Jimmy Nichols Jr. Commits to VCU

After three years with the Providence Friars, Jimmy Nichols Jr. announced that he will be transferring to VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University) to continue his education and collegiate basketball career in 2021. https://twitter.com/jimmynicholsjr5/status/1382744472149180422 Nichols spent three years with the Friars, navigating his way through a plethora of injuries along the way. Every time that it looks … Continue reading Jimmy Nichols Jr. Commits to VCU

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

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

LaSalle Transfer Ed Croswell Immediately Eligible After Receiving Waiver

In an unexpected turn of events, it looks like LaSalle transfer Ed Croswell will be suiting up for the Providence Friars for the 2020-2021 college basketball season after receiving an NCAA waiver for the upcoming year. It was long speculated that Croswell would sit out one season, work on his game, and then fill the … Continue reading LaSalle Transfer Ed Croswell Immediately Eligible After Receiving Waiver

Game Recap: PC Friars Bounce Back from First Loss to Thump St. Peter’s 68-47

Providence Friars (3-1) 68 Saint Peter's Peacocks (0-2) 47  Even without A.J. Reeves (back), Greg Gantt (personal reasons), and Nate Watson (still), the Friars were able to handily beat the visiting St. Peter's Peacocks at The Dunk over the weekend.  First off, who knew that St. Peter's was the Peacocks? Anyway, the first half was … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Bounce Back from First Loss to Thump St. Peter’s 68-47

Game Recap: Missed Layups and Threes Sink the Friars on the Road at Northwestern 72-63

Providence Friars (2-1) 63 Northwestern Wildcats (1-1) 72 Northwestern was coming off a loss to first year Division I team Merrimack and the Friars were coming off two blowout victories over Sacred Heart and NJIT, so you think that the Friars would be able to go into Chicago and beat the Northwestern Wildcats on the … Continue reading Game Recap: Missed Layups and Threes Sink the Friars on the Road at Northwestern 72-63

Game Recap: David Duke Officially Begins His Emergence as the Friars Beat NJIT 76-47

Providence Friars (2-0) 76 NJIT Highlanders (0-2) 47 David Duke Jr. was everything the Friars needed at the exact time that they needed it during their 76-47 win over a visiting NJIT Highlanders team.  Duke scored a career-high 21 points, displaying all facets of his game during stretches where Providence needed a bucket, needed a … Continue reading Game Recap: David Duke Officially Begins His Emergence as the Friars Beat NJIT 76-47