Game Recap: Friars Take Care of DePaul on the Road, Win 71-64

Providence Friars 71 (12-6) DePaul Blue Demons 64 (8-9) The Friars traveled to the recently opened Wintrust Arena in Chicago to take on the DePaul Blue Demons, a team that has unexpectedly given Providence fits over the last couple of years. The game was a little unique in the fact that FS1 had both Coach … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Take Care of DePaul on the Road, Win 71-64

Game Recap: Friars Get First Marquee Win of the Season Over #5 Xavier

Providence Friars 81 (11-6) #5 Xavier Musketeers 72 (15-2) Now that's what I'm fucking talking about.  With both Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright back on the court, 100% healthy, this is what the Friars are supposed to look like.  The Friars were able to secure their first marquee win of the season after failing to … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Get First Marquee Win of the Season Over #5 Xavier

Game Recap: Markus Howard Drops 52 to Squeak by PC Friars in OT at Home

Providence Friars 90 (10-6) Marquette Golden Eagles 95 (11-4) With leading scorer Rodney Bullock unexpectedly sidelined with an illness, Kyron Cartwright coming off a game in which he re-aggravated an ankle injury, and still without Maliek White, the Friars were given a tall order of beating a visiting hungry Marquette squad at the Dunkin' Donuts … Continue reading Game Recap: Markus Howard Drops 52 to Squeak by PC Friars in OT at Home

Game Recap: PC Friars Get Run Off the Floor at Creighton 83-64

Providence Friars 64 #25 Creighton Bluejays 83 Well that was certainly a downer of a game after a magnificent team performance at St. John's.  The game was basically a polar opposite in terms of shooting for the Friars.  After making 16 three-pointers against St. John's the Friars missed 9 of their first 10 three point … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Get Run Off the Floor at Creighton 83-64

PC Friars Offer 2020 5-Star Point Guard Noah Farrakhan

The Providence Friars notched their fourth offering to a 2020 recruit by extending a scholarship offer to 5-Star Point Guard Noah Farrakhan on January 6th.  The previous offers that the Friar have out there for the 2020 class are to Niels Lane, Earl Timberlake, and Hunter Dickinson. Farrakhan is a 6’1’’ ball-handler from Newark, NJ who … Continue reading PC Friars Offer 2020 5-Star Point Guard Noah Farrakhan

Former PC Friars Star Ernie “Pop” Lewis Passes Away

Ernie “Pop” Lewis, 51, passed away Wednesday at home with his family in Philadelphia.  The former Friars legend was a critical part of Providence’s magical run to the Final Four in 1987.  Lewis averaged 11.8 points per game and 4.2 rebounds during the 1986-87 season and was co-captain of the Friars team that lost to … Continue reading Former PC Friars Star Ernie “Pop” Lewis Passes Away

Game Recap: PC Friars Open Up Big East Play with a Trashing of St. John’s

Providence Friars 94 (10-4) St. John's Red Storm 72 (10-3) Oh, what a difference a healthy Kyron Cartwright and Alpha Diallo make.  With the Friars almost back to full strength (no Maliek White yet), Providence went into Carnaseca Arena and took it to St. John's in the first conference game for both teams.  Unfortunately for … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Open Up Big East Play with a Trashing of St. John’s

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Care of Sacred Heart 89-75 to Close out OOC Schedule

Providence Friars 89 (9-4) Sacred Heart Pioneers 75 (5-8) The Providence Friars finished up their out of conference schedule with a convincing win over visiting Sacred Heart and will enter Big East Conference play with a 9-4 record.  PC took it to Sacred Heart early, scoring 49 first half points, taking a 17-point lead into … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Care of Sacred Heart 89-75 to Close out OOC Schedule

Julian Gressel Ranked 2nd Best Defensive Midfielder in Soccer America’s MLS Positional Rankings

With the MLS Season over, Soccer America has been releasing their positional rankings of MLS players based on their performance and production during the 2017 regular season and playoffs. Coming in second place in the rankings is reigning MLS Rookie of the Year and former Friar, Julian Gressel.  Here is what they had to say … Continue reading Julian Gressel Ranked 2nd Best Defensive Midfielder in Soccer America’s MLS Positional Rankings

Game Recap: PC Friars Lose to Houston at Mohegan Hall of Fame Holiday Classic

Providence Friars 59 (8-4) Houston Cougars 70 (10-2) The Friars fell to Houston in their second match up ever (first was in 1965) at Mohegan Sun Arena for the Hall of Fame Holiday Classic.  The Friars are familiar with the confines of Mohegan Sun having beaten UConn in a charity exhibition at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Lose to Houston at Mohegan Hall of Fame Holiday Classic