Game Recap: PC Easily Dismantles Navy and Kris Dunn Looks Even Better Than Advertised

Providence Friars (3-0) 88 - Navy Midshipmen (0-3) 51   Picture from Glenn Osmundson/The Providence Journal This may be the only game the Friars have all season where their fans could sit back, relax, and just enjoy themselves while the Friars clicked on all cylinders on their way to a nice, easy, breezy Covergirl victory. …

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My Picks for the All-Big East Men’s Basketball Teams for 2015-2016

With the 3rd Season of the "New" Big East just about in the books, it's time to look back on the season and hand out some awards to the players.  Before we get into the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Teams, let's get the main awards out of the way.   Player of the Year: Josh …

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Hometown Top-50 Recruit David Duke Commits to Providence

The Providence Friars top recruiting target for 2018, took to his personal twitter account (@Duuukkeee) on Friday night to announce his decision to commit to Providence College. Duke, a Providence native who lives just a couple of miles from campus, decided to choose PC over Buzz Williams' Virginia Tech Hokies and potentially become a hometown …

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Ben Bentil Signs with French Club Champagne Chalons-Reims

Per Chris Reichert of 2Ways10Days, Ben Bentil has signed overseas with the French Club Champagne Charlons-Reims. Ben Bentil (Fort Wayne Mad Ants) has signed in France with Chalons-Reims, the team announced #GLeagueAlum — Chris Reichert (@Chris_Reichert) August 28, 2017 Champagne Charlons-Reims plays in the French Pro A Division.  I took a quick glance at their …

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NBA Summer League Schedule for Former Friars

This is what they call the dog days of summer for sports.  You're basically relegated to baseball and the weekend gold tournament right now and waiting for some other sports to come back in the fall.  Thankfully, the off-season for the NBA has been bananas, so they haven't had much coverage fall off since the …

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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 …

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Rodney Bullock Declares for the NBA Draft to Test the Waters with No Agent

Rodney Bullock is declaring for the NBA Draft, per ESPN, but will not be hiring an agent. Providence forward Rodney Bullock will declare for the NBA Draft, but will not sign with agent, source told ESPN. Testing waters. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 29, 2017 With the new draft rules allowing for college players to enter …

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Ben Bentil becomes the first Ghanian player to ever play in the NBA.

Bentil signed a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks that just happened to fall in the window of Dirk Nowitzki scoring his 30,000th point to become just the 6 player in NBA history to achieve that feat.

Game Recap: PC Friars Make it 5 in a Row with Sloppy Senior Night Win Over DePaul 73-64

Providence Friars (19-11) 73 DePaul Blue Demons (9-21) 64 And that would be 5 wins in a row for those of you folks counting at home. This was the game that Providence couldn't afford to lose after their 4 big wins over the last two weeks.  A loss to DePaul would've have made it a season sweep for the …

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A Deeper Dive into PC’s Defense

The 2016-2017 Providence Friars have an identity this year, and that identity is defense.  They recently just moved into the top ten in scoring defense in the nation and that got me thinking...how come the Friars have taken such a step forward defensively this year? Just as an FYI, all of these stats are from …

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