Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Providence Friars (3-1) 76 South Carolina Gamecocks (2-2) 67 In the first game of the semifinals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off, the Providence Friars were able to show some great resilience and come back from an 8-point halftime deficit to defeat South Carolina at Mohegan Sun. With a 10-0 run at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Game Recap: PC Shows FSU Why They Should Stick to Football, Wins 80-54

Providence Friars (4-0) 80 - Florida State Seminoles (1-2) 54     This is going to be a quick recap with some notes and thoughts and that's all since I didn't have any time to write this sucker up before the game today. The game was basically a home game for PC with almost the … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Shows FSU Why They Should Stick to Football, Wins 80-54

Game Recap: PC Friars Lose to Houston at Mohegan Hall of Fame Holiday Classic

Providence Friars 59 (8-4) Houston Cougars 70 (10-2) The Friars fell to Houston in their second match up ever (first was in 1965) at Mohegan Sun Arena for the Hall of Fame Holiday Classic.  The Friars are familiar with the confines of Mohegan Sun having beaten UConn in a charity exhibition at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Lose to Houston at Mohegan Hall of Fame Holiday Classic

Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

I threw together a quick breakdown of Providence's non-conference games for much anticipated 2017-2018 men's basketball season, in order of my excitement for each game.  So without further ado, let's get into it. 11. Friday, December 22nd vs. Sacred Heart Last Year: 13-19 (8-10; 8th Place Northeast) KenPom Rank: 301 RPI Rank: 299 There are … Continue reading Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

Game Recap: #10 Creighton Drops PC 78-64 in a Snowstorm

Providence Friars (11-6) 64 #10 Creighton Bluejays (15-1) 78 The number 10 ranked Creighton Bluejays traveled to Providence in the midst of a snowstorm and came out with a win over the Friars at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.  This was the first game of the year that I was able to attend in person and of course it just happened … Continue reading Game Recap: #10 Creighton Drops PC 78-64 in a Snowstorm

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall 76-68 to Villanova in the Big East Tournament Semi-Finals

Providence College Friars (23-10) 68 #3 Villanova Wildcats (29-4) 76 If the Friars don't have both Ben Bentil and Kris Dunn clicking at an elite level, they have little to no chance of beating a top tier team like Villanova.  Not only did they not have both of them playing well, they had neither of them.  Ben Bentil struggled … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall 76-68 to Villanova in the Big East Tournament Semi-Finals

Game Recap: #10 PC Friars Take Down Georgetown on the Road Behind Dunn & Bentil’s 26 pts Each

#10 Providence College Friars (18-4) 73  Georgetown Hoyas (13-9) 69   I just want it in the records that the Providence Friars Men's Basketball Team is 1-0 in game I have attended this year.  Great, just so we have that straight and on the record.   The two-headed monster of Kris Dunn and Ben Bentil (better known as "Ben … Continue reading Game Recap: #10 PC Friars Take Down Georgetown on the Road Behind Dunn & Bentil’s 26 pts Each