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: The Friars Put Together a Nearly Perfect First Game, Throttle Sacred Heart 106-60

Providence Friars (1-0) 106 Sacred Heart Pioneers (0-1) 60  Now THAT is how you open a college basketball season.  I didn't think that the Friars could play well enough to match my excitement for meaningful college basketball games to be back, but they actually managed to somehow exceed my high anticipation.  We saw a couple … Continue reading Game Recap: The Friars Put Together a Nearly Perfect First Game, Throttle Sacred Heart 106-60

Game Recap: Friars Don’t Show Up Against Arkansas in the First Round of the NIT

(4) Providence Friars (18-16) 72 (5) Arkansas Razorbacks (18-15) 84 What the shit was that? The Friars were given a home game to open up the NIT Tournament against an Arkansas team who was without their best player, Daniel Gafford, a projected mid-to-late first round pick in this year's NBA Draft, who chose to skip … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Don’t Show Up Against Arkansas in the First Round of the NIT

Game Recap: Friars Lose at DePaul Due to Some Atrocious Shooting, 67-55

Providence Friars (13-9) 55 DePaul Blue Demons (12-9) 67 The Friars traveled to Chicago to take on the DePaul Blue Demons for the second time this season and second time in the past three games.  As has gotten way too familiar for the Friars when playing DePaul, the split the season series with the perennial … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Lose at DePaul Due to Some Atrocious Shooting, 67-55

Game Recap: Friars Take Down DePaul 70-67 in AJ Reeves’ Return

Providence Friars (13-7) 70 DePaul Blue Demons (11-8) 67 That makes it two Big East wins in a row, and three wins in their last four games, for the Providence Friars as they kept things rolling against a much improved DePaul team visiting The Dunk.  The Friars got a much needed boost from A.J. Reeves … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Take Down DePaul 70-67 in AJ Reeves’ Return

Game Recap: PC Friars Win Ugly, But Win Nonetheless At Xavier, 64-62

Providence Friars (12-7) 64 Xavier Musketeers (11-9) 62 This game seemed to devolve into a who wanted to lose more than the other team.  Rather than the usual scenario of whichever team has the ball at the end of the game is going to win, this was more in the scenario of whichever team has … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win Ugly, But Win Nonetheless At Xavier, 64-62

Game Recap: Friars Get Their First Big East Win Against Visiting Seton Hall, 72-63

Providence Friars (11-6) 72 Seton Hall Pirates (12-6) 63 Finally some things went right down the stretch for the Friars as they pulled out their first Big East Conference victory of the season against the visiting Seton Hall Pirates.  David Duke led the Friars with a career-high 18 points, helping the Friars break a three-game … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Get Their First Big East Win Against Visiting Seton Hall, 72-63

Game Recap: PC Friars Finally Lose in Double OT to Georgetown After Back-to-Back Game Tying Shots

Providence Friars (10-6) 96 Georgetown Hoyas (12-5) 90 2OT How many times can you lose the same game.  Apparently it's three times.  The Friars should have won in regulation, the first overtime, and since they should have won both of those times, I'll argue that they should have won in the second overtime even though … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Finally Lose in Double OT to Georgetown After Back-to-Back Game Tying Shots

Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Providence Friars 59 (10-5) Villanova Wildcats 65 (11-4) Well that was about the most frustrating game I've seen in a long time.  You got to see just how shitty the Friars can play for the first half, followed immediately by how damn good the team could play for the second half. The Friars went into … Continue reading Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Game Recap: PC Friars Explode in the 2nd Half to Dismantle Albany, 73-43

Providence Friars (9-3) 73 Albany Great Danes (3-9) 43 What a difference a half of basketball can make.  After a legitimate rock fight in the first half that saw the Providence Friars shot 21% from the field and somehow still in a position to take a 3 point lead into halftime 23-20, the Friars came … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Explode in the 2nd Half to Dismantle Albany, 73-43