Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Providence Friars 59 (10-5) Villanova Wildcats 65 (11-4) Well that was about the most frustrating game I've seen in a long time.  You got to see just how shitty the Friars can play for the first half, followed immediately by how damn good the team could play for the second half. The Friars went into … Continue reading Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Game Recap: Death By Threes, Friars Lose to Creighton 79-68 to Open Big East Play

Providence Friars 68 (10-4) Creighton Bluejays 79 (10-4) Death by threes really is the most reasonable way to describe how this game went.  Following a back-and-forth game for about the first 3/4 of the contest, Creighton displayed their biggest strength by connecting on 7 threes over the next 7 minutes.  At one point, hitting 5 … Continue reading Game Recap: Death By Threes, Friars Lose to Creighton 79-68 to Open Big East Play

Game Recap: Providence Gets Their Big OOC Win at Texas, 71-65

Providence Friars (10-3) 71 Texas Longhorns (7-4) 65 Finally the Providence Friars have a much-needed road out-of-conference win against a quality team.  The Friars led for the majority of the game but things got close down the stretch that needed the Friars to make big plays in order to take this one in Austin. Alpha … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Gets Their Big OOC Win at Texas, 71-65

Game Recap: Maliek White Leads PC Friars Past Central Connecticut, 87-63

Providence Friars (8-3) 87 Central Connecticut Blue Devils (5-6) 63 It was good to see that the Friars were able to respond nicely after suffering a gut-wrenching loss to UMass, a game that they led by 18 points at halftime.  With A.J. Reeves sidelined for the next 4 to 6 weeks with a foot injury, … Continue reading Game Recap: Maliek White Leads PC Friars Past Central Connecticut, 87-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Explode in the 2nd Half to Dismantle Albany, 73-43

Providence Friars (9-3) 73 Albany Great Danes (3-9) 43 What a difference a half of basketball can make.  After a legitimate rock fight in the first half that saw the Providence Friars shot 21% from the field and somehow still in a position to take a 3 point lead into halftime 23-20, the Friars came … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Explode in the 2nd Half to Dismantle Albany, 73-43

A.J. Reeves Out 4 to 6 Weeks with a Foot Injury

In what will be a big hit to the Providence College offense, an announcement came from the school that he will need to miss 4 to 6 weeks with a foot injury. So far this season, Reeves has been the Friars best three-point shooter, connecting on a team-high 45.3% of deep bombs.  Along with his … Continue reading A.J. Reeves Out 4 to 6 Weeks with a Foot Injury

Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Providence Friars (7-3) 78 UMass Minutemen (6-4) 79 I was unable to watch the game live because I was at my wife's Holiday party, so I only caught the end of the first half on my phone and then got the alert for the final score, so you can imagine my surprise when they 79-78 … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Shoots the Friars to an OT Win at Boston College, 100-95

Providence Friars (7-2) 100 Boston College Eagles (6-2) 95 OT Freshman A.J. Reeves returned to his familiar stomping grounds of Massachusetts and put on a show in front of a large contingent of family and friends...and some NBA Scouts, including Danny Ainge as well.  Reeves shot the Friars to a come from behind win against … Continue reading Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Shoots the Friars to an OT Win at Boston College, 100-95

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Back the Reins of the Ocean State Rivalry, Beating URI 59-50

Providence Friars (6-2) 59 URI Rams (3-3) 50 On Saturday evening, the Friars hosted the visiting URI Rams in another addition of The Ocean State Rivalry.  Having lost for the first time in the last 8 matchups, the Friars were craving a win to set the rivalry series back to its rightful place, with Providence … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Back the Reins of the Ocean State Rivalry, Beating URI 59-50

Game Recap: PC Friars Defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 69-59 with Alpha Diallo’s All-Around Effort

Providence Friars (5-2) 69  Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (3-3) 59 The Providence Friars continued their homestand with a 69-59 win over the visiting Fairleigh Dickinson Knights.  Even thought the Friars ended up with a double-digit win (barely), the game was never really in doubt throughout its entirety. The Friars were led by Junior standout Alpha Diallo … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 69-59 with Alpha Diallo’s All-Around Effort