Published Friday, November 8, 2013 AT 11:38 PM / Updated at 11:43 PM
Men’s basketball: Big East roundup, Nov. 8
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In addition to Creighton’s season-opening win over Alcorn State, six other Big East schools were in action Friday night.

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Providence 82, Boston College 78, OT
Bryce Cotton scored seven of his 28 points in overtime, lifting Providence over Boston College.

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Xavier 83, Gardner-Webb 59
Matt Stainbrook had 13 points and 12 rebounds in Xavier’s balanced offense, and the Musketeers pulled away without point guard Dee Davis, sidelined by a concussion.

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No. 17 Marquette 63, Southern 56
Davante Gardner scored 25 points and No. 17 Marquette set a team record with 53 free-throw attempts to beat Southern.

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Villanova 75, Lafayette 59
James Bell scored a career-high 24 points and JayVaughn Pinkston added 22 points as Villanova overcame a cold shooting night to defeat Lafayette.

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No. 20 Wisconsin 86, St. John’s 65
Despite relying on some new faces and playing in a strange location, No. 20 Wisconsin continued its mastery in season openers, beating St. John’s before a sellout crowd of 3,523 at the Sanford Pentagon.

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No. 19 Oregon 82, Georgetown 75
Joseph Young had 24 points and five rebounds as No. 19 Oregon beat Georgetown in a season opener played at a U.S. army base in South Korea.

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