Diving Into Some Additional Stats for the #16 Providence Friars

I was reading a recent article from The Providence Crier that went through some statistics so far this season for the Friars and how some of them related to the early seasons success of the team. There were a couple more interesting stats that I was thinking about after reading the post that I thought … Continue reading Diving Into Some Additional Stats for the #16 Providence Friars

Game Recap: Friars Rout DePaul 70-53 for Their 8th Win in a Row

#21 Providence Friars 70 (13-1) DePaul Blue Demons 53 (9-3) DePaul is gonna DePaul. After coming into Big East Conference play with a 9-1 record and a win against Louisville (who may not be that great this year but for DePaul, that's still a name for a win), it turns out that DePaul is the … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Rout DePaul 70-53 for Their 8th Win in a Row

Game Recap: Providence Takes Down #15 Seton Hall Behind a Hail Storm of Threes From Noah Horchler

#21 Providence Friars 70 (12-1) #15 Seton Hall Pirates 65 (9-2) First off, both that throwback jersey and the picture of Al Durham are amazing. I wanted to get that off my chest immediately before I talk about the game at all. The visiting Seton Hall Pirates were a little short-handed during their visit to … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Takes Down #15 Seton Hall Behind a Hail Storm of Threes From Noah Horchler

Game Recap: Friars Head into Hartford and Beat #20 UConn to Open Up Big East Play

Providence Friars 57 (11-1) #20 Connecticut Huskies 53 (9-3) The Friars welcomed the Huskies back to the Big East with fans in attendance for the first time since UConn came crawling back to the conference. Providence led by as much as 16 points, deep into the 2nd half and were able to hold off the … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Head into Hartford and Beat #20 UConn to Open Up Big East Play

Game Recap: Horchler’s Double-Double and Reeves’ Near Triple-Double Carry the Friars Over Central 68-53

Providence Friars 68 (10-1) Central Connecticut State Blue Devils 53 (2-8) After a dominate first half that saw the Friars take a 19-point lead into the locker room, a floundering last 10 minutes of play from Providence couldn't get the visiting Blue Devils of Central Connecticut close enough to make any one truly nervous of … Continue reading Game Recap: Horchler’s Double-Double and Reeves’ Near Triple-Double Carry the Friars Over Central 68-53

Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Provides Death by Threes As Friars Beat Vermont 68-58

Providence Friars 68 (9-1) Vermont Catamounts 58 (6-4) The Providence Friars took care of their most difficult game left on their out of conference slate by taking care of the visiting Vermont Catamounts behind a lethal three-point performance by A.J. Reeves. Reeves has had some ups and downs throughout his Friar career but has always … Continue reading Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Provides Death by Threes As Friars Beat Vermont 68-58

Game Recap: Ed Croswell’s Ascension Continues As He Leads Providence Over URI 66-52

Providence Friars 66 (8-1) Rhode Island Rams 52 (6-3) Ed Croswell showed out for the second game in a row, clarifying that his current high level of play was not just a one game thing. To put an exclamation point on what has turned from "The Ed Croswell Game" to "The Ed Croswell Week," the … Continue reading Game Recap: Ed Croswell’s Ascension Continues As He Leads Providence Over URI 66-52

Game Recap: Croswell Essentially Wills A Friars Comeback and Al Durham Finishes Off Texas Tech 72-68

Providence Friars 72 (7-1) Texas Tech Red Raiders 68 (6-1) I will officially be referring to this as "The Ed Croswell Game" for the rest of the season. Just eleven minutes into the game, the Providence Friars found themselves in a 14 point hole, down 25-13, seemingly unable to make anything go in the basket … Continue reading Game Recap: Croswell Essentially Wills A Friars Comeback and Al Durham Finishes Off Texas Tech 72-68

Game Recap: Noah Horchler Does it All to Help Beat St. Peter’s 85-71

Providence Friars 85 (6-1) St. Peter's Peacocks 71 (1-3) Noah Horchler put together his single best game as a Friar en route to helping Providence start off their five game home stand with a win over the visiting Peacocks of St. Peter's. Horchler was nearly perfect from the field, going 9 for 10, totaling his … Continue reading Game Recap: Noah Horchler Does it All to Help Beat St. Peter’s 85-71

Game Recap: Friars Offense Goes Cold in Legends Classic Final, Drop First Game of the Year to Virginia 58-40

Providence Friars 40 (5-1) Virginia Cavaliers 58 (4-2) I guess that's where they get the saying, you can't win them all. A day after catching fire from three against Northwestern to the the tune of making 14 three pointers, the Friars went ice cold from deep, connecting on only 3 of their 22 attempts (13.6%). … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Offense Goes Cold in Legends Classic Final, Drop First Game of the Year to Virginia 58-40