Game Recap: PC Makes it Two Wins in a Row Over NCAA Tournament Teams with 75-63 Win Over Xavier

Providence Friars (16-11) 75 Xavier Musketeers (18-8) 63 The Providence Friars are not only finding their stride at the most opportune time, but they also found the Xavier Musketeers at the most opportune time.  Xavier has lost versatile point guard Edmund Sumner for the season to a torn ACL and was without leading scorer Trevon Blueitt, who was sidelined …

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Game Recap: PC Knocks Off #21 Butler at Home 71-65

Providence Friars (15-11) 71 #21 Butler Bulldogs (19-6) 65 Just what the doctor ordered. Not since the Friars beat a ranked URI team at home have the Friars come through against a ranked opponent this year.  They had lost 6 of their 7 games against ranked opponents this year (UVA, Creighton, Butler, Nova 2x, & Xavier) and were in desperate …

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Game Recap: PC Loses a Winnable game in Seton Hall 72-70 in OT

Providence Friars (14-11) 70 Seton Hall Pirates (15-8) 72 OT The Providence Friars dropped a heartbreaker in a game they could have easily won in New Jersey to Big East foe Seton Hall.  The game when to overtime and ultimately, Seton Hall was able to pull out the victory in a battle between the middle-of-the-pack teams in the muddled …

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Game Recap: #4 Villanova Escapes PC with a Late Win, 66-57

Providence Friars (14-10) 57 #4 Villanova Wildcats (21-2) 66 The Providence Friars dropped a close one at home against #4 Villanova after clawing their way back from a 13-point first half deficit to get within 2-points in the final minutes, but ultimately coming up short at The Dunk. Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart led a balanced scoring attack for the …

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Game Recap: PC Friars Win 1st Ever Game at Marquette 79-78

Providence Friars (14-9) 79 Marquette Golden Eagles (14-7) 78 The Providence College Friars traveled on the road to Milwaukee to face off against Big East conference foe Marquette and came away with their first ever win at Marquette in the school's history.  Going into the game, the Friars were 3-14 all-time against the Golden Eagles but were able to …

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Game Recap: PC Loses a Backbreaker to St. John’s at Home

Providence Friars (13-9) 86 St. John's Red Storm (10-12) 91 P.S. Fuck You Lovett That was the game that PC couldn't afford lose.  Against a St. John's team that is lower than them in the standings and have lost against some pretty bad teams this year (i.e. Delaware State & LIU Brooklyn) and in the home confines of The …

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Game Recap: The Friars Fall on the Road to #1 Villanova, 78-68

Providence Friars (13-8) 68 #1 Villanova Wildcats (19-1) 78 The Providence Friars took to the road to take on the #1 team in the country and defending National Champion Villanova Wildcats and came up a bit short by the end of the game. The Friars were able to get things close at times, taking a 4-point deficit into halftime, but …

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Game Recap: Kyron Cartwright Falls a Rebound Shy of a Triple-Double as PC Smokes Gtown 74-56

Providence Friars (13-7) 74 Georgetown Hoyas (10-9) 56 While Rodney Bullock led the Friars with 22 points, this game was all about Kyron Cartwright.  Cartwright finished the game, one rebound shy of a triple-double and the Friars played their most complete game of the season on their way to a drubbing of Georgetown on the road. Cartwright finished the …

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Game Recap: PC Bounces Back with a Big Win Over Seton Hall 65-61

Providence Friars (12-7) 65 Seton Hall Pirates (12-5) 61 That was a much needed win for the Friars against a very good Seton Hall team at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.  Facing the possibility of going to 1-5 in conference play, the Friars started out hot against the Pirates but a 10-0 run to close out the first half put …

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Game Recap: PC Loses a Heartbreaker on the Road to DePaul 64-63

Providence Friars (11-7) 63 DePaul Blue Demons (8-9) 64 Man, look at that place, it's packed to the brim. This one hurts.  This one hurts a lot.  This was the one game in the Friars first 5 Big East Conference games that they really couldn't afford to lose.  Providence led by 9 points at halftime and as much as …

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