Luke Fonts Commits to Providence College as a Preferred Walk-On

It looks like the Fonts legacy will continue at Providence College with Luke Fonts committing to the Providence Friars as a Preferred Walk On (PWO). Luke's older brother Drew Fonts is a Senior guard with the Friars and has set the foundation for Luke to slide right into his slot on the roster once he … Continue reading Luke Fonts Commits to Providence College as a Preferred Walk-On

Game Recap: Friars Hang on to Defeat Davidson 63-62

Providence Friars 63 (2-1) Davidson Wildcats 62 (1-2) Photo via Friars.com Just 12 minutes into the first half, the Friars had a 19-point cushion, leading Davidson 27-8 behind a blend of a pestering defensive performance that forced 7 turnovers up to that point and a cohesive and efficient offense that was running straight through the … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Hang on to Defeat Davidson 63-62

Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58

Providence Friars 58 (1-1) Indiana Hoosiers 79 (2-0) Photo via IndianaHQ Even though the Maui Invitational is taking place in Asheville, North Carolina this year, the hopes for a successful tournament were just as high for the Friars and Friartown as if it was in tropical Hawaii. The Friars never really seemed to get things … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58

Game Notes for the Maui Invitational First Round Matchup vs. Indiana

I was actually planning on making a family vacation out of Providence's inclusion in the Maui Invitational this year but COVID has some other ideas unfortunately. Both teams started the season receiving votes to be in the Top-25 but neither has made their way in yet. The winner of the matchup should most likely find … Continue reading Game Notes for the Maui Invitational First Round Matchup vs. Indiana

Game Recap: Friars Open Season with a Drubbing of Fairfield, 97-56

Providence Friars 97 (1-0) Fairfield Stags (0-1) The Providence Friars opened up what is sure to be the weirdest college basketball season ever, with a complete team thrashing of the visiting Fairfield Stags. The Friars went into the half with a comfortable 12 point cushion (41-29) but came out for the second frame and put … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Open Season with a Drubbing of Fairfield, 97-56

Game Notes for the Season Opener Against Fairfield

I just wanted to toss a couple of game notes out there before this afternoon's season opener in Providence at Alumni Hall against the Fairfield Stags. I'm just pumped to have college basketball back as I assume everyone else is as well. This is the 94th men's basketball season for the Providence Friars.The Friars are … Continue reading Game Notes for the Season Opener Against Fairfield

Kris Dunn Signs a 2-Year $10M Deal with the Atlanta Hawks

Kris Dunn has agreed to terms with the Atlanta Hawks for 2-years and $10 million, with a player option for the 2nd year. The player option gives Dunn an opportunity to make some bank if he performs well in what appears to be a stellar situation in Atlanta. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1330183029353025540 The Hawks were looking for some … Continue reading Kris Dunn Signs a 2-Year $10M Deal with the Atlanta Hawks

Legend Geeter Officially Signs his NLI with the Friars

Legend Geeter made it official, signing his National Letter of Intent to play collegiate basketball for Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars. A day after fellow 2021 Friar commit Rafael Castro inked his NLI, Geeter followed suit surrounded by those close to him who helped get him to where he is today. https://twitter.com/LegendGeeter4/status/1327341757311438851 Not gonna … Continue reading Legend Geeter Officially Signs his NLI with the Friars

Rafael Castro Signs National Letter of Intent with Providence College

Photo courtesy of Sean Bullock, AD of Dover HS Athletics Dover High School Senior Forward Rafael Castro officially signed his National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play basketball at Providence College after announcing his commitment to play for the Friars a week ago on November 5th. Castro picked the Friars over Dayton and Miami, becoming … Continue reading Rafael Castro Signs National Letter of Intent with Providence College

LaSalle Transfer Ed Croswell Immediately Eligible After Receiving Waiver

In an unexpected turn of events, it looks like LaSalle transfer Ed Croswell will be suiting up for the Providence Friars for the 2020-2021 college basketball season after receiving an NCAA waiver for the upcoming year. It was long speculated that Croswell would sit out one season, work on his game, and then fill the … Continue reading LaSalle Transfer Ed Croswell Immediately Eligible After Receiving Waiver