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PC edges St. John's in double overtime, 84-83

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NEW YORK -- Bryce Cotton had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, including the game-winning shot to lead Providence to an 84-83 double-overtime victory over St. John's on Thursday night, the Red Storm's fifth straight loss.

Cotton also came up with the biggest defensive play of the game when he tied up Max Hooper under the St. John's basket with 21 seconds left in the second overtime and Providence trailing by one. The possession arrow favored the Friars and, after a timeout, Cotton drove to the basket and scored with 9.8 seconds remaining to give the Friars (12-5, 2-2 Big East) an 84-83 lead.The Red Storm (9-8, 0-5) had their third chance to win the game but Phil Greene IV missed a drive and Providence rebounded the ball.

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