PC escapes with 62-60 win over Stony Brook


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rodney Bullock made two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Providence rallied to defeat Stony Brook 62-60 on Sunday.

Tyrell Sturdivant tied the game with a tip-in with nine seconds left but was called for a foul on Bullock’s attempted putback.

Nate Watson, a 6-foot-10 freshman, led Providence (8-3) with a career-high 15 points. Isaiah Jackson added 13 and Bullock 12. Jackson made 5 of 6 free throws and Bullock 6 of 8 with the Friars having the pivotal edge at the line, making 17 of 25 to 6 of 8 for the Seawolves (4-8).

Stony Brook’s Akwasi Yeboah scored 22 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the sophomore’s first double-double this season. Jaron Cornish added 10 points.

The Seawolves led by 11 when with 7 1/2 minutes to go but Providence went on a 12-0 run to lead 50-49.

Watson scored and another freshman, Makai Ashton-Langford, followed with a 3-point play with 1:47 to go for a five-point edge, 59-54, before the Seawolves rallied to tie.

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