LeDontae Henton Signs with Hungary’s Atomeromu SE Paks

Providence College alum LeDontae Henton ('15) has signed a deal with Hungarian A-Division Team Atomeromu SE Paks (ASE) per a team press release. LaDontae Henton signs with Atomeromu https://t.co/DXGvhUpbwU — Sportando (@Sportando) January 7, 2019 After finishing out the 2018 year on a one-month deal in Liga ACB, the top Spanish basketball league, with MoraBanc … Continue reading LeDontae Henton Signs with Hungary’s Atomeromu SE Paks

Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Providence Friars 59 (10-5) Villanova Wildcats 65 (11-4) Well that was about the most frustrating game I've seen in a long time.  You got to see just how shitty the Friars can play for the first half, followed immediately by how damn good the team could play for the second half. The Friars went into … Continue reading Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Game Recap: Death By Threes, Friars Lose to Creighton 79-68 to Open Big East Play

Providence Friars 68 (10-4) Creighton Bluejays 79 (10-4) Death by threes really is the most reasonable way to describe how this game went.  Following a back-and-forth game for about the first 3/4 of the contest, Creighton displayed their biggest strength by connecting on 7 threes over the next 7 minutes.  At one point, hitting 5 … Continue reading Game Recap: Death By Threes, Friars Lose to Creighton 79-68 to Open Big East Play

Game Recap: Providence Gets Their Big OOC Win at Texas, 71-65

Providence Friars (10-3) 71 Texas Longhorns (7-4) 65 Finally the Providence Friars have a much-needed road out-of-conference win against a quality team.  The Friars led for the majority of the game but things got close down the stretch that needed the Friars to make big plays in order to take this one in Austin. Alpha … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Gets Their Big OOC Win at Texas, 71-65

Tommy Dempsey Added as a 2019 Preferred Walk-On for the PC Friars

Per Tommy Dempsey's personal Twitter page, Providence has added the 2019 guard as a preferred walk-on for next season.  Dempsey joins Providence signee Greg Gantt as the two new additions to next year's team. Next year I will be attending Providence College and joining the men’s basketball team as a preferred walk on ⚫️⚪️ #GoFriars … Continue reading Tommy Dempsey Added as a 2019 Preferred Walk-On for the PC Friars

Ed Cooley Chosen to Coach Team USA with an All-Big East Squad in the 2019 Pan American Games

For the first time ever, Team USA will be solely represented by one Division I college conference in the Pan American Games, the Big East.  The person chosen to lead this unique team next year, is none other than Providence Friars Head Coach Ed Cooley. The announcement was made by Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman … Continue reading Ed Cooley Chosen to Coach Team USA with an All-Big East Squad in the 2019 Pan American Games

Game Recap: Maliek White Leads PC Friars Past Central Connecticut, 87-63

Providence Friars (8-3) 87 Central Connecticut Blue Devils (5-6) 63 It was good to see that the Friars were able to respond nicely after suffering a gut-wrenching loss to UMass, a game that they led by 18 points at halftime.  With A.J. Reeves sidelined for the next 4 to 6 weeks with a foot injury, … Continue reading Game Recap: Maliek White Leads PC Friars Past Central Connecticut, 87-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Explode in the 2nd Half to Dismantle Albany, 73-43

Providence Friars (9-3) 73 Albany Great Danes (3-9) 43 What a difference a half of basketball can make.  After a legitimate rock fight in the first half that saw the Providence Friars shot 21% from the field and somehow still in a position to take a 3 point lead into halftime 23-20, the Friars came … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Explode in the 2nd Half to Dismantle Albany, 73-43

A.J. Reeves Out 4 to 6 Weeks with a Foot Injury

In what will be a big hit to the Providence College offense, an announcement came from the school that he will need to miss 4 to 6 weeks with a foot injury. So far this season, Reeves has been the Friars best three-point shooter, connecting on a team-high 45.3% of deep bombs.  Along with his … Continue reading A.J. Reeves Out 4 to 6 Weeks with a Foot Injury

Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Providence Friars (7-3) 78 UMass Minutemen (6-4) 79 I was unable to watch the game live because I was at my wife's Holiday party, so I only caught the end of the first half on my phone and then got the alert for the final score, so you can imagine my surprise when they 79-78 … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78