Providence vs St. John's Final: 62-59 - Recap

Providence got 24 points from Bryce Cotton as they ran past St. John's 62-59 on Saturday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Providence won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread.

Kadeem Batts had 15 points for Providence and Vincent Council chipped in with 10 points. Kris Dunn had 5 assists for them, while Kris Dunn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

St. John's got 22 points from Jakarr Sampson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Sir'Dominic Pointer. Sir'Dominic Pointer contributed 4 assists for them, while Sir'Dominic Pointer had 10 rebounds.

Providence trailed at halftime, 27-26.

Providence had a 46-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.