KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Ben Bentil tipped in Kris Dunn’s missed shot at the buzzer to give No. 23 Providence a 74-72 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday night.
Bentil finished with 23 points and eight rebounds to help the Friars (8-1) beat the Rams (5-3) for the sixth straight time. Rodney Bullock added 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting, and Dunn had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Rhode Island tied it at 72 on Jared Terrell’s jumper with 7 seconds remaining.
Terrell led the Rams with 19 points. Jarvis Garrett added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Hassan Martin had 15 points and eight rebounds.
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