A.J. Reeves Named Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year

A.J. Reeves, who will be joining the Providence Friars next year as a member of the 2018 class, was the Massachusetts Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year this past week. Reeves became the all-time leading scorer at Brimmer and May, scoring 1,928 over his 4 years there and cementing his legacy as the greatest … Continue reading A.J. Reeves Named Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year

Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

After a thrilling Big East Championship between Villanova and Providence in which Villanova prevailed 76-66 in overtime before a sold out Madison Square Garden, the Most Outstanding Player and All-Tournament Team were named. Mikal Brides was given the 2018 Dave Gavitt Trophy for the Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament after an incredible performance against … Continue reading Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

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

Ben Bentil Signs with Bilbao Basket of Spain Liga ACB

Ben Bentil has officially signed with the Spanish Liga ACB team Bilbao Basket.  Bentil started the season playing for Champagne Chalons-Reims in France where he averaged 11.7 points and 4.8 rebounds in 25 minutes per game. Spanish Liga ACB is the top professional basketball league in Spain There are a couple of Americans on the … Continue reading Ben Bentil Signs with Bilbao Basket of Spain Liga ACB

College Basketball All-Hate Team ’17-’18

This is my third year doing my College Basketball All-Hate Team and this year's list was a little tougher to put together than the past two.  Here is the past two teams in case you're interested: 2015-2016 Team Matt McQuaid (Michigan State) Trevor Cooney (Syracuse) Denzel Valentine (Michigan State) - CAPTAIN Ryan Arcidiacono (Villanova) Ryan … Continue reading College Basketball All-Hate Team ’17-’18

Rodney Bullock Named to the USBWA All-District 1 Team

For the second straight year, Rodney Bullock was selected to the USBWA All-District 1 Team.  The USBWA All-District Teams are broken out by colleges that fall into each particular regional district.  District 1 consists of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Mass, and Connecticut.  There were 10 players selected to this district’s team. Here is the … Continue reading Rodney Bullock Named to the USBWA All-District 1 Team

Nate Watson Named to Big East All-Freshman Team

Nate Watson was selected to the Big East All-Freshman Team for the 2017-2018 Season.  There were six Freshmen who got the nod for the team and Nate showed why he should be included with those players during the season. Although Watson only averaged 13.7 minutes per game, he was very efficient and effective in those … Continue reading Nate Watson Named to Big East All-Freshman Team

Kyron Cartwright Selected as an Honorable Mention All-Big East Team Member

The 2017-2018 Big East All-League Teams were announced and Kyron Cartwright was selected as an honorable mention along with Marquette guard Andrew Rowsey.  Cartwright was selected to the 2nd Team last season and was picked on the Pre-Season All-Big East 2nd Team, along with Rodney Bullock. Here's a look at the teams (*Denotes unanimous selection). … Continue reading Kyron Cartwright Selected as an Honorable Mention All-Big East Team Member