We've come to the end of a unusually unique Big East basketball season, with teams, coaches, and players having to continually deal with the uncertainty of schedules and opponents through the year. With some teams and players getting the chance to actually participate in more basketball than others due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, it … Continue reading My Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2020-2021
Providence Friars 79 (4-2) TCU Horned Frogs 70 (4-2) David Duke matched his previous game scoring output, dropping 28 points for the second straight time to lift the Friars on the road over the TCU Horned Frogs in their Big East-Big 12 matchup. Nate Watson was Duke's counterpart in the winning effort for Providence, scoring … Continue reading Game Recap: Duke and Watson Lead the Friars in a Road Win Over TCU 79-70
Providence Friars 79 (3-2) Fairleigh Dickinson Knights 67 (0-4) Photo via The Westerly Sun The title really says it all. Even though the end score looks pretty good with Providence beating the visiting Knights of Fairleigh Dickinson 79-67, it was a struggle for the Friars to pull out the victory this evening. Despite being almost … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence College Plays Fairleigh Dickinson. Providence Wins.
Providence College (2-2) 71 Alabama Crimson Tide (3-1) 88 Despite starting fast with quick 8-0 lead, Alabama responded with a 9-0 run of their own and never trailed again in the game after that. Although the Friars were able to make a couple of spirited mini-runs in the 2nd half, the Crimson Tide were never … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Gets Smoked by Alabama 88-71 in the 5th Place Game of the Maui Invitational
Providence Friars 58 (1-1) Indiana Hoosiers 79 (2-0) Photo via IndianaHQ Even though the Maui Invitational is taking place in Asheville, North Carolina this year, the hopes for a successful tournament were just as high for the Friars and Friartown as if it was in tropical Hawaii. The Friars never really seemed to get things … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58
Providence Friars 97 (1-0) Fairfield Stags (0-1) The Providence Friars opened up what is sure to be the weirdest college basketball season ever, with a complete team thrashing of the visiting Fairfield Stags. The Friars went into the half with a comfortable 12 point cushion (41-29) but came out for the second frame and put … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Open Season with a Drubbing of Fairfield, 97-56
The Friars have received their first verbal commitment for the 2020 class, as 6'3'' shooting guard Alyn Breed posted a photo on his Instagram with the hashtag #PC2020. View this post on Instagram #PC2020🧸💕🚀 A post shared by 1/1 🧸 (@alynbreed) on Sep 7, 2019 at 5:00pm PDT Breed, a lethal scorer from Georgia, made … Continue reading Shooting Guard Alyn Breed Becomes the Friars First 2020 Commit
Height/Weight: 6’3”; 165 lbs. High School: McEachern (Powder Springs, GA) AAU Team: AOT Running Rebels (GA) Rankings: Date 247Sports Rivals ESPN Average 8/4/19 Unranked Unranked (150) Unranked (100) Unranked College Offers: (4/30/19) Unofficial College Visits: Official College Visits: N/A Cut Down List: N/A Commitment (Verbal 9/7/19): NLI Signing: N/A BLOGS: 9/7/19: Shooting Guard Alyn Breed Becomes the Friars First … Continue reading Alyn Breed