PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico -- Vincent Council scored a career-high 29 points to lead Providence to an 84-77 victory over Wyoming on Wednesday night.
Council, a sophomore guard, was 16 for 16 from the free throw line and was 6 for 9 from the field as the Friars (5-1) finished third in the Cancun Challenge.
Providence scored 20 points off of 17 turnovers and led by as many as 15 with 8:22 left in the game.
The Cowboys (2-4) scored 48 of their points in the paint compared to 26 by Providence, but was 4 for 16 from the 3-point line (25 percent).
They were 15 for 17 from the free throw line (88.2 percent).