Game Recap: Friars Fail to Pull Off the Win in Overtime at Creighton, 76-70

Providence Friars (16-14) 70 OT Creighton Bluejays (17-13) 76 OT The Friars came about as close as you could get in trying to pull off the win in Creighton, losing in overtime by six.  This was Providence's second straight game that went to overtime after they beat Butler in extra time in the last game.  … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Fail to Pull Off the Win in Overtime at Creighton, 76-70

Game Recap: Death By Threes, Friars Lose to Creighton 79-68 to Open Big East Play

Providence Friars 68 (10-4) Creighton Bluejays 79 (10-4) Death by threes really is the most reasonable way to describe how this game went.  Following a back-and-forth game for about the first 3/4 of the contest, Creighton displayed their biggest strength by connecting on 7 threes over the next 7 minutes.  At one point, hitting 5 … Continue reading Game Recap: Death By Threes, Friars Lose to Creighton 79-68 to Open Big East Play

Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Providence Friars 72 (20-12) Creighton Bluejays 68 (21-11) OT The Friars entered the Quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament in New York's Madison Square Garden with an opportunity to cement themselves a spot in the NCAA tourney with a potential win against a Creighton team that has been listed as a lock for the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Game Recap: PC with a HUGE win over #20 Creighton in Providence

Providence Friars 81 (13-5) - #20 Creighton Bluejays 68 (15-3) I don't have a ton to say about this game since I wasn't able to watch it because I was at the atrociousness that was the UConn/Louisville game.  BUT, I will say that this is a GIGANTIC win for the Friars. Providence finally has a … Continue reading Game Recap: PC with a HUGE win over #20 Creighton in Providence

Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Providence Friars 65 (23-11) - #14 Creighton Bluejays 58 (26-7)     Some highlights from the game before we get started...     In the words of Ed Cooley, "What bubble?  There's no bubble, we bursted that bubble tonight baby."  And just like that, the Providence College Friars come out of New York City as … Continue reading Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Game Recap: PC Friars Avenge Early Season Loss to Creighton, Win 85-71

Providence Friars 85 (14-6) Creighton Bluejays 71 (15-5) The Friars won their fourth game in a row and avenged an early season loss to Creighton by handily beating the Bluejays at the Dunkin' Donuts Center with a strong second half.  Creighton was beating the Friars early in the 2nd half until Alpha Diallo decided that … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Avenge Early Season Loss to Creighton, Win 85-71

Game Recap: PC Friars Get Run Off the Floor at Creighton 83-64

Providence Friars 64 #25 Creighton Bluejays 83 Well that was certainly a downer of a game after a magnificent team performance at St. John's.  The game was basically a polar opposite in terms of shooting for the Friars.  After making 16 three-pointers against St. John's the Friars missed 9 of their first 10 three point … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Get Run Off the Floor at Creighton 83-64

Friars Men’s Basketball Big East Conference Schedule Released

The 2017-2018 Big East Men's Basketball schedule was released today and for the 2nd year in a row, the Friars start with back-to-back games on the road.  The Friars start the season off against St. John's in a game that will be played at Carnesseca Arena and not at MSG, which sucks.  If the game … Continue reading Friars Men’s Basketball Big East Conference Schedule Released

ESPN Lists Providence College as Best College Basketball Job in Rhode Island

Rhode Island: Providence Friars Ed Cooley ($2 million) coaches in the Big East, arguably the nation's pound-for-pound conference king, and his opponents hate to play his squad at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. He makes nearly $1 million more per year than Rhode Island's Danny Hurley. Other Division I schools in Rhode Island (3): Brown, Bryant, and … Continue reading ESPN Lists Providence College as Best College Basketball Job in Rhode Island

Game Recap: PC Friars Drop a Sloppy Game to Creighton in the BE Tourney 70-58

Providence Friars (20-12) 58 Creighton Bluejays (24-8) 70 Ed Cooley summed up the game perfectly in the post-game conference, "We just didn't play well.  We picked a bad time to play our worst game in probably 5 or 6 weeks." After finishing the Big East regular season with 6 straight wins and seemingly gelling and peaking at the most … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Drop a Sloppy Game to Creighton in the BE Tourney 70-58