Game Recap: The PC Friars Fall Short Against an Impressive Michigan Team 66-47

Providence Friars (3-2) 47 #18 Michigan Wolverines (5-0) 66 Well, shit.  Michigan is a really freaking good team.  They have depth, experience, and are really, really, good defensively.  Michigan was able to hold the Friars to just 47 points on 28.1% shooting and a paltry 11.1% from three.  They also out-rebounded Providence and forced more … Continue reading Game Recap: The PC Friars Fall Short Against an Impressive Michigan Team 66-47

Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Providence Friars (3-1) 76 South Carolina Gamecocks (2-2) 67 In the first game of the semifinals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off, the Providence Friars were able to show some great resilience and come back from an 8-point halftime deficit to defeat South Carolina at Mohegan Sun. With a 10-0 run at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Game Recap: Friars Bounce Back and Take Down Holy Cross at Home 70-61

Providence Friars (2-1) 70 Holy Cross Crusaders (1-2) 61 The Providence Friars returned home to the friendly confines of The Dunk to take on the Holy Cross Crusaders, a team that they haven't faced since 2012 after playing them routinely prior to this little break in matchups.  After a little bit of a tumultuous start … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Bounce Back and Take Down Holy Cross at Home 70-61

Game Recap: PC Friars Come Up Just Short Against Wichita State 83-80

Wichita State Shockers (1-1) 83 Providence Friars (1-1) 80 The Providence Friars traveled down to Annapolis to take on the Wichita State Shockers in the Veteran's Classic double-header (followed by Navy vs. Maryland) at Navy's Alumni Hall.  The Friars came up short against the shockers in a back-and-forth game, ultimately losing 83-80. Wichita State's Markis … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Come Up Just Short Against Wichita State 83-80

My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2018-2019

Here are my Pre-Season Pick for the Big East last season: 2017-2018 Pre-Season Big East Team picks.  Here is what the actual team ended up being compared to where my pre-season pick had them. 1st Team Kelan Martin (Butler) - 2nd Team Marcus Foster (Creighton) - 1st Team Shamorie Ponds (St. John's) - 2nd Team … Continue reading My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2018-2019

2018-2019 Schedule

2018-2019 Men's Basketball Schedule   Date Opponent Location Result Record November 6, 2018 Siena Providence, RI (Dunkin' Donuts Center) W 77-67  1-0 November 9, 2018 Wichita State (Veteran's Classic) Annapolis, MD (Navy Alumni Hall) L 83-80 1-1 November 13, 2018 Holy Cross Providence, RI (Dunkin' Donuts Center) W 70-61 2-1 November 17, 2018 South Carolina … Continue reading 2018-2019 Schedule

Game Recap: Providence Friars Open Up the Season with a 77-67 Win Over Siena

Providence Friars (1-0) 77 Siena Saints (0-1) 67 A.J. Reeves, Welcome to Friartown. A.J. Reeves made an emphatic arrival to the Providence Friars by dropping a team-high 29 points for PC as they opened their season at The Dunk against the visiting Siena Saints.  The Friars gained control of the game with a run at … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Friars Open Up the Season with a 77-67 Win Over Siena

The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2018-2019

One of my favorite blogs to write before the season is assembling of the "How Is That Guy Still in College" Team.  Some of these guys feel like they were in college the same time I was and are probably older than some of their coaches already, but are somehow still contributing on their College … Continue reading The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2018-2019

Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season

Here's last year's Pre-Season Non-Conference schedule rankings: Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season There are 13 Non-Conference games for the Providence Friars for this upcoming season before they get into Big East play on New Year's Eve, so what would be better to get us all in Friartown ready … Continue reading Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season

Big East Media Day Recap

The Big East Media Day was in full swing today at Madison Square Garden...wait a second, I thought the Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said that their conference will try and play there in the future?  Sorry to break it to ya Jim, but the Big East owns MSG. Ed Cooley took four players with … Continue reading Big East Media Day Recap