Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

After a thrilling Big East Championship between Villanova and Providence in which Villanova prevailed 76-66 in overtime before a sold out Madison Square Garden, the Most Outstanding Player and All-Tournament Team were named. Mikal Brides was given the 2018 Dave Gavitt Trophy for the Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament after an incredible performance against … Continue reading Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Providence Friars 66 (21-13) #2 Villanova Wildcats 76 (30-4) OT The Providence Friars once again took a team to Overtime in the Big East Tournament, but this time is was Villanova and unfortunately, the Friars were unable to make it three Overtime victories in a row in their quest to win their 3rd Big East … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

Providence Friars 76 (17-9) #3 Villanova Wildcats 71 (23-3) It's pretty hard to figure out who this Providence team is on a game to game basis.  They get blown out by lowly DePaul at home and then come right back and beat the #3 team in the Nation the very next game.  It's not really … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

My Picks for the All-Big East Men’s Basketball Teams for 2015-2016

With the 3rd Season of the "New" Big East just about in the books, it's time to look back on the season and hand out some awards to the players.  Before we get into the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Teams, let's get the main awards out of the way.   Player of the Year: Josh … Continue reading My Picks for the All-Big East Men’s Basketball Teams for 2015-2016

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall at #1 Villanova, 89-69

Providence Friars 69 (14-7) #1 Villanova Wildcats 89 (19-1) If you're going to beat the #1 team and the country AND beat them at their place, you have to play a pretty perfect game.  After starting out hot and having a lead for the beginning of the game, foul trouble to Kyron Cartwright stalled things … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall at #1 Villanova, 89-69

Big East Coaches Poll and Team Selections

The Pre-Season Coaches Poll was released for Big East Men's Basketball and the Friars are checking in at fourth in the conference.  The top-4 teams seem to be set in any poll I've come across as Villanova, Seton Hall, Xavier, and Providence, but the rest of the conference looks to be up in the air. … Continue reading Big East Coaches Poll and Team Selections

Kyron Cartwright Ranked 6th Amongst College Basketball Point Guards by CBS Sports

CBS Sports recently came out with the list of the Top 9 Point Guards for this upcoming Men's College Basketball season and Providence Friars point guard Kyron Cartwright came in ranked 6th. Describing Cartwright as both "the glue and the engine" for the Friars could not be more on point as a description for the … Continue reading Kyron Cartwright Ranked 6th Amongst College Basketball Point Guards by CBS Sports

College Basketball All-Hate Team 2016-2017

College Basketball All-Hate Team '16-'17 I think we've made it far enough along in the season for me to put together my All-Hate Team for this year's College Basketball Season.  The non-conference schedule for teams is through and the warm, fuzzy feelings from Christmas have passed, so it's time to get some good old fashioned … Continue reading College Basketball All-Hate Team 2016-2017

My Pre-Season Big East Team Picks

It still may be a little too far away to be doing my Pre-Season Big East Men's Basketball Awards for the 2017-2018 basketball season but fuck it, I was both bored and had nothing else to write about.  Anyway, I've been thinking about who was going to make the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd teams this … Continue reading My Pre-Season Big East Team Picks

Game Recap: #4 Villanova Escapes PC with a Late Win, 66-57

Providence Friars (14-10) 57 #4 Villanova Wildcats (21-2) 66 The Providence Friars dropped a close one at home against #4 Villanova after clawing their way back from a 13-point first half deficit to get within 2-points in the final minutes, but ultimately coming up short at The Dunk. Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart led a balanced scoring attack for the … Continue reading Game Recap: #4 Villanova Escapes PC with a Late Win, 66-57