Scores

Final

Brown 63

(6-6, 2-4 away)

Providence 79

(9-4, 6-3 home)

    7:30 PM ET, January 3, 2005

    Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    BRWN 29 3463
    PROV 42 3779

    Top Performers

    Brown: L. Ruscoe 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Providence: R. Gomes 24 Pts, 15 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl

    Providence 79, Brown 63

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Ryan Gomes scored 24 points and grabbed 15 rebounds Monday night, leading Providence to a 79-63 win over Brown.

    The Friars (9-4) won their fourth straight game after losing four of six. It was also Providence's 21st win in the last 23 games against Brown in the 112th meeting between the schools.

    Gomes, who hit 10 of 13 shots from the field, recorded his 38th career double-double and scored over 20 points for the fifth time in six games.

    Dwight Brewington added 15 points for Providence. Luke Ruscoe led Brown (6-6) with 12 points.

    After Brown's Damon Huffman drove and scored to tie it at 24, the Friars took charge with a 18-5 run over the final 7:38 of the half and led 42-29 at halftime. Brown went the final 5:48 of the half without a basket.

    Rob McKiver started the run with a 3-pointer from the top of the key, Gomes had a 3-pointer and McKiver added another one minute, 12 seconds later, making it 37-28.

    In the second half, PC opened with a 7-0 run before Brown ended an 8:06 drought without a basket on Huffman's layup.

    PC leads the series 87-25.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BRWN
    PROV
    Points 63 79
    FG Made-Attempted 23-64 (.359) 32-69 (.464)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 8-14 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 24

    2004-05 Season

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