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 PC Friars Fall Short Against an Impressive Michigan Team 66-47

Providence Friars (3-2) 47 #18 Michigan Wolverines (5-0) 66 Well, shit.  Michigan is a really freaking good team.  They have depth, experience, and are really, really, good defensively.  Michigan was able to hold the Friars to just 47 points on 28.1% shooting and a paltry 11.1% from three.  They also out-rebounded Providence and forced more … Continue reading Game Recap: The PC Friars Fall Short Against an Impressive Michigan Team 66-47

Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Providence Friars (3-1) 76 South Carolina Gamecocks (2-2) 67 In the first game of the semifinals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off, the Providence Friars were able to show some great resilience and come back from an 8-point halftime deficit to defeat South Carolina at Mohegan Sun. With a 10-0 run at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Game Recap: PC Friars Come Up Just Short Against Wichita State 83-80

Wichita State Shockers (1-1) 83 Providence Friars (1-1) 80 The Providence Friars traveled down to Annapolis to take on the Wichita State Shockers in the Veteran's Classic double-header (followed by Navy vs. Maryland) at Navy's Alumni Hall.  The Friars came up short against the shockers in a back-and-forth game, ultimately losing 83-80. Wichita State's Markis … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Come Up Just Short Against Wichita State 83-80

Game Recap: Providence Friars Open Up the Season with a 77-67 Win Over Siena

Providence Friars (1-0) 77 Siena Saints (0-1) 67 A.J. Reeves, Welcome to Friartown. A.J. Reeves made an emphatic arrival to the Providence Friars by dropping a team-high 29 points for PC as they opened their season at The Dunk against the visiting Siena Saints.  The Friars gained control of the game with a run at … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Friars Open Up the Season with a 77-67 Win Over Siena

The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2018-2019

One of my favorite blogs to write before the season is assembling of the "How Is That Guy Still in College" Team.  Some of these guys feel like they were in college the same time I was and are probably older than some of their coaches already, but are somehow still contributing on their College … Continue reading The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2018-2019

Big East Media Day Recap

The Big East Media Day was in full swing today at Madison Square Garden...wait a second, I thought the Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said that their conference will try and play there in the future?  Sorry to break it to ya Jim, but the Big East owns MSG. Ed Cooley took four players with … Continue reading Big East Media Day Recap

5 Takeaways From the Friars Italy Trip

1. David Duke can fucking fly David Duke (@Duuukkeee) with the impressive slam in game one of Providence's four game Italy trip. #PCBB Via @PCFriarsmbb pic.twitter.com/mVEgOL2QJv — Chris Grenham (@chrisgrenham) August 16, 2018 David Duke Jr. with the steal. David Duke Jr. with the SLAM! 😳#GoFriars🇮🇹 @CBBonFOX pic.twitter.com/WnGNeIGeP2 — PC Men's Basketball (@PCFriarsmbb) August 18, … Continue reading 5 Takeaways From the Friars Italy Trip

Game Recap: Friars Keep Things Rolling, Beating Butler 70-60 to Make it Three In a Row

Providence Friars 70 (13-6) Butler Bulldogs 60 (13-7) After trailing by 4 points going into the half, the Providence College Friars turned up the intensity in the second frame to put away the Butler Bulldogs in a hard-fought game at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The Friars received balanced contributions from all of their starters with … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Keep Things Rolling, Beating Butler 70-60 to Make it Three In a Row