Providence pulls away late, tops Georgia in Bahamas


Devin Carter had 19 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead Providence to a 71-64 victory over Georgia on Sunday in the Baha Mar Championships consolation game at Nassau, Bahamas. Georgia was within a point at 65-64 with less than a minute to play, but Providence made each of its four free throw attempts in the final 32 seconds before Carter made a layup with eight seconds to play. Georgia didn’t make a field goal in the final 2:35. Josh Oduro added 19 points and nine rebounds for the Friars, who made 12 of their 14 free throws in the game. Bryce Hopkins (15) and Corey Floyd Jr. (11) also scored in double figures for Providence (4-1).