Game Recap: Providence Smashes Texas at Home 70-48

Providence Friars (7-6) 70 Texas Longhorns (9-2) 48 Providence responded from their worst game of the season against Florida with quite possibly their best game of the season against Texas.  Providence was able to beat Texas in Austin last season and impressively showed that with their backs up against the wall, that they are still … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Smashes Texas at Home 70-48

Game Recap: Friars Can’t Hit a Shot, Get Demolished by Florida 83-51

Providence Friars (6-6) 51 Florida Gators (7-3) 83 Yuck. Whatever the opposite of firing on all cylinders is, this was that. The Friars shot just 25.9% from the floor and allowed Florida to double that, shooting 50.9% from the floor.  Providence connected on just 1 out of 18 three point attempts (5.6%) and allowed Florida … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Can’t Hit a Shot, Get Demolished by Florida 83-51

Game Recap: Friars Get Back on Track with 82-78 Close Call Against Stony Brook

Providence Friars (6-5) 82 Stony Brook Seawolves (7-5) 78 Luwane Pipkins submitted his best game as a Friar this season, finishing with a season-high 21 points and 7 assists.  Since seemingly having a shorter leash put upon him over the last three games after scoring a total of 5 points on an abominable 2-19 shooting … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Get Back on Track with 82-78 Close Call Against Stony Brook

Game Recap: Friars Lose for the Second Straight Time in the Ocean State Rivalry, 75-61

Providence Friars (5-5) 61 Rhode Island Rams (6-3) 75 The Friars fell for the second time in the last three years and has all but handed over the momentum in the rivalry, despite dominating the decade up until this point.  Fatts Russell continued to show why he'll be a headache for Providence until he leaves … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Lose for the Second Straight Time in the Ocean State Rivalry, 75-61

Game Recap: Providence Skates by Pepperdine by the Skin of Their Teeth, 80-77

Providence Friars (5-4) 80 Pepperdine Waves (3-6) 77 Well, at least it was a win, am I right? Providence barely made it out of the Wooden Legacy with a win, just missing out on finishing in 8th place out of 8 teams in the tournament.  Instead, the Friars came in 7th place (Woo Hoo!) by … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Skates by Pepperdine by the Skin of Their Teeth, 80-77

Game Recap: Friars Make it Three Losses in a Row, Falling to Charleston 63-55

Providence Friars (4-4) 55 College of Charleston Cougars (4-3) 63 So I guess this is the kind of a season this is going to be, huh?  Halfway through the first half, the Friars had a 13-point lead and had held Charleston a measly 6 points.  However, the opposite happened in the 2nd half where the … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Make it Three Losses in a Row, Falling to Charleston 63-55

Game Recap: Friars Blow a 17-Point Halftime Lead to Lose to Long Beach State 66-65

Providence Friars (4-3) 65 Long Beach State 49ers (3-4) 66 You can forgive the losses to Northwestern, a power conference team, and Penn, who in actuality is pretty good, but Long Beach State?  That's when you have yourself a problem.  That's a loss that is going to be a stain on any resume once tournament … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Blow a 17-Point Halftime Lead to Lose to Long Beach State 66-65

Game Recap: Friars Upset in Home Game Against Penn 81-75

Providence Friars (4-2) 75 Pennsylvania Quakers (3-2) 81 There have been some maddening games that the Friars have lost over the past couple of season (hello DePaul) that they probably should have won, but this one has to be one of the more frustrating defeats in recent memory.  After losing to Northwestern, a game in … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Upset in Home Game Against Penn 81-75

Game Recap: After a Slow Start, Friars Get it Together to Steamroll Merrimack 93-56

Providence Friars (4-1) 93 Merrimack Warriors (3-3) 56 The Providence Friars and Friartown were more than happy to welcome back Big Dog Nate Watson to the court en route to an eventual blowout of first year Division I basketball team Merrimack.  Watson was definitely on a minutes count for his first action of the season, … Continue reading Game Recap: After a Slow Start, Friars Get it Together to Steamroll Merrimack 93-56

Game Recap: PC Friars Bounce Back from First Loss to Thump St. Peter’s 68-47

Providence Friars (3-1) 68 Saint Peter's Peacocks (0-2) 47  Even without A.J. Reeves (back), Greg Gantt (personal reasons), and Nate Watson (still), the Friars were able to handily beat the visiting St. Peter's Peacocks at The Dunk over the weekend.  First off, who knew that St. Peter's was the Peacocks? Anyway, the first half was … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Bounce Back from First Loss to Thump St. Peter’s 68-47