Game Recap: Friars Don’t Show Up Against Arkansas in the First Round of the NIT

(4) Providence Friars (18-16) 72 (5) Arkansas Razorbacks (18-15) 84 What the shit was that? The Friars were given a home game to open up the NIT Tournament against an Arkansas team who was without their best player, Daniel Gafford, a projected mid-to-late first round pick in this year's NBA Draft, who chose to skip … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Don’t Show Up Against Arkansas in the First Round of the NIT

Game Recap: Friars Finish Off the Regular Season with a Comfy Win Over Butler, 83-70

Providence Friars (17-14) 83 Butler Bulldogs (16-15) 70 This game was more about Big East Tournament seeding and making sure that everything is clicking going into Madison Square Garden than anything else.  The one thing that the Friars needed to get going in order of having a chance of making a run this coming week … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Finish Off the Regular Season with a Comfy Win Over Butler, 83-70

Game Recap: The Friars Get a Much Needed Win at Butler in OT, 73-67

Providence Friars (16-13) 74 Butler Bulldogs (15-13) 67 It is never easy to win on the road in the Big East. The Friars were up by 14 with five and a half minutes left in the first half but the game was back-and-forth the entire second frame, eventually needing free extra basketball to decide it. … Continue reading Game Recap: The Friars Get a Much Needed Win at Butler in OT, 73-67

Game Recap: PC Friars Bounce Back, Winning Handily at St. John’s 70-56

Providence Friars (14-10) 70 St. John's Red Storm (17-7) 56 The Jekyll and Hyde act continues for this year's Providence Friars.  After struggling to show up for the last couple of contest, the Friars traveled down to the World's Most Famous Arena and easily dispatched St. John's in front of a pretty stunned home crowd. … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Bounce Back, Winning Handily at St. John’s 70-56

Game Recap: Friars Take Down DePaul 70-67 in AJ Reeves’ Return

Providence Friars (13-7) 70 DePaul Blue Demons (11-8) 67 That makes it two Big East wins in a row, and three wins in their last four games, for the Providence Friars as they kept things rolling against a much improved DePaul team visiting The Dunk.  The Friars got a much needed boost from A.J. Reeves … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Take Down DePaul 70-67 in AJ Reeves’ Return

Game Recap: Friars Get Their First Big East Win Against Visiting Seton Hall, 72-63

Providence Friars (11-6) 72 Seton Hall Pirates (12-6) 63 Finally some things went right down the stretch for the Friars as they pulled out their first Big East Conference victory of the season against the visiting Seton Hall Pirates.  David Duke led the Friars with a career-high 18 points, helping the Friars break a three-game … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Get Their First Big East Win Against Visiting Seton Hall, 72-63

Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Providence Friars 59 (10-5) Villanova Wildcats 65 (11-4) Well that was about the most frustrating game I've seen in a long time.  You got to see just how shitty the Friars can play for the first half, followed immediately by how damn good the team could play for the second half. The Friars went into … Continue reading Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Ed Cooley Chosen to Coach Team USA with an All-Big East Squad in the 2019 Pan American Games

For the first time ever, Team USA will be solely represented by one Division I college conference in the Pan American Games, the Big East.  The person chosen to lead this unique team next year, is none other than Providence Friars Head Coach Ed Cooley. The announcement was made by Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman … Continue reading Ed Cooley Chosen to Coach Team USA with an All-Big East Squad in the 2019 Pan American Games

A.J. Reeves Out 4 to 6 Weeks with a Foot Injury

In what will be a big hit to the Providence College offense, an announcement came from the school that he will need to miss 4 to 6 weeks with a foot injury. So far this season, Reeves has been the Friars best three-point shooter, connecting on a team-high 45.3% of deep bombs.  Along with his … Continue reading A.J. Reeves Out 4 to 6 Weeks with a Foot Injury

Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Shoots the Friars to an OT Win at Boston College, 100-95

Providence Friars (7-2) 100 Boston College Eagles (6-2) 95 OT Freshman A.J. Reeves returned to his familiar stomping grounds of Massachusetts and put on a show in front of a large contingent of family and friends...and some NBA Scouts, including Danny Ainge as well.  Reeves shot the Friars to a come from behind win against … Continue reading Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Shoots the Friars to an OT Win at Boston College, 100-95