PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Luwane Pipkins scored 24 points and David Duke had 15 to lead Providence to an 84-72 victory over No. 19 Marquette.
It was the Friars’ fourth straight win over a ranked team. Markus Howard scored 38 points for Marquette.
The Golden Eagles lost their third straight game. Providence held a double-digit lead for all but 39 seconds of the game’s last 26:29.
Trailing 71-50, the Golden Eagles scored seven points in a row, but they could get no closer.
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