Game Recap: PC Friars Win First NCAA Game Since 1997 on Bullock Late Bucket

#9 Providence College Friars 70 #8 USC Trojans 69 Well, it was certainly worth it to stay up all night for this Providence.  It was pretty much the exact opposite outcome of having to labor through the Dayton game last year.  With just 1.3 seconds left in the game, Rodney Bullock was able to slip through a … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win First NCAA Game Since 1997 on Bullock Late Bucket

Friar Basketball End of the Year 2015-2016 Awards Review

End of the Year Awards Review Big East Player of the Year: Kris Dunn First of all, how fly is that suit Kris has on.  His style may be even more NBA ready than his game. For the second year in a row, Providence's Kris Dunn was the winner of the Player of the Year in … Continue reading Friar Basketball End of the Year 2015-2016 Awards Review

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall 76-68 to Villanova in the Big East Tournament Semi-Finals

Providence College Friars (23-10) 68 #3 Villanova Wildcats (29-4) 76 If the Friars don't have both Ben Bentil and Kris Dunn clicking at an elite level, they have little to no chance of beating a top tier team like Villanova.  Not only did they not have both of them playing well, they had neither of them.  Ben Bentil struggled … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall 76-68 to Villanova in the Big East Tournament Semi-Finals

Game Recap: PC Friars Put Away Butler Behind a Monster 38-Point Effort from Ben Bentil

Providence College Friars (23-9) 74 Butler Bulldogs (21-10) 60 They say it's hard to beat a team three times in one season...but what if it wasn't?  After a very shaky end to the first half that saw Butler close out the first frame on a 10-0 and cut the Friars lead to 2, the Bulldogs came out and quickly … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Put Away Butler Behind a Monster 38-Point Effort from Ben Bentil

PC Friars vs. Butler Bulldogs Big East Tournament Halftime Notes

HALFTIME NOTES:   Providence College Friars (22-9) 32 Butler Bulldogs (21-9) 30 Providence and Butler are meeting for the third time this year in the second round of the 4th 'New' Big East Tournament at MSG.  The Friars are taking the lead into the half. Halftime Notes: Kris Dunn looks LOCKED IN today.  Dunn is being uber aggressive in … Continue reading PC Friars vs. Butler Bulldogs Big East Tournament Halftime Notes

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Care of St. John’s and Grab the 4 Seed in the Big East Tournament

Providence College Friars (22-9) 90 St. John's Red Storm (8-23) 76 The Providence College Friars all but assured themselves of their third straight NCAA tournament appearance by taking care of business and beating up on the Big East cellar dweller St. John's Red Storm at Madison Square Garden.   The Friars got an appetizer under the bright lights of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Care of St. John’s and Grab the 4 Seed in the Big East Tournament

Game Recap: PC Friars Drop Another One to Seton Hall, Have Now Lost 6 of the Last 8 Games

Seton Hall Pirates (20-7) 70  Providence College Friars (19-9) 52 SHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT. That certainly was unpleasant to watch.   Seton Hall bullied the Friars around the entire game, everyone except for Ben Bentil that is. Unfortunately, Ben got ejected from the game on a Flagrant 2 call when he came across Desi Rodriguez's face on a drive to the hoop … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Drop Another One to Seton Hall, Have Now Lost 6 of the Last 8 Games

Game Recap: #8 Xavier Sweeps the Season Series Against #23 PC Friars with a Strong First Half

#8 Xavier Musketeers (23-3) 85  #23 Providence College Friars (19-8) 74 I figured that I should have a picture of the referees at the beginning because the game is all about them, right?  Or is that just what they want you to think? How does Jamie Luckie still have a job working college basketball games?  He's atrocious.  It's not even … Continue reading Game Recap: #8 Xavier Sweeps the Season Series Against #23 PC Friars with a Strong First Half

Game Recap: #20 PC Friars Squeak by Georgetown to Stop Their Losing Streak

#20 Providence College Friars (19-7) 75 Georgetown Hoyas (14-12) 72 The Friars picked up a win that they desperately needed and for the meantime, stopped bleeding losses both in conference and at home.  This game was a tale of two halves.  The first half is what the Friars can look like if everything is clicking.  The second half looked … Continue reading Game Recap: #20 PC Friars Squeak by Georgetown to Stop Their Losing Streak

Game Recap: #20 PC Friars Drop Their Third Straight Game at Marquette in Double OT

Marquette Golden Eagles (16-9) 96  #20 Providence College Friars (18-7) 91 2OT Ben Bentil did all he physically do to try and stop the recent losing streak that the Providence Friars are currently on but couldn't quite drag them across the finish line as PC fell to Marquette in double-overtime dog fight on the road. Providence is free-falling down the … Continue reading Game Recap: #20 PC Friars Drop Their Third Straight Game at Marquette in Double OT