Game Recap: PC Climbs to 21 Wins with 79-74 Win Over St. John’s

Providence Friars 79 (21-11) - St. John's Red Storm 74 (20-12)     In what was essentially a loser goes to the NIT game, Providence was able to hold on down the stretch amiss a valiant comeback attempt by St. John's down the stretch, erasing a 15 point deficit in the waning minutes to make … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Climbs to 21 Wins with 79-74 Win Over St. John’s

Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Providence Friars 65 (23-11) - #14 Creighton Bluejays 58 (26-7)     Some highlights from the game before we get started...     In the words of Ed Cooley, "What bubble?  There's no bubble, we bursted that bubble tonight baby."  And just like that, the Providence College Friars come out of New York City as … Continue reading Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Josh Fortune Transfers from PC

  ProvidenceJournal.com - PROVIDENCE – In what can only be termed a puzzling development Josh Fortune, a two-year starter on the Providence College basketball team, has decided to transfer. Fortune, who played 33 minutes a game as a sophomore this past season, must sit out the 2014-15 season and would have two years of eligibility … Continue reading Josh Fortune Transfers from PC

PC Coach Ed Cooley Named the 41st Best Coach in College Basketball by ESPN

  Providence Friar Men's Basketball coach Ed Cooley was recently named the number 41 in ESPN's countdown of the best 50 current coaches in Men's College basketball.  They say that the list is a list of the best coaches right now and surveyed 100 writers, editors, broadcasters, and researchers (whoever the shit they were) and … Continue reading PC Coach Ed Cooley Named the 41st Best Coach in College Basketball by ESPN

R.I.P. Marvin “Bad News” Barnes

R.I.P. Marvin Barnes 1952 - 2014 (Age 62)   Marvin "Bad News" Barnes, arguably the best basketball player to ever play at Providence College passed away on Monday at his home in Providence.  Obviously Marvin was at College on the PC campus long before I ever got there or before I ever really watched basketball … Continue reading R.I.P. Marvin “Bad News” Barnes

Bill Raftery Names LeDontae Henton in his Top 5 Big East Players for the Upcoming 2014-2015 Season

      Love it.  LOVE IT.  This is just getting me all geared up for when the Friars kick of their season this Saturday at home against Albany.     And they really have it right about Henton.  He does all the little things.  Coaches appreciate him.  His teammates love to play with him. … Continue reading Bill Raftery Names LeDontae Henton in his Top 5 Big East Players for the Upcoming 2014-2015 Season

Andy Katz Picks Providence as his Potential Surprise for 2014-2015 Season

  Here's what Andy had to say about the potential of the Friars this season.   1. Which team has the most potential to surprise you this season? Andy Katz: Providence. The Friars went on a tremendous run last season to take the Big East tournament title. Villanova is the pick to win the Big … Continue reading Andy Katz Picks Providence as his Potential Surprise for 2014-2015 Season

Game Recap: PC Friars Raise Big East Championship Banner, Close Out Late Victory Against Albany 64-60

Providence Friars (1-0) 64 - Albany Great Danes (0-1) 60     The Providence College Friars opened up their season last night at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in downtown Providence with a match up against the Albany Great Danes.  It was the first meeting between the two teams since 1928 when PC beat Albany in a … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Raise Big East Championship Banner, Close Out Late Victory Against Albany 64-60

Game Recap: PC Friars Improve to 2-0 with a Comfortable Win Against Binghamton

Providence Friars (2-0) 66 - Binghamton Bearcats (0-2) 45   Pic from +CoxHub  With the late night tip at 9 PM on a Monday (actual tip wasn't until 9:15), this was a tough game for a lot of the Friar Faithful to make it out to the Dunk for.  I'm not sure how much you can … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Improve to 2-0 with a Comfortable Win Against Binghamton

Game Recap: PC Easily Dismantles Navy and Kris Dunn Looks Even Better Than Advertised

Providence Friars (3-0) 88 - Navy Midshipmen (0-3) 51   Picture from Glenn Osmundson/The Providence Journal This may be the only game the Friars have all season where their fans could sit back, relax, and just enjoy themselves while the Friars clicked on all cylinders on their way to a nice, easy, breezy Covergirl victory. … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Easily Dismantles Navy and Kris Dunn Looks Even Better Than Advertised