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

Game Recap: PC Friars Drop First Game of the Year 77-64 to #3 Michigan State in the Wooden Legacy Championship

#3 Michigan State Spartans 77 (7-0) Providence Friars 64 (6-1) AP Photo / Jae C. Hong It took me a while to get to recap this game but we're finally here.  The score looks more lopsided then the game actually was.  Providence was actually in control for a good portion of the game but it was a back-and-forth match … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Drop First Game of the Year 77-64 to #3 Michigan State in the Wooden Legacy Championship