Ben Bentil Officially Joins Panathinaikos

Shortly after agreeing to extend his contract with Peristeri Vikos Cola for another year, Ben Bentil's contract was bought out by the reigning Greek Cup Champions, Panathinaikos.  Now, it's finally official and Bentil will be joining the "Greens." Bentil will be following his head coach Argyris Pedoulakis from Peristeri to Panathinaikos as the duo will team up … Continue reading Ben Bentil Officially Joins Panathinaikos

Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Providence Friars 75 (21-12) #3 Xavier Musketeers 72 (28-5) OT Wow.  What...A...Game. After finding themselves down 17 points to Xavier, the number 3 team in the country, the Providence Friars stormed back and snatched victory from the reigning Big East Regular Season Champions in their second overtime game in as many days. The Friars finished … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Game Recap: PC Friars Raise Big East Championship Banner, Close Out Late Victory Against Albany 64-60

Providence Friars (1-0) 64 - Albany Great Danes (0-1) 60     The Providence College Friars opened up their season last night at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in downtown Providence with a match up against the Albany Great Danes.  It was the first meeting between the two teams since 1928 when PC beat Albany in a … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Raise Big East Championship Banner, Close Out Late Victory Against Albany 64-60

Game Recap: PC Friars Improve to 2-0 with a Comfortable Win Against Binghamton

Providence Friars (2-0) 66 - Binghamton Bearcats (0-2) 45   Pic from +CoxHub  With the late night tip at 9 PM on a Monday (actual tip wasn't until 9:15), this was a tough game for a lot of the Friar Faithful to make it out to the Dunk for.  I'm not sure how much you can … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Improve to 2-0 with a Comfortable Win Against Binghamton

Game Recap: PC Easily Dismantles Navy and Kris Dunn Looks Even Better Than Advertised

Providence Friars (3-0) 88 - Navy Midshipmen (0-3) 51   Picture from Glenn Osmundson/The Providence Journal This may be the only game the Friars have all season where their fans could sit back, relax, and just enjoy themselves while the Friars clicked on all cylinders on their way to a nice, easy, breezy Covergirl victory. … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Easily Dismantles Navy and Kris Dunn Looks Even Better Than Advertised

Game Recap: PC Shows FSU Why They Should Stick to Football, Wins 80-54

Providence Friars (4-0) 80 - Florida State Seminoles (1-2) 54     This is going to be a quick recap with some notes and thoughts and that's all since I didn't have any time to write this sucker up before the game today. The game was basically a home game for PC with almost the … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Shows FSU Why They Should Stick to Football, Wins 80-54

PC Suffers Their First Loss of the Year Against Number 1 Kentucky

Providence Friars (6-1) 38 - #1 Kentucky Wildcats (7-0) 58   Yes Ed, that's the same exact pose I was stuck in during the game too.   I knew that it was a very high ask for Providence to go into Rupp Arena in Kentucky and come out with a win, but for a while … Continue reading PC Suffers Their First Loss of the Year Against Number 1 Kentucky

Kris Dunn is Returning to PC!

It's been about 2 weeks since Kris Dunn announced that he was not going to enter this year's NBA draft and decided to come back to Providence College for his Junior year.  I had to wait an appropriate amount of time in order to make sure that it wasn't a dream.  I had all but … Continue reading Kris Dunn is Returning to PC!

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

Kris Dunn Selected to the NBA Rising Stars Game

If you thought that it was just Friartown that was aware of Kris Dunn's massive bounce back year with the Chicago Bulls this season, then I guess you were wrong.  Providence College Alum Kris Dunn was selected to play in the...get ready for this 'cause it's a mouthful...2018 Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game. The … Continue reading Kris Dunn Selected to the NBA Rising Stars Game