PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Joshua Howard scored 18 points and Tavon Blackmon’s layup at the buzzer lifted Brown to a 91-90 win over Bryant on Monday night. The Bears got lucky as Bryant's freshman guard Ikenna Ndugb inbounded the ball and ran out the clock but forgot that his team was trailing.
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Blackmon had nine points and eight assists while committing just one turnover. His game-winner came just moments after Nisre Zouzoua buried a 3 to give Bryant a 90-89 lead with 12 seconds left.
Steven Speith made back-to-back layups to give Brown (3-4) an 89-83 lead with 2:47 to play. Ikenna Ndugba and Marcell Pettway made layups to bring Bryant (2-5) within two with 1:02 left.
Speith scored 16 and had nine assists, JR Hobbie had 15 points and Travis Fuller scored 11 for the Bears.
Brown, which had a 43-39 lead at halftime, led 50-41 early in the second half on Corey Daughterty’s 3.
Zouzoua scored a career-high 31 points, had six rebounds and five assists for Bryant. Adam Grant added 20 points, and Bosko Kostur had 16 points and seven rebounds.