Game Recap: The Friars Offensive Struggles Are Too Much to Overcome Against TCU

Providence Friars 62 (5-3) TCU Horned Frogs 75 (6-1) In their first true road game of the season, the Providence Friars fell to the the TCU Horned Frogs, 75-62, as part of the Big East/Big 12 Battle. Although the defense continues to be of major concern for PC as they let the Home team shoot …

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Game Recap: The Friars Crack Triple-Digits Against Stonehill, Winning 100-76

Providence Friars 100 (3-0) Stonehill Skyhawks 76 (1-3) This matchup was particularly special for Ed Cooley as a 1994 graduate from Stonehill, a 3-time team captain of the basketball team, and a 2019 inductee into the school's Hall of Fame. Stonehill is in their inaugural season as a Division I basketball team but appear as …

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Game Recap: Friars Use a Big 2nd Half to Blow Out Northeastern 89-65

Providence Friars 89 (2-0) Northeastern Huskies 65 (0-2) After an inconsistent first half of basketball had the Friars leading by just 2 at the break, Providence showed the team that they could be this season, putting up 51 points in the second half en route to blowing the doors off of a visiting Northeastern team. …

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Game Recap: Providence Nab Their 1st Win of the Season Squeaking by Rider 66-65

Providence Friars 66 (1-0) Rider Broncs 65 (0-1) My, Oh, My, it's good to have college basketball back. The Providence Friars kicked off their 2022-2023 basketball season by unveiling their first ever Big East Conference Regular Season Championship banner at The Dunk (it's still The Dunk as far as I'm concerned) in front of a …

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The “How Is That Guy Still In College” Team for 2022-2023

One of my favorite blogs to write before each college basketball season is that of assembling the “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team.  These are the guys who you could swear have been in college for at least a decade but somehow they’re still contributing to College teams.  Maybe they have tenure or …

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Kris Dunn Joins the G-League’s Capital City Go-Go’s for Training Camp

Former Providence Friar Kris Dunn has joined the Capital City Go-Go's training camp roster for the G-League. https://twitter.com/JoshuaBRobbins/status/1584312947790135297 Dunn had a 14 game stint with the Portland Trailblazers last year and showed that he can still be a useful and effective guard on an NBA roster. The former All-American averaged 7.6 ppg, 5.6 apg, 3.5 …

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Jared Bynum Named to All-Big East Preseason First Team

A year after being named to the All-Big East 2nd Team and the Big East 6th Man of the Year, Jared Bynum has risen to the All-Big East Preseason 1st Team. Bynum was the only Friar to be named to either the 1st or 2nd All-Big East Preseason Team. Here is how the rest of …

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My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2022-2023

The College Basketball season gets underway in just about three weeks, so now is as good a time as any to drop in with my pre-season selections for my All-Big East Teams and individual award winners. My pre-season individual award selections last year were especially off given that I was going all-in on a big …

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Donovan Santoro Becomes the Third 2023 Providence Commit from Southern California Academy

I think we can officially change the name of Southern California Academy to Providence College West. That or PC Prep, I'm not 100% either way on what I'm going to call it going forward but it appears that Ed Cooley and his coaching staff have firmly established a West Coast pipeline of talented players. https://twitter.com/JuliusVElite0/status/1580997224640614400

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Four Star, Inside-Out Threat Drew Fielder Commits to the Friars

The Providence Friars received their second commitment of the 2023 class Monday night with the announcement from super-skilled big Drew Fielder. Fielder, an Idaho native, will be playing ball this upcoming season on the West Coast at Southern California Academy alongside the other half of the Friars incoming 2023 class, guard Garwey Dual. https://twitter.com/DrewFielder6/status/1571998029628207108 The …

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