was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as an underdog.
Josh Fortune had 15 points for Providence and Lee Goldsbrough chipped in with 6 points. Vincent Council had 6 assists for them, while Bryce Cotton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Villanova got 17 points from Darrun Hilliard in a losing cause and another 10 points from Mouphtaou Yarou. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 2 assists for them, while Mouphtaou Yarou had 14 rebounds.
Providence hit the break leading 29-23 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Villanova as they grabbed 38 boards, while Providence only had 33.