Friars Survive Against Brown in Annual Cross-Town Matchup

Posted by Scott Tashjian on December-8-2009 Add Comments


The Providence Friars were anxiously awaiting the chance to redeem themselves after a tough loss to URI last Saturday. Surprisingly, the Friars did not seem prepared to take on the Brown Bears, their annual Ivy League opponent.  

Brown showed up to play, and fed off of the hot shooting from forward Tucker Halpern, and guards Matt and Peter Sullivan who hit early threes giving Brown a 9-4 at the start of the half. Matt Sullivan finished with twelve points on 4-5 shooting from three point range.

Providence, who shot only 38.6 percent on the night, really struggled creating good shots and locking down Brown’s shooters defensively. Coach Davis quickly went to hi...

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