Pipkins scores 24, Providence beats No. 19 Marquette 84-72

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Posted at 2:08 PM, Feb 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-22 15:08:09-05

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Luwane Pipkins scored 24 points and David Duke had 15 to lead Providence to an 84-72 victory over No. 19 Marquette.

It was the Friars' third straight victory — all over ranked teams. Markus Howard scored 38 points for Marquette. The Golden Eagles lost their third straight game.

Providence held a double-digit lead for all but 39 seconds of the game's last 26:29. Trailing 71-50, the Golden Eagles scored seven points in a row, but they could get no closer.

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