Game Recap: Kyron Carwright’s Buzzer Beater Saves the Day Against Belmont

Providence Friars 66 (4-1) Belmont Bruins 65 (4-2) It may not have been the prettiest of wins, but a win is a win, is a win, is a win.  I'm certainly thankful for Kyron Cartwright's heroics this year. After a back-and-forth matchup with Belmont, a pair of clutch plays by both teams at the end … Continue reading Game Recap: Kyron Carwright’s Buzzer Beater Saves the Day Against Belmont

Game Recap: PC Friars Win 2K Classic by Smashing St. Louis 90-63

Providence Friars 90 (3-1) St. Louis Billikens 63 (3-1) The Providence Friars put together their most complete effort in game this year, blowing out the St. Louis Billikens 90-63 at Madison Square Garden to win the 2017 2K Classic.  The outcome of the game was never in question with the Friars leading by as much … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win 2K Classic by Smashing St. Louis 90-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall in Gavitt Tip-Off to Visiting No. 14 Minnesota 86-74

Providence Friars 74 (1-1) #14 Minnesota Gophers 86 (2-0) The Minnesota Gophers traveled to the Dunkin' Donuts Center in downtown Providence, Rhode Island on Monday to take on the Providence Friars in the Gavitt Tip Off.  This is the third year of the annual Gavitt Tip Off games between the Big East and the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall in Gavitt Tip-Off to Visiting No. 14 Minnesota 86-74

Providence Manhandles UConn 90-76 in Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game

Before we get into the game, let's just acknowledge the the NCAA actually did something right.  They should do this every year where they grant teams the opportunity to add a third exhibition game where the proceeds can go to a charitable cause.  It seems like a no-brainer.  The Providence/UConn game raised $75,000 that will … Continue reading Providence Manhandles UConn 90-76 in Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game

Big East Coaches Poll and Team Selections

The Pre-Season Coaches Poll was released for Big East Men's Basketball and the Friars are checking in at fourth in the conference.  The top-4 teams seem to be set in any poll I've come across as Villanova, Seton Hall, Xavier, and Providence, but the rest of the conference looks to be up in the air. … Continue reading Big East Coaches Poll and Team Selections

Providence Friars to Play Exhibition vs. UConn at Mohegan Sun to Benefit Hurricane Relief

It has just been announced the the Providence Friars will take on former Big East foe UConn in an exhibition game at Mohegan Sun to benefit hurricane relief.  The game will be played in just 8 days on Wednesday October 25th at 7 PM. The NCAA has been granting waivers for teams to play more … Continue reading Providence Friars to Play Exhibition vs. UConn at Mohegan Sun to Benefit Hurricane Relief

Kyron Cartwright Named to Pre-Season Bob Cousy Award List

The Basketball Hall of Fame released its list of the 20 pre-season candidates for the Bob Cousy Award.  The Bob Cousy Award is given out at the end of each college basketball season to the top men's basketball point guard in the country.  There is a selection committee made up of Hall of Famers, head … Continue reading Kyron Cartwright Named to Pre-Season Bob Cousy Award List

PC Friars Announce Lil Uzi Vert and Doris Burke for Midnight Madness

Providence College announced the musical act for this year's Midnight Madness, and the musician is.....Lil Uzi Vert. Student Affairs and Providence College Athletics are proud to present this year's lineup for Late Night Madness! #PCLNM #GoFriars🏀 pic.twitter.com/VBgx4QMCa0 — Providence Friars (@PCAthletics) September 27, 2017 For those of you who may not know Lil Uzi Vert, … Continue reading PC Friars Announce Lil Uzi Vert and Doris Burke for Midnight Madness

The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2017-2018

A little fun list before the basketball season actually begins, here's a look at the team of guys who seem like they've been in College for the last decade or so.  It is so rare to see good players stay all 4 years in College these days, so it's also a testament to these guys … Continue reading The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2017-2018

Drew Edwards Cleared for Basketball Activities

Per Ed Cooley (via Jon Rothstein of FanRagSports), Drew Edwards has been cleared for basketball activities.  Now, this really shouldn't come as a surprise or anything considering both Edwards and teammate Maliek White joined the 2017 USA East Coast team and played in Madrid, Spain this summer. Providence's Drew Edwards (knee) has been fully cleared … Continue reading Drew Edwards Cleared for Basketball Activities