Ed Cooley Wins the Award for Naismith Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year

Coach Ed Cooley was selected as the Men's Naismith Coach of the Year for the 2021-2022 college basketball season. Cooley was chosen over the other three coaching finalists, Mark Adams (Texas Tech), Greg Gard (Wisconsin), and Tommy Lloyd (Arizona). I thought that all four coaches were excellent this year and I really wouldn't have had …

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Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule for the Upcoming 2019-2020 Season

This will be the third year that I have ranked the Men's Basketball Non-Conference schedule for the Friars in anticipation for the upcoming season, so I guess I can officially call it my annual rankings.  Here's the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 rankings if you're interested. Overall on the Friars schedule, they have two true away games …

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2019 Wooden Legacy Bracket Revealed

This year's upcoming Wooden Legacy tournament bracket has finally dropped and we get to see when and who Providence will be facing off against during the Thanksgiving weekend in Anaheim, California. See ya in Anaheim on November 28, @LBSUhoops!#GoFriars pic.twitter.com/nZdQUDq0w1 — PC Men's Basketball (@PCFriarsmbb) July 11, 2019  Each one of the "major" teams (PC, …

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Game Recap: Friars Upset #11 Arizona 69-65 to Advance to the Championship Game of the Wooden Legacy

Providence Friars 69 (6-0) #11 Arizona Wildcats 65 (5-1) The Providence Friars were able to upset #11 ranked Arizona 69-65 in the semifinals of the Wooden Legacy to advance to the Championship game against #3 Michigan State. With their top 3 scorers (Dunn, Bullock, and Bentil) all dealing with foul trouble throughout the game, the Friars were able …

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