Game Recap: PC Friars Shoot Like Crap, Fall at Butler 69-54

Providence Friars 54 (17-10) Butler Bulldogs 69 (18-10) Recently, whenever the Friars have played Butler, I get a look at Kelan Martin's stats coming into the game and his play never seems to match the stats.  I did some digging into his numbers against the Friars before the game and came up with this: Kelan … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Shoot Like Crap, Fall at Butler 69-54

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: Friars Keep Things Rolling, Beating Butler 70-60 to Make it Three In a Row

Providence Friars 70 (13-6) Butler Bulldogs 60 (13-7) After trailing by 4 points going into the half, the Providence College Friars turned up the intensity in the second frame to put away the Butler Bulldogs in a hard-fought game at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The Friars received balanced contributions from all of their starters with … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Keep Things Rolling, Beating Butler 70-60 to Make it Three In a Row

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

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: PC Knocks Off #21 Butler at Home 71-65

Providence Friars (15-11) 71 #21 Butler Bulldogs (19-6) 65 Just what the doctor ordered. Not since the Friars beat a ranked URI team at home have the Friars come through against a ranked opponent this year.  They had lost 6 of their 7 games against ranked opponents this year (UVA, Creighton, Butler, Nova 2x, & Xavier) and were in desperate … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Knocks Off #21 Butler at Home 71-65

Game Recap: PC Friars Lose Third in a Row on the Road to #13 Butler, 78-61

Providence Friars (10-5) 61 #13 Butler Bulldogs (12-2) 78 The Friars lost their third straight game on the road to the Butler Bulldogs and stayed winless so far in the Big East Conference.  For the second straight game, the Friars were out of it about halfway through the first half.  The Bulldogs pulled ahead early in the game and never … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Lose Third in a Row on the Road to #13 Butler, 78-61

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

PC Friars vs. Butler Bulldogs Big East Tournament Halftime Notes

HALFTIME NOTES:   Providence College Friars (22-9) 32 Butler Bulldogs (21-9) 30 Providence and Butler are meeting for the third time this year in the second round of the 4th 'New' Big East Tournament at MSG.  The Friars are taking the lead into the half. Halftime Notes: Kris Dunn looks LOCKED IN today.  Dunn is being uber aggressive in … Continue reading PC Friars vs. Butler Bulldogs Big East Tournament Halftime Notes

Game Recap: #16 PC Takes Down #18 Butler 71-68: Kyron Cartwright Starts It, Ben Bentil Maintains It, Kris Dunn Finishes It

#16 Providence College Friars (16-3) 71   #18 Butler Bulldogs (13-5) 68   As was the case last year, the bank was open for Kris Dunn against Butler once again.  The Providence superstar connected with a timely bank shot to seal the game against the Bulldogs, that was very reminiscent of the same shot last year.  Although the New London … Continue reading Game Recap: #16 PC Takes Down #18 Butler 71-68: Kyron Cartwright Starts It, Ben Bentil Maintains It, Kris Dunn Finishes It