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: Duke and Watson Lead the Friars in a Road Win Over TCU 79-70

Providence Friars 79 (4-2) TCU Horned Frogs 70 (4-2) David Duke matched his previous game scoring output, dropping 28 points for the second straight time to lift the Friars on the road over the TCU Horned Frogs in their Big East-Big 12 matchup. Nate Watson was Duke's counterpart in the winning effort for Providence, scoring … Continue reading Game Recap: Duke and Watson Lead the Friars in a Road Win Over TCU 79-70

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

Luke Fonts Commits to Providence College as a Preferred Walk-On

It looks like the Fonts legacy will continue at Providence College with Luke Fonts committing to the Providence Friars as a Preferred Walk On (PWO). Luke's older brother Drew Fonts is a Senior guard with the Friars and has set the foundation for Luke to slide right into his slot on the roster once he … Continue reading Luke Fonts Commits to Providence College as a Preferred Walk-On

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 Notes for the Maui Invitational First Round Matchup vs. Indiana

I was actually planning on making a family vacation out of Providence's inclusion in the Maui Invitational this year but COVID has some other ideas unfortunately. Both teams started the season receiving votes to be in the Top-25 but neither has made their way in yet. The winner of the matchup should most likely find … Continue reading Game Notes for the Maui Invitational First Round Matchup vs. Indiana

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