Scores

Final

Charlotte 62

(1-5, 0-1 away)

Providence 67

(4-2, 3-1 home)

10:00 PM ET, November 28, 2008

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California

1 2 T
CHAR 34 2862
PROV 24 4367

Top Performers

Charlotte: R. Coleman 19 Pts, 4 Reb

Providence: J. Kale 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Providence 67, Charlotte 62

Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Marshon Brooks scored five of his 12 points in the final 2:58 as Providence rallied for a 67-62 victory over UNC Charlotte in the 76 Classic on Friday.

Jonathan Kale and Weyinmi Efejuku added 12 points apiece for the Friars (4-2), who forced 13 turnovers in the second half.

RaShad Coleman scored a career-high 19 points for the 49ers (1-5), who have lost five consecutive games for the first time since 1989. Lamont Mack added 12 points and DiJuan Harris tied his career best with 10 assists.

Charlotte, which led by as many as 10 points, held a 62-57 lead with 3:15 to play before Providence scored the final 10 points. Five of the points resulted from turnovers.

Jeff Xavier's steal and lay-in enabled the Friars to force a 62-62 tie with 1:33 left. On Charlotte's ensuing possession, Geoff McDermott made a steal and passed to Brooks for another lay-in that gave Providence a 64-62 lead with 1:03 left.

The Friars will play Saint Mary's for fifth place and the 49ers will face Cal State Fullerton for seventh place Sunday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CHAR
PROV
Points 62 67
FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 25-58 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 4-17 (.235)
FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 13-16 (.813)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 5

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