Game Recap: AJ Reeves is the Hero in OT Against Seton Hall as Watson Joins the 1,000 Point Club

Providence Friars 80 (5-2; 1-0) Seton Hall Pirates 77 (5-4; 0-1) OT Photo via Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Finally, the Providence Friars were able to open up their Big East conference schedule, traveling to Seton Hall after games with Xavier, UConn, and DePaul were cancelled due to COVID-19 surfacing within each their respective basketball programs. … Continue reading Game Recap: AJ Reeves is the Hero in OT Against Seton Hall as Watson Joins the 1,000 Point Club

Game Recap: Providence College Plays Fairleigh Dickinson. Providence Wins.

Providence Friars 79 (3-2) Fairleigh Dickinson Knights 67 (0-4) Photo via The Westerly Sun The title really says it all. Even though the end score looks pretty good with Providence beating the visiting Knights of Fairleigh Dickinson 79-67, it was a struggle for the Friars to pull out the victory this evening. Despite being almost … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence College Plays Fairleigh Dickinson. Providence Wins.

Game Recap: Providence Gets Smoked by Alabama 88-71 in the 5th Place Game of the Maui Invitational

Providence College (2-2) 71 Alabama Crimson Tide (3-1) 88 Despite starting fast with quick 8-0 lead, Alabama responded with a 9-0 run of their own and never trailed again in the game after that. Although the Friars were able to make a couple of spirited mini-runs in the 2nd half, the Crimson Tide were never … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Gets Smoked by Alabama 88-71 in the 5th Place Game of the Maui Invitational

Game Recap: Friars Hang on to Defeat Davidson 63-62

Providence Friars 63 (2-1) Davidson Wildcats 62 (1-2) Photo via Friars.com Just 12 minutes into the first half, the Friars had a 19-point cushion, leading Davidson 27-8 behind a blend of a pestering defensive performance that forced 7 turnovers up to that point and a cohesive and efficient offense that was running straight through the … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Hang on to Defeat Davidson 63-62

Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58

Providence Friars 58 (1-1) Indiana Hoosiers 79 (2-0) Photo via IndianaHQ Even though the Maui Invitational is taking place in Asheville, North Carolina this year, the hopes for a successful tournament were just as high for the Friars and Friartown as if it was in tropical Hawaii. The Friars never really seemed to get things … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58

Game Recap: Friars Open Season with a Drubbing of Fairfield, 97-56

Providence Friars 97 (1-0) Fairfield Stags (0-1) The Providence Friars opened up what is sure to be the weirdest college basketball season ever, with a complete team thrashing of the visiting Fairfield Stags. The Friars went into the half with a comfortable 12 point cushion (41-29) but came out for the second frame and put … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Open Season with a Drubbing of Fairfield, 97-56

Game Notes for the Season Opener Against Fairfield

I just wanted to toss a couple of game notes out there before this afternoon's season opener in Providence at Alumni Hall against the Fairfield Stags. I'm just pumped to have college basketball back as I assume everyone else is as well. This is the 94th men's basketball season for the Providence Friars.The Friars are … Continue reading Game Notes for the Season Opener Against Fairfield

Legend Geeter Officially Signs his NLI with the Friars

Legend Geeter made it official, signing his National Letter of Intent to play collegiate basketball for Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars. A day after fellow 2021 Friar commit Rafael Castro inked his NLI, Geeter followed suit surrounded by those close to him who helped get him to where he is today. https://twitter.com/LegendGeeter4/status/1327341757311438851 Not gonna … Continue reading Legend Geeter Officially Signs his NLI with the Friars

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