Jared Bynum Named to All-Big East Preseason First Team

A year after being named to the All-Big East 2nd Team and the Big East 6th Man of the Year, Jared Bynum has risen to the All-Big East Preseason 1st Team. Bynum was the only Friar to be named to either the 1st or 2nd All-Big East Preseason Team. Here is how the rest of …

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Ed Cooley Wins the Award for Naismith Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year

Coach Ed Cooley was selected as the Men's Naismith Coach of the Year for the 2021-2022 college basketball season. Cooley was chosen over the other three coaching finalists, Mark Adams (Texas Tech), Greg Gard (Wisconsin), and Tommy Lloyd (Arizona). I thought that all four coaches were excellent this year and I really wouldn't have had …

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Al Durham Selected to the Midwest Region All-Tournament Team

Although the season came to an end for this year's Friars on Friday, there was a little bit of good news for one of Providence outgoing players. Al Durham was selected to the All-Tournament Team for the Midwest Region. Remy Martin was selected as the Most Outstanding Player in the Region which makes sense after …

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My Picks for the All-Big East Teams for the 2021-2022 Season

The 2021-2022 college basketball regular season has come to an end and as we look forward to chaos at Madison Square Garden and March Madness, we need to give some Big East players kudos for their play this season. This may have been the hardest season yet to pick which players went on which teams …

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My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2021-2022

The NCAA College Basketball season gets underway tomorrow, so now is as good a time as any to drop in with my pre-season selections for my All-Big East Teams and individual award winners. You can pick apart my selections as you please but I'm just happy that we have College Basketball back in our lives. …

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The “How Is That Guy Still In College” Team for 2021-2022

One of my favorite blogs to write before each college basketball season is that of assembling the “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team.  These are the guys who you could swear have been in college for at least a decade but somehow they’re still contributing to College teams.  Maybe they have tenure or …

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Nate Watson Named To Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Preseason Watch List

Big things are expected, and rightfully so, for Nate Watson, who chose to return to Providence for a 5th year of eligibility. A year after setting careers bests in points (16.9 ppg), rebounds (6.7 rpg), assists (0.7 apg), blocks (1.0 bpg), field goal percentage (60.2%), and minutes (32.3 mpg), Watson is primed to even further …

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My Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2020-2021

We've come to the end of a unusually unique Big East basketball season, with teams, coaches, and players having to continually deal with the uncertainty of schedules and opponents through the year. With some teams and players getting the chance to actually participate in more basketball than others due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, it …

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My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2020-2021

Here are my Pre-Season picks for the Big East last season: 2019-2020 Pre-Season All-Big East Picks.  Here is what the actual team ended up being compared to where my pre-season pick had them. 1st Team Markus Howard (Marquette) - 1st Team Myles Powell (Seton Hall) - 1st Team Paul Reed (DePaul) - 2nd Team Alpha …

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My Picks for the All-Big East Teams for the 2019-2020 Season

Even though this basketball season may have come to abrupt and disappointing end, since the full slate of Big East conference games (minus the conference tournament) was played to completion, I'm more than comfortable to make my personal All-Big East Team selections for the 2019-2020 basketball season. I have put my pre-season prediction for each …

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