Corey Floyd Jr. Commits to PC and Takes His Rightful Place in Friartown

UConn transfer Corey Floyd Jr. has officially returned to his rightful home in Providence. Floyd, a 6'4'' shooting guard, was originally part of the Huskies 2022 class but reclassified to move up to Storrs for 2021 and redshirted this past season. Floyd was a Top-100 recruit out of Roselle Catholic in New Jersey and will …

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Ed Cooley Wins the Award for Naismith Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year

Coach Ed Cooley was selected as the Men's Naismith Coach of the Year for the 2021-2022 college basketball season. Cooley was chosen over the other three coaching finalists, Mark Adams (Texas Tech), Greg Gard (Wisconsin), and Tommy Lloyd (Arizona). I thought that all four coaches were excellent this year and I really wouldn't have had …

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Ed Croswell Returning to Providence for his Final Year of Eligibility

In an announcement that Friartown was probably expecting due to Coach Cooley's apparent slip of the tongue during a post-game interview following the Friars loss to Kansas, Ed Croswell will officially be returning to Providence College for his finish out his final year of eligibility. Check out the 35 second mark on of the interview …

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Friars Battle All the Way Back but Come Up Short Against Kansas, 66-61

#4 Providence Friars 61 (27-6) #1 Kansas Jayhawks 66 (31-6) In their first trip to the Sweet Sixteen in 25 years, the Providence Friars came up just short against the last remaining number 1 seed left in the NCAA Tournament, the Kansas Jayhawks. The Friars couldn't buy a bucket in the first half, shooting 1/13 …

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#4 Seeded Friars Face #12 Seed Richmond in the 2nd Round at 6:10 PM on TNT

#4 Providence Friars (26-5) #12 Richmond Spiders (24-12) Saturday March 17th – Happy St. Patrick’s Day PARADES for ‘Lucky’ Friartown 6:10 PM – Oddly specific time, but I'll take it Buffalo, NY (KeyBank Center) TNT – Oh, now we're big time Yes, I would rather face Richmond than Iowa, but no, I don't think this year's Friars team …

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The Providence Friars Win The Big East for the First Time Ever, Smashing Creighton 72-51

#11 Providence Friars 72 (24-3) Creighton Bluejays 51 (19-9) It was going to be hard for Creighton to go on the road to beat Providence without stud Freshman point guard Ryan Nemhard anyway, but do try and do so on Senior Night at The Dunk with the Friars first ever Big East regular season championship …

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Game Recap: Friars Beat Xavier in Triple Overtime in a Game that had Everything

#11 Providence Friars 99 (23-3) Xavier Musketeers 92 (17-10) In a game that seemingly had everything imaginable happen during the course of three overtimes, the Providence Friars once again showed their innate ability to close games out, no matter the circumstances. I feel like I'm going to sound like Bill Hader's character Stefon from SNL, …

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Game Recap: Friars Claw Back from 19 Down to Beat Butler in OT, 71-70

#8 Providence Friars 71 (22-3) Butler Bulldogs 70 (13-15) Playing without its late-game closer Al Durham, the Providence Friars got off to a rocky start, beginning the game shooting just 4/24 from the field and allowing open looks on seemingly every defensive possession. The team fell behind by as much as 19 to a Butler …

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Game Recap: Jared Bynum’s Late Three Gives #17 Providence the Win Over #21 Xavier

#17 Providence Friars 65 (17-2) #21 Xavier Musketeers 62 (14-5) No A.J. Reeves for the 5th straight game. No points from leading scorer Nate Watson who was the focal point of the Xavier defense and hindered by constant foul trouble. No respect from the media who can't fathom how Providence can actually be really good …

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Game Recap: Horchler’s Double-Double and Reeves’ Near Triple-Double Carry the Friars Over Central 68-53

Providence Friars 68 (10-1) Central Connecticut State Blue Devils 53 (2-8) After a dominate first half that saw the Friars take a 19-point lead into the locker room, a floundering last 10 minutes of play from Providence couldn't get the visiting Blue Devils of Central Connecticut close enough to make any one truly nervous of …

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