Scores

Final

Rutgers 81

(9-6, 0-3 Big East)

Providence 94

(10-6, 2-2 Big East)

    8:00 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    RUTG 38 4381
    PROV 55 3994

    Top Performers

    Rutgers: D. Miller 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Providence: J. Peterson 29 Pts, 20 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Providence 94, Rutgers 81

    Associated Press

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Jamine Peterson scored a season-high 29 points and pulled down 20 rebounds to lead Providence to a 94-81 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night.

    Sharaud Curry added 17 points for the Friars (10-6, 2-2 Big East), who led by as many as 22 and maintained a double-digit lead for most of the game.

    Peterson, a freshman forward who is Providence's leading scorer, had 24 of his points in the first half, the last of which came on a one-handed slam to put back a Curry miss with 2 seconds left.

    Dane Miller had a season-high 26 points and seven rebounds off the bench to lead the Scarlet Knights (9-6, 0-3), who dropped their fourth straight.

    Jonathan Mitchell had a career-high 18 points and Hamady Ndiaye added 16 points and three blocks for the Scarlet Knights.

    Marshon Brooks scored 15 points and had six rebounds for Providence.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RUTG
    PROV
    Points 81 94
    FG Made-Attempted 31-73 (.425) 33-69 (.478)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-30 (.267) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 21-37 (.568)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

    2009-10 Season

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