PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Randall Hanke scored a career-high 34
points and Providence scored 31 consecutive points in a run that
began late in the first half as the Friars defeated Northeastern,
92-70 on Tuesday night.
Northeastern (6-2) led 39-28 with 3:10 remaining in the first
half, but Providence (4-4) scored the final eight points before the
break and went into halftime trailing 39-36.
The Friars scored the first 23 points of the second half before
Northeastern finally got on the board on Janon Cole's three-point
play with 12:41 left in the game. The Huskies scoreless drought
Hanke added 12 rebounds for the Friars. Donnie McGrath added 16
points and became the 37th players in school history to surpass the
Jose Juan Barea finished with 18 points to lead the Huskies.