PC Finishes Third In The Cancun Challenge

Providence knocks off Wyoming 84-77

      PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) – Vincent Council scored a
career-high 29 points to lead Providence to an 84-77 victory over
Wyoming on Wednesday night.
      Council, a sophomore guard, was 16 for 16 from the free throw
line and was 6 for 9 from the field as the Friars (5-1) finished
third in the Cancun Challenge.
      Providence scored 20 points off of 17 turnovers and led by as
many as 15 with 8:22 left in the game.
      Gerald Coleman scored 15 points, Duke Mondy had 12 and Marshon
Brooks added 10 for the Friars.
      The Cowboys (2-4) scored 48 of their points in the paint
compared to 26 by Providence, but was 4 for 16 from the 3-point
line (25 percent).
      They were 15 for 17 from the free throw line (88.2 percent).
      Desmar Jackson led Wyoming with 21 points and eight rebounds.
Amath M'Baye and Djibril Thiam added 19 points each.
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