Game Recap: PC Friars Win First NCAA Game Since 1997 on Bullock Late Bucket

#9 Providence College Friars 70 #8 USC Trojans 69 Well, it was certainly worth it to stay up all night for this Providence.  It was pretty much the exact opposite outcome of having to labor through the Dayton game last year.  With just 1.3 seconds left in the game, Rodney Bullock was able to slip through a … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win First NCAA Game Since 1997 on Bullock Late Bucket

Game Recap: PC Friars Put Away Butler Behind a Monster 38-Point Effort from Ben Bentil

Providence College Friars (23-9) 74 Butler Bulldogs (21-10) 60 They say it's hard to beat a team three times in one season...but what if it wasn't?  After a very shaky end to the first half that saw Butler close out the first frame on a 10-0 and cut the Friars lead to 2, the Bulldogs came out and quickly … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Put Away Butler Behind a Monster 38-Point Effort from Ben Bentil

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Care of St. John’s and Grab the 4 Seed in the Big East Tournament

Providence College Friars (22-9) 90 St. John's Red Storm (8-23) 76 The Providence College Friars all but assured themselves of their third straight NCAA tournament appearance by taking care of business and beating up on the Big East cellar dweller St. John's Red Storm at Madison Square Garden.   The Friars got an appetizer under the bright lights of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Care of St. John’s and Grab the 4 Seed in the Big East Tournament

Game Recap: PC Friars Drop Another One to Seton Hall, Have Now Lost 6 of the Last 8 Games

Seton Hall Pirates (20-7) 70  Providence College Friars (19-9) 52 SHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT. That certainly was unpleasant to watch.   Seton Hall bullied the Friars around the entire game, everyone except for Ben Bentil that is. Unfortunately, Ben got ejected from the game on a Flagrant 2 call when he came across Desi Rodriguez's face on a drive to the hoop … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Drop Another One to Seton Hall, Have Now Lost 6 of the Last 8 Games

Game Recap: #8 Xavier Sweeps the Season Series Against #23 PC Friars with a Strong First Half

#8 Xavier Musketeers (23-3) 85  #23 Providence College Friars (19-8) 74 I figured that I should have a picture of the referees at the beginning because the game is all about them, right?  Or is that just what they want you to think? How does Jamie Luckie still have a job working college basketball games?  He's atrocious.  It's not even … Continue reading Game Recap: #8 Xavier Sweeps the Season Series Against #23 PC Friars with a Strong First Half

Game Recap: #20 PC Friars Drop Their Third Straight Game at Marquette in Double OT

Marquette Golden Eagles (16-9) 96  #20 Providence College Friars (18-7) 91 2OT Ben Bentil did all he physically do to try and stop the recent losing streak that the Providence Friars are currently on but couldn't quite drag them across the finish line as PC fell to Marquette in double-overtime dog fight on the road. Providence is free-falling down the … Continue reading Game Recap: #20 PC Friars Drop Their Third Straight Game at Marquette in Double OT

Game Recap: The #11 Friars Drop A Stunner to DePaul as Bentil Gets Injured

DePaul Blue Demons (8-14) 77  #11 Providence College Friars (18-5) 70   Well, I guess we can just call this one the Murphy's Law game (everything that can go wrong, will go wrong).  Actually, over the past 2 years, there have been three such games that the Friars have found themselves in that would qualify for this.  Last year, … Continue reading Game Recap: The #11 Friars Drop A Stunner to DePaul as Bentil Gets Injured

Game Recap: #10 PC Friars Take Down Georgetown on the Road Behind Dunn & Bentil’s 26 pts Each

#10 Providence College Friars (18-4) 73  Georgetown Hoyas (13-9) 69   I just want it in the records that the Providence Friars Men's Basketball Team is 1-0 in game I have attended this year.  Great, just so we have that straight and on the record.   The two-headed monster of Kris Dunn and Ben Bentil (better known as "Ben … Continue reading Game Recap: #10 PC Friars Take Down Georgetown on the Road Behind Dunn & Bentil’s 26 pts Each

Game Recap: #7 Xavier Rolls Past #10 PC Friars in a Matchup of Top Ten Teams

#10 Providence College Friars (17-4) 68 #7 Xavier Musketeers (18-2) 75   For the first time in the history of the Dunkin' Donuts Center, Tuesday night featured the first ever matchup between two top ten ranked teams (since 1972-1973).  The game was very up and down for the Friars and Xavier was able to notch their first road win over … Continue reading Game Recap: #7 Xavier Rolls Past #10 PC Friars in a Matchup of Top Ten Teams

Game Recap: #16 PC Friars Take Down 2nd Straight Ranked Team #4 Nova 82-76 in Overtime

#16 Providence College Friars (17-3) 82 #4 Villanova Wildcats (17-3) 76 OT We had to wait an extra day to see the game between the fourth ranked Villanova Wildcats and the sixteenth ranked Providence Friars because of Snow Storm Jonas, but we were  rewarded heavily for our patience. The game took an overtime period to be decided but gave us … Continue reading Game Recap: #16 PC Friars Take Down 2nd Straight Ranked Team #4 Nova 82-76 in Overtime