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No. 16 Providence avoids third straight home loss by surviving No. 18 Butler

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Ben Bentil scored 20 points and Rodney Bullock added 16 as No. 16 Providence dodged a bullet and picked up a win they desperately needed on Tuesday night, knocking off No. 18 Butler, 71-68, at the Dunkin Donuts Center. I say the Friars dodged a bullet because they picked off a good Butler team on [more]

No. 12 Providence’s win at No. 9 Butler validates status as contender

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Kris Dunn scored 15 of his 20 points and handed out seven of his nine assists in the second half as No. 12 Providence erased an 11-point halftime deficit, knocking off No. 9 Butler in Hinkle Fieldhouse, 81-73, which means that it is now time to seriously start discussing Providence as a Final Four contender. [more]