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
lasted 10:29.Hanke added 12 rebounds for the Friars. Donnie McGrath added 16
points and became the 37th players in school history to surpass the
1,000-point barrier.Jose Juan Barea finished with 18 points to lead the Huskies.