Class of 2021 Big Man Sam Ayomide includes Providence in his Final 6 Schools

The Providence Friars have been included among some college basketball heavy hitters in 2021 Nigerian Big Sam Ayomide's list of his final 6 schools. Aymoide's cut down list includes Memphis, Kansas, Seton Hall, Illinois, & Wake Forest. The Friars have missed out on a few commitments recently after being included in some final cut lists … Continue reading Class of 2021 Big Man Sam Ayomide includes Providence in his Final 6 Schools

Michigan Forward Legend Geeter Commits to the Providence Friars

A day after declaring that he would be announcing his college commitment, Michigan Forward Legend Geeter has committed to Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars. https://twitter.com/LegendGeeter4/status/1304523570073174016 Geeter becomes the Friars first commit in the 2021 recruiting class and hopefully kicks off the beginning of this class coming together. The Friars still have 2 open scholarships … Continue reading Michigan Forward Legend Geeter Commits to the Providence Friars

Breon Pass Narrows Down His List of Schools (4) to Providence, Georgia Tech, NC State, and ECU

Photo via @s_t_editz Breon Pass cut down his list of school he is considering to just four, with Providence, Georgia Tech, East Carolina, and NC State making up the quartet of basketball schools still in the running for the 2021 point guard. https://twitter.com/PassBreon/status/1302669969038233600 Providence offered Pass back in early August following his decision to focus … Continue reading Breon Pass Narrows Down His List of Schools (4) to Providence, Georgia Tech, NC State, and ECU

Legendary Georgetown Coach and Former Friar Player John Thompson Jr., Passes Away at 78

Long-time legendary Georgetown Coach and former Providence Friar player John Thompson Jr. ('64), sadly passed away at the age of 78. Most well known as the leader behind the Hoyas, Thompson led the 1984 Georgetown Men's Basketball Team to an NCAA Championship, the first ever for a black head coach at the time. In doing … Continue reading Legendary Georgetown Coach and Former Friar Player John Thompson Jr., Passes Away at 78

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, … Continue reading Friars Extend Offer to Former Louisville Commit Bryce Hopkins

La Salle Transfer Ed Croswell Commits to Providence

The college basketball season might be cancelled but the Providence Friars and Ed Cooley haven't stopped rolling.  After finishing the season on a 6 game win streak, the Friars have added back-to-back transfer targets early in the college basketball off-season to continue on their hot streak. Ed Croswell had narrowed down his potential transfer destinations … Continue reading La Salle Transfer Ed Croswell Commits to Providence

Game Recap: Friars Make it Four in a Row with an Overtime Win at Marquette

Providence Friars (10-6) 81 Marquette Golden Eagles (11-4) 80 OT Long live the retro away jerseys! The Friars won their second straight road game and are currently on a four game winning streak.  After being left for dead by many (not me) after some very questionable losses to being their non-conference schedule, Providence suddenly seems … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Make it Four in a Row with an Overtime Win at Marquette

Game Recap: Nate Watson Hits a Clutch Free Throw to Secure the Win over DePaul 66-65

Providence Friars (9-6) 66 DePaul Blue Demons (12-3) 65 A clutch free throw from Nate Watson, the guy on the team who has been struggling the most with his free throw shooting this season, gave Providence their first road win of the season over DePaul.  The Friars have no started 2-0 in Big East Conference … Continue reading Game Recap: Nate Watson Hits a Clutch Free Throw to Secure the Win over DePaul 66-65

Game Recap: Friars Open Up Big East Play with a 76-60 Win Over a Shorthanded Georgetown

Providence Friars (8-6) 76 Georgetown Hoyas (10-4) 60 Welcome to 2020, where the Providence Friars are an undefeated basketball team!  The Friars got off to a scorching hot start, finishing the first half with a 31-point advantage over the visiting Georgetown Hoyas to begin their Big East Conference slate.  Heading into the half with a … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Open Up Big East Play with a 76-60 Win Over a Shorthanded Georgetown

Game Recap: Providence Smashes Texas at Home 70-48

Providence Friars (7-6) 70 Texas Longhorns (9-2) 48 Providence responded from their worst game of the season against Florida with quite possibly their best game of the season against Texas.  Providence was able to beat Texas in Austin last season and impressively showed that with their backs up against the wall, that they are still … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Smashes Texas at Home 70-48