Game Recap: Kyron Carwright’s Buzzer Beater Saves the Day Against Belmont

Providence Friars 66 (4-1) Belmont Bruins 65 (4-2) It may not have been the prettiest of wins, but a win is a win, is a win, is a win.  I'm certainly thankful for Kyron Cartwright's heroics this year. After a back-and-forth matchup with Belmont, a pair of clutch plays by both teams at the end … Continue reading Game Recap: Kyron Carwright’s Buzzer Beater Saves the Day Against Belmont

Game Recap: PC Friars Win 2K Classic by Smashing St. Louis 90-63

Providence Friars 90 (3-1) St. Louis Billikens 63 (3-1) The Providence Friars put together their most complete effort in game this year, blowing out the St. Louis Billikens 90-63 at Madison Square Garden to win the 2017 2K Classic.  The outcome of the game was never in question with the Friars leading by as much … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win 2K Classic by Smashing St. Louis 90-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Down Washington 77-70 in 2K Classic

Providence Friars 77 (2-1) Washington Huskies 70 (2-1) First off, that picture is fucking awesome.  Kudos to the photographer who took that one. As for the actual game, the final score was a lot closer than I thought it was going to be heading into the matchup.  Of course, the opening line was Providence -7, … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Down Washington 77-70 in 2K Classic

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall in Gavitt Tip-Off to Visiting No. 14 Minnesota 86-74

Providence Friars 74 (1-1) #14 Minnesota Gophers 86 (2-0) The Minnesota Gophers traveled to the Dunkin' Donuts Center in downtown Providence, Rhode Island on Monday to take on the Providence Friars in the Gavitt Tip Off.  This is the third year of the annual Gavitt Tip Off games between the Big East and the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall in Gavitt Tip-Off to Visiting No. 14 Minnesota 86-74

Game Recap: PC Friars Easily Put Away Houston Baptist 84-55 for First Win

Providence Friars 84 (1-0) Houston Baptist Huskies (0-1) And just like that, the 2017-2018 college basketball season is off!  The Providence Friars played their first game at Alumni Hall in 45 years against Houston Baptist to kick of their season and put together an all-around splendid effort in front of the intimate home crowd.  The … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Easily Put Away Houston Baptist 84-55 for First Win

Providence Manhandles UConn 90-76 in Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game

Before we get into the game, let's just acknowledge the the NCAA actually did something right.  They should do this every year where they grant teams the opportunity to add a third exhibition game where the proceeds can go to a charitable cause.  It seems like a no-brainer.  The Providence/UConn game raised $75,000 that will … Continue reading Providence Manhandles UConn 90-76 in Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall to USC 75-71 in NCAA First Four Revenge Game

#11 USC Trojans (25-9) 75 #11 Providence Friars (20-13) 71 It was a game of two halves, that's as simple as you can put it.  Providence College raced out to what looked to be an insurmountable 15-point lead at half time in their first four NCAA Tournament rematch with the USC Trojans, but that wasn't the end of the story. … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall to USC 75-71 in NCAA First Four Revenge Game

Game Recap: PC Friars Drop a Sloppy Game to Creighton in the BE Tourney 70-58

Providence Friars (20-12) 58 Creighton Bluejays (24-8) 70 Ed Cooley summed up the game perfectly in the post-game conference, "We just didn't play well.  We picked a bad time to play our worst game in probably 5 or 6 weeks." After finishing the Big East regular season with 6 straight wins and seemingly gelling and peaking at the most … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Drop a Sloppy Game to Creighton in the BE Tourney 70-58

Game Recap: PC Friars Make it 6 in a Row with 86-75 Win at the Garden

Providence Friars (20-11) 86 St. John's Red Storm (13-18) 75 6...Can I get a 6 in a row!?! The Friars needed to complete their 6-game Big East win streak in order to solidify themselves both a first round bye in the Big East Tournament and a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The win gave their Friars at least 1 … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Make it 6 in a Row with 86-75 Win at the Garden

Game Recap: PC Friars Make it 5 in a Row with Sloppy Senior Night Win Over DePaul 73-64

Providence Friars (19-11) 73 DePaul Blue Demons (9-21) 64 And that would be 5 wins in a row for those of you folks counting at home. This was the game that Providence couldn't afford to lose after their 4 big wins over the last two weeks.  A loss to DePaul would've have made it a season sweep for the … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Make it 5 in a Row with Sloppy Senior Night Win Over DePaul 73-64