Providence vs. DePaul Highlights, Duke Leads Friars To 2OT Win

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Complete digital box score and video highlights of the double-overtime victory for Providence over DePaul in Big East Conference play on Sunday.

Providence vs. DePaul Highlights

David Duke scored 24 points on 8 of 17 shooting and made the clinching free throws in the closing seconds of play to help Providence secure a 95-90 win.

Duke also dished out six assists with five rebounds and two blocks, while A.J. Reeves added 22 points on 6 of 13 shooting with four 3-pointers to go along with his five rebounds, three steals, and two assists for the Friars (6-3, 2-1 Big East Conference).

Nate Watson recorded a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds and Noah Horchler finished with 10 points and seven rebounds in the win for Providence, which led 34-29 at halftime.

Romeo Weems scored a career-high 21 points to go with seven rebounds and Moore contributed 19 points and eight assists. for DePaul, which shot 48.7% on 37 of 76 shooting from the field.

Javon Freeman-Liberty finished with 13 points and five assists and Pauly Paulicap added 10 points, four rebounds, two blocks, and two steals for the Blue Demons (1-1, 0-1).

A pair of free throws by Duke with 2:46 remaining in the second overtime game Providence an 89-88 lead and then the Friars held the Demons to just one field goal in the last few minutes.

Reeves’ 3-pointer with 0:06 seconds left in regulation time tied the score at 74-all and send the game into overtime play before DePaul’s Paulicap scored a layup with 40 seconds left to force the second overtime with the score tied at 83.

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DEPAUL (1-1)

Ongenda 1-1 1-2 3, Freeman-Liberty 5-16 2-2 13, Lopez 4-7 1-2 9, Moore 7-20 2-2 19, Salnave 0-4 0-0 0, Weems 8-10 0-0 21, Paulicap 5-8 0-0 10, Elvis 4-5 0-0 9, Hall 3-4 0-0 6, McCauley 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-76 6-8 90.

PROVIDENCE (6-3)

Horchler 4-6 1-1 10, Watson 6-14 6-8 18, Bynum 2-8 2-6 6, Duke 8-17 7-8 24, Reeves 6-13 6-7 22, Gantt 2-8 0-0 4, Nichols 3-9 1-1 7, Croswell 1-1 0-0 2, Breed 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 33-78 23-31 95.

Halftime–Providence 34-29. 3-Point Goals–DePaul 10-24 (Weems 5-6, Moore 3-9, Elvis 1-1, Freeman-Liberty 1-4, Lopez 0-1, McCauley 0-1, Salnave 0-2), Providence 6-23 (Reeves 4-10, Horchler 1-1, Duke 1-4, Gantt 0-2, Bynum 0-3, Nichols 0-3). Fouled Out–Paulicap. Rebounds–DePaul 38 (Hall 8), Providence 43 (Watson 14). Assists–DePaul 18 (Moore 8), Providence 17 (Duke 6). Total Fouls–DePaul 22, Providence 15.

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