Providence college men’s basketball wins season opener against Fairfield

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PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) — The Providence college men’s basketball team returned to the Dunkin Donuts Center on Tuesday night as the welcomed back fans and faced Fairfield in the season opener.

Nate Watson had a team high 22 points followed by IU transfer Al Durham with 18 pts. The Friars struggled from deep only going 4-18 from beyond the arc.

But the Friars held onto the lead in the second half and won 80-73. Watch the highlights above and hear from Nate Watson and head coach Ed Cooley.

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