Game Recap: Friars NCAA Hopes Are Extinguished by Villanova in the BE Tournament

Providence Friars (18-15) 62 #25 Villanova Wildcats (23-9) 73 Stop me if you think that you've heard this one before...the Providence Friars lose a close game to the #1 seeded Villanova Wildcats in the Big East Tournament. Despite holding Villanova to just 36.7% shooting from the floor for the game, the Friars were unable to … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars NCAA Hopes Are Extinguished by Villanova in the BE Tournament

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

Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

After a thrilling Big East Championship between Villanova and Providence in which Villanova prevailed 76-66 in overtime before a sold out Madison Square Garden, the Most Outstanding Player and All-Tournament Team were named. Mikal Brides was given the 2018 Dave Gavitt Trophy for the Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament after an incredible performance against … Continue reading Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Providence Friars 66 (21-13) #2 Villanova Wildcats 76 (30-4) OT The Providence Friars once again took a team to Overtime in the Big East Tournament, but this time is was Villanova and unfortunately, the Friars were unable to make it three Overtime victories in a row in their quest to win their 3rd Big East … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Providence Friars 75 (21-12) #3 Xavier Musketeers 72 (28-5) OT Wow.  What...A...Game. After finding themselves down 17 points to Xavier, the number 3 team in the country, the Providence Friars stormed back and snatched victory from the reigning Big East Regular Season Champions in their second overtime game in as many days. The Friars finished … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Providence Friars 72 (20-12) Creighton Bluejays 68 (21-11) OT The Friars entered the Quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament in New York's Madison Square Garden with an opportunity to cement themselves a spot in the NCAA tourney with a potential win against a Creighton team that has been listed as a lock for the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Game Recap: PC Climbs to 21 Wins with 79-74 Win Over St. John’s

Providence Friars 79 (21-11) - St. John's Red Storm 74 (20-12)     In what was essentially a loser goes to the NIT game, Providence was able to hold on down the stretch amiss a valiant comeback attempt by St. John's down the stretch, erasing a 15 point deficit in the waning minutes to make … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Climbs to 21 Wins with 79-74 Win Over St. John’s

Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Providence Friars 65 (23-11) - #14 Creighton Bluejays 58 (26-7)     Some highlights from the game before we get started...     In the words of Ed Cooley, "What bubble?  There's no bubble, we bursted that bubble tonight baby."  And just like that, the Providence College Friars come out of New York City as … Continue reading Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Game Recap: PC Friars Drop a Sloppy Game to Creighton in the BE Tourney 70-58

Providence Friars (20-12) 58 Creighton Bluejays (24-8) 70 Ed Cooley summed up the game perfectly in the post-game conference, "We just didn't play well.  We picked a bad time to play our worst game in probably 5 or 6 weeks." After finishing the Big East regular season with 6 straight wins and seemingly gelling and peaking at the most … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Drop a Sloppy Game to Creighton in the BE Tourney 70-58

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