Andrew Fonts Returning for One More Season

Andrew Fonts announced that he will be returning for a 5th year with the Providence Friars and thus the three-headed monster of Watson/Horchler/Fonts will lead us into the next season, searching for a Big East Championship and more. https://twitter.com/drewfonts_/status/1374790773024165892 The one thing that I didn't realize until now for some reason is that the Friars … Continue reading Andrew Fonts Returning for One More Season

Luke Fonts Commits to Providence College as a Preferred Walk-On

It looks like the Fonts legacy will continue at Providence College with Luke Fonts committing to the Providence Friars as a Preferred Walk On (PWO). Luke's older brother Drew Fonts is a Senior guard with the Friars and has set the foundation for Luke to slide right into his slot on the roster once he … Continue reading Luke Fonts Commits to Providence College as a Preferred Walk-On

Game Recap: After a Slow Start, Friars Get it Together to Steamroll Merrimack 93-56

Providence Friars (4-1) 93 Merrimack Warriors (3-3) 56 The Providence Friars and Friartown were more than happy to welcome back Big Dog Nate Watson to the court en route to an eventual blowout of first year Division I basketball team Merrimack.  Watson was definitely on a minutes count for his first action of the season, … Continue reading Game Recap: After a Slow Start, Friars Get it Together to Steamroll Merrimack 93-56

Game Recap: David Duke Officially Begins His Emergence as the Friars Beat NJIT 76-47

Providence Friars (2-0) 76 NJIT Highlanders (0-2) 47 David Duke Jr. was everything the Friars needed at the exact time that they needed it during their 76-47 win over a visiting NJIT Highlanders team.  Duke scored a career-high 21 points, displaying all facets of his game during stretches where Providence needed a bucket, needed a … Continue reading Game Recap: David Duke Officially Begins His Emergence as the Friars Beat NJIT 76-47

Game Recap: The Friars Put Together a Nearly Perfect First Game, Throttle Sacred Heart 106-60

Providence Friars (1-0) 106 Sacred Heart Pioneers (0-1) 60  Now THAT is how you open a college basketball season.  I didn't think that the Friars could play well enough to match my excitement for meaningful college basketball games to be back, but they actually managed to somehow exceed my high anticipation.  We saw a couple … Continue reading Game Recap: The Friars Put Together a Nearly Perfect First Game, Throttle Sacred Heart 106-60

PC Men’s Basketball Announces End of the Year Player Awards for the 2018-2019 Season

The Friars Men’s Basketball Team had their end of the year banquet and announced the individual awards for the 2018-2019 basketball season.  The Friars finished tied for 8th in the Big East with a 18-16 overall record, including 7-11 in Big East Conference play breaking a 5-year run in the NCAA Tournament with an appearance … Continue reading PC Men’s Basketball Announces End of the Year Player Awards for the 2018-2019 Season

Game Recap: Friars Win 3rd in a Row Against Butler, Winning 1st Rd Big East Tourny Game Handily, 80-57

Providence Friars (18-14) 80 Butler Bulldogs (16-16) 57 Usually I would say that I'm sick of playing the same team of the 3rd time in 16 days, but if these are the outcomes of doing so, I guess I can get used to it.  The Friars looked the best they have all season in completely … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Win 3rd in a Row Against Butler, Winning 1st Rd Big East Tourny Game Handily, 80-57

Tommy Dempsey Added as a 2019 Preferred Walk-On for the PC Friars

Per Tommy Dempsey's personal Twitter page, Providence has added the 2019 guard as a preferred walk-on for next season.  Dempsey joins Providence signee Greg Gantt as the two new additions to next year's team. Next year I will be attending Providence College and joining the men’s basketball team as a preferred walk on ⚫️⚪️ #GoFriars … Continue reading Tommy Dempsey Added as a 2019 Preferred Walk-On for the PC Friars

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

Game Recap: PC Friars Make it Two Wins in a Row at Home, Beat Georgetown 73-69

Providence Friars 73 (16-8) Georgetown Hoyas 69 (13-10) First year Georgetown Coach Patrick Ewing coached his first game against the Friars and even thought the Hoyas lost, I was impressed to see how competitive the team already is.  They are a lot closer to taking that next step and becoming a threat in the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Make it Two Wins in a Row at Home, Beat Georgetown 73-69