Despite two Friars getting double-doubles (Jamine Peterson 28 points, 11 rebounds and Bilal Dixon 13 points, 14 rebounds), the team lost a tough one late to Marquette 82-79 at home.

Why Marquette won: The Friars had control of the game for the first 30 minutes, but Lazar Hayward stepped up, and Marquette used excellent ball movement to create lots of open looks and easy baskets. Providence kept fighting, and even had an amazing run to give them a chance to take the lead in the final minute, and even tie it in the end. With 12 seconds to go and a three point lead, Marquette played excellent defense to force Vincent Council into an off-balanced desperation three to tie as time winded down. Sharaud Curry (who was the only one would could hit a three all night - he was 5-9 and Providence was...

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