Friday March 18th, 2016

A wild finish between No. 9 Providence and No. 8 USC on Thursday night ended with the Friars scoring on a last-second, go-ahead layup.

After a bizarre final two minutes filled with missed opportunities, free throws, and turnovers on both ends, Providence salvaged a late chance and completed the come-from-behind win. After a loose ball deflected off USC, setting up an out-of-bounds play under the basket, Rodney Bullock freed himself beneath the basket and banked in a wide-open look.

The Trojans missed a full-court attempt with a second left to seal the result, 70-69.  

Providence advances to face No. 1 North Carolina on Saturday.

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