Game Recap: Friars Hold Off Brown in OT to Win 77-72

  Providence Friars 77 (7-2) Brown Bears 72 (4-5) The Providence Friars returned to the familiar confines of the Dunkin' Donuts Center in downtown Providence to get back on track against another in-state opponent in Brown, after losing for the first time in 8 years to Rhode Island. What the Friars probably didn't expect was … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Hold Off Brown in OT to Win 77-72

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

Bullock and Cartwright were also named to USBWA All-District 1st Team with Kyron being named Player of the Year

The USBWA All-District Teams are broken out by colleges that fall into each particular regional district.  District 1 consists of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Mass, and Connecticut.  There were 12 players selected to this district's team.  They usually have 10 players but in case of ties, they can have a few more Jalen … Continue reading Bullock and Cartwright were also named to USBWA All-District 1st Team with Kyron being named Player of the Year

Game Recap: PC Friars Smash the Brown Bears 95-57

Providence Friars (7-2) 95 Brown Bears (5-5) 57  That is about as perfect of a basketball game that I've seen Providence College play under Ed Cooley in his time as the head coach of the Friars.  With the fear of a potential trap game at the very back of everyone's mind after a hard fought and emotional win against … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Smash the Brown Bears 95-57

Game Recap: Friars Avenge Last Year’s Loss to Brown, Win Handily 94-73

Providence Friars 94 (3-0) Brown Bears 73 (1-3) The Providence Friars were able to avenge last season's unexpected loss to the Brown Bears last year by easily manhandling the Ivy League team at Home at the Dunk to stay undefeated on the young 2015-2016 season.  Shooting an impressive 56.9% from the field for the game, the contest was … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Avenge Last Year’s Loss to Brown, Win Handily 94-73