Scores

Final OT

Rhode Island 58

(1-5, 0-2 away)

Providence 65

(5-3, 4-2 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 4, 2004

    Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island

    1 2 OT T
    URI 22 31 558
    PROV 24 29 1265

    Top Performers

    Rhode Island: S. Hazelton 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Stl

    Providence: R. Gomes 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 7 Stl

    Providence 65, Rhode Island 58 (OT)

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Ryan Gomes scored 20 of his 25 points after halftime, sparking Providence to a 65-58 overtime win over Rhode Island on Saturday.

    Tuukka Kotti added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Friars (5-3). Scott Hazelton scored 25 points on 9-of-24 shooting and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Rhode Island (1-5).

    With Providence trailing 46-40 with five minutes left, Gomes scored 10 of the Friars' final 13 points to help force overtime.

    Providence took a 52-50 lead with a minute left on Dwight Brewington's dunk. But Hazelton tied the score with 5.7 seconds left. The Friars outscored URI 12-5 in overtime, as Brewington scored seven points and Gomes added five.

    Providence, leading 24-22 at halftime, took a 29-22 lead to begin the second half. Then the Rams went on a 16-6 run highlighted by a four-point play by Hazelton, giving the Rams their first lead, 38-35, with 12:15 remaining in regulation.

    Marcel Momplaisir added 11 points for Rhode Island. Brewington scored 11 points and Randall Hanke added 12 for Providence.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    URI
    PROV
    Points 58 65
    FG Made-Attempted 20-72 (.278) 23-61 (.377)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-22 (.136) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 9

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