Game Recap: The Friars Crack Triple-Digits Against Stonehill, Winning 100-76

Providence Friars 100 (3-0) Stonehill Skyhawks 76 (1-3) This matchup was particularly special for Ed Cooley as a 1994 graduate from Stonehill, a 3-time team captain of the basketball team, and a 2019 inductee into the school's Hall of Fame. Stonehill is in their inaugural season as a Division I basketball team but appear as …

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Game Recap: Friars Use a Big 2nd Half to Blow Out Northeastern 89-65

Providence Friars 89 (2-0) Northeastern Huskies 65 (0-2) After an inconsistent first half of basketball had the Friars leading by just 2 at the break, Providence showed the team that they could be this season, putting up 51 points in the second half en route to blowing the doors off of a visiting Northeastern team. …

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Game Recap: Providence Nab Their 1st Win of the Season Squeaking by Rider 66-65

Providence Friars 66 (1-0) Rider Broncs 65 (0-1) My, Oh, My, it's good to have college basketball back. The Providence Friars kicked off their 2022-2023 basketball season by unveiling their first ever Big East Conference Regular Season Championship banner at The Dunk (it's still The Dunk as far as I'm concerned) in front of a …

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My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2022-2023

The College Basketball season gets underway in just about three weeks, so now is as good a time as any to drop in with my pre-season selections for my All-Big East Teams and individual award winners. My pre-season individual award selections last year were especially off given that I was going all-in on a big …

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Legend Geeter is Headed to the Transfer Portal

This one really sucks. I don't blame Legend Geeter one bit for entering the transfer portal and I totally understand why he would do so, but it still sucks. https://twitter.com/VerbalCommits/status/1518588578497974274 Ed Cooley and the Friars have already nabbed 5 players from the portal (Noah Locke, Clifton Moore, Devin Carter, Corey Floyd Jr., & Bryce Hopkins), …

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Kentucky Transfer Bryce Hopkins Commits to the Friars

Bryce Hopkins announced that he is coming to Friartown via his social media and Ed Cooley continues to reload his roster through the plentiful Transfer Portal. https://twitter.com/BryceHopkins/status/1518624017258844162 Hopkins is the fifth incoming transfer that Ed Cooley and his staff have added for next season. Noah Locke and Clifton Moore will be using their final year …

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Seven Footer Christ Essandoko De-commits from the Friars

French Big Man Christ Essandoko has announced that he has de-committed from the Providence Friars after receiving approval from the school to be released from his National Letter of Intent (NLI). Essandoko was one third of a trio of incoming Freshman that were due to replenish the Friars squad with some of the older guys …

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Providence Friars Make Final Cut Lists for Bryce Hopkins, Kuluel Mading, & Legend Geeter

With the Providence Friars still searching for their first 2021 class commitment, this weekend brought some encouraging news to the Friartown Faithful that PC can join the rest of the Big East in securing a loaded recruiting class. In fact, the Big East currently has 8 of the top 31 recruiting classes of 2021 according …

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Friars Extend Offer to Former Louisville Commit Bryce Hopkins

Versatile Forward Bryce Hopkins officially de-committed from Louisville after verbally committing to the Cardinals back in November.  The 6'6'' 2021 prospect has a solid frame that already looks like it's ready to handle the uptick in size with transitioning from High School to College basketball. RESPECT MY DECISION🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/zzreiTlR5n — Bryce Hopkins (@BryceHopkins) August 9, …

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