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 Lose at DePaul Due to Some Atrocious Shooting, 67-55

Providence Friars (13-9) 55 DePaul Blue Demons (12-9) 67 The Friars traveled to Chicago to take on the DePaul Blue Demons for the second time this season and second time in the past three games.  As has gotten way too familiar for the Friars when playing DePaul, the split the season series with the perennial … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Lose at DePaul Due to Some Atrocious Shooting, 67-55

Game Recap: Friars Falter Down the Stretch, Losing at Seton Hall 65-63

Providence Friars (13-8) 63 Seton Hall Pirates (13-8) 65 Providence lost a very winnable game to Seton Hall that was incredibly important for each team.  The Big East has been separated into two tiers so far this season.  The first tier being Villanova and Marquette, and the second tier being everyone else.  This was an … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Falter Down the Stretch, Losing at Seton Hall 65-63

Game Recap: Friars Take Down DePaul 70-67 in AJ Reeves’ Return

Providence Friars (13-7) 70 DePaul Blue Demons (11-8) 67 That makes it two Big East wins in a row, and three wins in their last four games, for the Providence Friars as they kept things rolling against a much improved DePaul team visiting The Dunk.  The Friars got a much needed boost from A.J. Reeves … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Take Down DePaul 70-67 in AJ Reeves’ Return

Game Recap: PC Friars Win Ugly, But Win Nonetheless At Xavier, 64-62

Providence Friars (12-7) 64 Xavier Musketeers (11-9) 62 This game seemed to devolve into a who wanted to lose more than the other team.  Rather than the usual scenario of whichever team has the ball at the end of the game is going to win, this was more in the scenario of whichever team has … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win Ugly, But Win Nonetheless At Xavier, 64-62

Game Recap: Friars Come Up Short Down the Stretch, Losing at Marquette 79-68

Providence Friars (11-7) 68 #15 Marquette Golden Eagles (16-3) 79 The Friars traveled to Marquette after finally notching their first win in Conference playa against Seton Hall to take on the #15 ranked Golden Eagles.  Providence led by as many as 9 in the first half but weren't able to distance themselves enough early on … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Come Up Short Down the Stretch, Losing at Marquette 79-68

Game Recap: Friars Get Their First Big East Win Against Visiting Seton Hall, 72-63

Providence Friars (11-6) 72 Seton Hall Pirates (12-6) 63 Finally some things went right down the stretch for the Friars as they pulled out their first Big East Conference victory of the season against the visiting Seton Hall Pirates.  David Duke led the Friars with a career-high 18 points, helping the Friars break a three-game … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Get Their First Big East Win Against Visiting Seton Hall, 72-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Finally Lose in Double OT to Georgetown After Back-to-Back Game Tying Shots

Providence Friars (10-6) 96 Georgetown Hoyas (12-5) 90 2OT How many times can you lose the same game.  Apparently it's three times.  The Friars should have won in regulation, the first overtime, and since they should have won both of those times, I'll argue that they should have won in the second overtime even though … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Finally Lose in Double OT to Georgetown After Back-to-Back Game Tying Shots

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: Providence Gets Their Big OOC Win at Texas, 71-65

Providence Friars (10-3) 71 Texas Longhorns (7-4) 65 Finally the Providence Friars have a much-needed road out-of-conference win against a quality team.  The Friars led for the majority of the game but things got close down the stretch that needed the Friars to make big plays in order to take this one in Austin. Alpha … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Gets Their Big OOC Win at Texas, 71-65