PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and buried the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer and Providence beat Belmont 66-65 on Wednesday night.
Tied at 63 with less than 10 seconds left, Belmont’s Dylan Windler threw down a lob to give the Bruins the lead. The Friars opted not to call timeout and inbounded quickly to Cartwright who sprinted down the floor and buried the 3.
Belmont led 58-55 with 3:17 remaining on Nick Hopkins’ corner 3, but Providence (4-1) used a 6-0 run — with a pair of buckets from Alpha Diallo — to go ahead 61-58 with 1:40 left.
Hopkins hit another 3 with 40 seconds left to put the Bruins up 63-61 before Rodney Bullock made a pair of free throws with 27 seconds left. Bullock scored 15 points for the Friars, Diallo, 13 and Jalen Lindsey 12.
Windler led Belmont with 17 points, Amanze Egekeze 16 and Nick Hopkins 11 for Belmont (4-2). The Bruins shot 11 of 33 (33.3 percent) from 3-point and were 23-for-49 overall (46.9).