Watson free throw puts Providence over DePaul 66-65
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CHICAGO (AP) Nate Watson sank a free throw with a second left as Providence edged past DePaul 66-65 on Saturday.
The Friars led through most of the second half but DePaul's Jalen Coleman-Lands hit three free throws to tie it up 65-all with 16 seconds left. Watson was fouled with a second to play and sank his second from the line, giving Providence the winning edge.
Paul Reed had 24 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks for the Blue Demons (12-3, 0-2). Coleman-Lands added 15 points. Charlie Moore had 11 points.
Providence takes on Marquette on the road on Tuesday. DePaul faces St. John's on the road next Saturday.
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Updated January 4, 2020