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Bullock's career day of 24 and 17 carries Providence to 94-73 win over Brown


PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — Rodney Bullock had career highs of 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Providence to a 94-73 win over Brown on Saturday night.

Freshman Ryan Fazekas added 17 points, making 5 of 8 3-pointers, and Jalen Lindsey added 14 off the bench on 5-of-7 shooting for the Friars (3-0), who shot 57 percent for the game.

Jason Massey and Travis Fuller had 12 each for the Bears (1-3), who won last year's matchup 77-67.

Ricky Council II hit a 3-pointer late in the first half to give Providence a 45-35 lead. Early in the second half the Friars used a 12-0 to go up 58-38. They shot 65 percent in the second half to maintain a comfortable margin, pushing it up to 28 with 3:32 left.

Providence finished with 26 assists on 33 baskets with Kris Dunn getting 10 to go with his 11 points and seven rebounds.

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