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

Game Recap: Nate Watson and a Barrage of Threes Take Down Northwestern in the Legends Classic

Providence Friars 77 (5-0) Northwestern Wildcats 72 (4-1) Nate Watson provided his consistently dominant performance in the paint as a number of Friars shot the lights out from the outside to get Providence their 2nd win away from home against a Big Ten team this year. The 75-72 win was the Friar's 1,500 career win … Continue reading Game Recap: Nate Watson and a Barrage of Threes Take Down Northwestern in the Legends Classic

Game Recap: Trio of Transfers Lead the Friars to a 69-58 Victory over UNH

Providence Friars 69 (4-0) New Hampshire Wildcats 58 (1-2) In another game where the Providence Friars let a lesser team hang around a little too close for comfort for a little too long, it was the transfer portal products who put the game out of reach as the Friars improved to 4-0 with a win … Continue reading Game Recap: Trio of Transfers Lead the Friars to a 69-58 Victory over UNH

Game Recap: Nate Watson Feasts on Some Badgers as Providence Beats Wisconsin 63-58

Providence Friars 63 (3-0) Wisconsin Badgers 58 (2-1) Nate Watson was able to carry the Friars throughout the game and seemingly score at will when given the ball anywhere on the floor. Watson scored a season-high 24 points and did so in a variety of ways, finishing around the basket, cleaning up the glass, and … Continue reading Game Recap: Nate Watson Feasts on Some Badgers as Providence Beats Wisconsin 63-58

Game Recap: Friars Start Slow but Turn Things Up in the 2nd Half to Beat Sacred Heart 92-64

Providence Friars 92 (2-0) Sacred Heart Pioneers 64 (1-1) Photo via Bill Koch Twitter (@BillKoch25) The Providence Friars had to deal with a quick turnaround for their second game of the season, just two days after beating Fairfield in their return to the Dunkin' Donuts Arena. Fortunately, the Friars were able to stay at home … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Start Slow but Turn Things Up in the 2nd Half to Beat Sacred Heart 92-64

Game Recap: PC Friars Return to The Dunk to Take Down Fairfield 80-73 to Start the Season

Providence Friars 80 (1-0) Fairfield Stags 73 (0-1) Damn, it feels good to be back. Back with College Basketball. Back with the Friars. Back at The Dunk. Back with fans in the stands and BACK in the win column for the Providence Friars. As was the story from last year's opener against Fairfield at home, … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Return to The Dunk to Take Down Fairfield 80-73 to Start the Season

My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2021-2022

The NCAA College Basketball season gets underway tomorrow, 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. You can pick apart my selections as you please but I'm just happy that we have College Basketball back in our lives. … Continue reading My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2021-2022

The “How Is That Guy Still In College” Team for 2021-2022

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 … Continue reading The “How Is That Guy Still In College” Team for 2021-2022

Nate Watson Named To Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Preseason Watch List

Big things are expected, and rightfully so, for Nate Watson, who chose to return to Providence for a 5th year of eligibility. A year after setting careers bests in points (16.9 ppg), rebounds (6.7 rpg), assists (0.7 apg), blocks (1.0 bpg), field goal percentage (60.2%), and minutes (32.3 mpg), Watson is primed to even further … Continue reading Nate Watson Named To Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Preseason Watch List