Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

Providence Friars 76 (17-9) #3 Villanova Wildcats 71 (23-3) It's pretty hard to figure out who this Providence team is on a game to game basis.  They get blown out by lowly DePaul at home and then come right back and beat the #3 team in the Nation the very next game.  It's not really … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

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

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall to USC 75-71 in NCAA First Four Revenge Game

#11 USC Trojans (25-9) 75 #11 Providence Friars (20-13) 71 It was a game of two halves, that's as simple as you can put it.  Providence College raced out to what looked to be an insurmountable 15-point lead at half time in their first four NCAA Tournament rematch with the USC Trojans, but that wasn't the end of the story. … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall to USC 75-71 in NCAA First Four Revenge Game

Game Recap: Make It 4 in a Row for the Friars with a 73-69 Win Over Marquette

Providence Friars (18-11) 73 Marquette Golden Eagles (17-11) 69 Let the good times roll baby!  Make it 4 wins and a row against NCAA caliber teams and the Friars have just put themselves in a position to win out and secure a bid to the Big Dance.  With 7:20 left in the game, the Friars faced a 12-point deficit … Continue reading Game Recap: Make It 4 in a Row for the Friars with a 73-69 Win Over Marquette

Game Recap: PC Loses a Heartbreaker on the Road to DePaul 64-63

Providence Friars (11-7) 63 DePaul Blue Demons (8-9) 64 Man, look at that place, it's packed to the brim. This one hurts.  This one hurts a lot.  This was the one game in the Friars first 5 Big East Conference games that they really couldn't afford to lose.  Providence led by 9 points at halftime and as much as … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Loses a Heartbreaker on the Road to DePaul 64-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Blow Past Wagner Behind a 31-0 1st Half Run

Providence Friars (9-2) 76  Wagner Seahawks (3-6) 54 After falling down 10-4 early against a feisty visiting Wagner team at the Dunkin' Donuts Center, the Friars were able to put together an incredible 31-0 run during the first half, effectively putting the game away and comfortably winning their first game after a week off from basketball to take care … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Blow Past Wagner Behind a 31-0 1st Half Run

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