Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short Against Texas A&M in NCAA First Round, 73-69

#10 Providence Friars 69 (21-14) #7 Texas A&M Aggies 73 (21-12) The Providence Friars had their season end in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the hands of the Aggies of Texas A&M.  The two teams met on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina and played evenly for the majority of the game, as … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short Against Texas A&M in NCAA First Round, 73-69

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Providence Friars 66 (21-13) #2 Villanova Wildcats 76 (30-4) OT The Providence Friars once again took a team to Overtime in the Big East Tournament, but this time is was Villanova and unfortunately, the Friars were unable to make it three Overtime victories in a row in their quest to win their 3rd Big East … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Providence Friars 75 (21-12) #3 Xavier Musketeers 72 (28-5) OT Wow.  What...A...Game. After finding themselves down 17 points to Xavier, the number 3 team in the country, the Providence Friars stormed back and snatched victory from the reigning Big East Regular Season Champions in their second overtime game in as many days. The Friars finished … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Providence Friars 72 (20-12) Creighton Bluejays 68 (21-11) OT The Friars entered the Quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament in New York's Madison Square Garden with an opportunity to cement themselves a spot in the NCAA tourney with a potential win against a Creighton team that has been listed as a lock for the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Game Recap: The Friars Celebrate Senior Night with a 61-57 Win Over St. John’s

Providence Friars 61 (19-12) St. John's Red Storm 57 (15-16) The Friar Four of Kyron Cartwright, Rodney Bullock, Jalen Lindsey, and Tommy Planek closed out their Senior Year with a Senior Night victory over St. John's to close out the the Big East regular season for the Providence Friars. The Friars almost let this must-win … Continue reading Game Recap: The Friars Celebrate Senior Night with a 61-57 Win Over St. John’s

Game Recap: #3 Xavier Beats Providence 84-74 for their First Ever Big East Title

Providence Friars 74 (18-12) #3 Xavier Musketeers 84 (26-4) This was basically a no-lose game for Providence.  It was a great opportunity for them to get another signature win for their NCAA resume, but if they lost, it's really not a big deal because they were playing at #3 Xavier's place and on their Senior … Continue reading Game Recap: #3 Xavier Beats Providence 84-74 for their First Ever Big East Title

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Down Georgetown for the 8th Straight Time, Winning 74-69

Providence Friars 74 (18-11) Georgetown Hoyas 69 (15-12) Not 1, Not 2, Not 3, Not 4, Not 5, Not 6, Not 7....but 8!!!  Make it 8 wins in a row for the Providence Friars against the Georgetown Hoyas.  The Hoyas might just be my second favorite team in the Big East if they keep letting … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Down Georgetown for the 8th Straight Time, Winning 74-69

Game Recap: Seton Hall Beats the Friars Over 2 Days After the Dunk Becomes a Slip-And-Slide

Providence Friars 77 (17-11) Seton Hall Pirates 89 (19-9) This was a weird game. For the second time in two years, the floor at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence was extremely slippery and dangerous to play on due to the unusually warm conditions.  This time however, both coaches agreed that it was so dangerous … Continue reading Game Recap: Seton Hall Beats the Friars Over 2 Days After the Dunk Becomes a Slip-And-Slide

Game Recap: PC Friars Shoot Like Crap, Fall at Butler 69-54

Providence Friars 54 (17-10) Butler Bulldogs 69 (18-10) Recently, whenever the Friars have played Butler, I get a look at Kelan Martin's stats coming into the game and his play never seems to match the stats.  I did some digging into his numbers against the Friars before the game and came up with this: Kelan … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Shoot Like Crap, Fall at Butler 69-54

Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

Providence Friars 76 (17-9) #3 Villanova Wildcats 71 (23-3) It's pretty hard to figure out who this Providence team is on a game to game basis.  They get blown out by lowly DePaul at home and then come right back and beat the #3 team in the Nation the very next game.  It's not really … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71