Game Recap: Friars Upset in Home Game Against Penn 81-75

Providence Friars (4-2) 75 Pennsylvania Quakers (3-2) 81 There have been some maddening games that the Friars have lost over the past couple of season (hello DePaul) that they probably should have won, but this one has to be one of the more frustrating defeats in recent memory.  After losing to Northwestern, a game in … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Upset in Home Game Against Penn 81-75

Game Recap: After a Slow Start, Friars Get it Together to Steamroll Merrimack 93-56

Providence Friars (4-1) 93 Merrimack Warriors (3-3) 56 The Providence Friars and Friartown were more than happy to welcome back Big Dog Nate Watson to the court en route to an eventual blowout of first year Division I basketball team Merrimack.  Watson was definitely on a minutes count for his first action of the season, … Continue reading Game Recap: After a Slow Start, Friars Get it Together to Steamroll Merrimack 93-56

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: Missed Layups and Threes Sink the Friars on the Road at Northwestern 72-63

Providence Friars (2-1) 63 Northwestern Wildcats (1-1) 72 Northwestern was coming off a loss to first year Division I team Merrimack and the Friars were coming off two blowout victories over Sacred Heart and NJIT, so you think that the Friars would be able to go into Chicago and beat the Northwestern Wildcats on the … Continue reading Game Recap: Missed Layups and Threes Sink the Friars on the Road at Northwestern 72-63

Game Recap: David Duke Officially Begins His Emergence as the Friars Beat NJIT 76-47

Providence Friars (2-0) 76 NJIT Highlanders (0-2) 47 David Duke Jr. was everything the Friars needed at the exact time that they needed it during their 76-47 win over a visiting NJIT Highlanders team.  Duke scored a career-high 21 points, displaying all facets of his game during stretches where Providence needed a bucket, needed a … Continue reading Game Recap: David Duke Officially Begins His Emergence as the Friars Beat NJIT 76-47

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

Saint Joseph’s Transfer Jared Bynum Commits to the Providence Friars

Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars just nabbed their second commitment from the transfer portal in as many days, and third of the off-season (I guess it would be called an off-season, right?).  Saint Joseph's Freshman guard Jared Bynum announced on his Instagram and Twitter that he will be heading to Providence, sitting for one … Continue reading Saint Joseph’s Transfer Jared Bynum Commits to the Providence Friars

UMass Guard Luwane Pipkins Will Be Transferring to Providence

Almost immediately following Drew Edwards announcement that he will play out his last year of eligibility away from Providence next year, UMass guard Luwane Pipkins let everyone know that he will be making his way to Friartown to finish out his collegiate career. I just want to say thanks to all the coaches that contacted … Continue reading UMass Guard Luwane Pipkins Will Be Transferring to Providence

Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Providence Friars (7-3) 78 UMass Minutemen (6-4) 79 I was unable to watch the game live because I was at my wife's Holiday party, so I only caught the end of the first half on my phone and then got the alert for the final score, so you can imagine my surprise when they 79-78 … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Rodney Bullock Named to the USBWA All-District 1 Team

For the second straight year, Rodney Bullock was selected to the USBWA All-District 1 Team.  The USBWA All-District Teams are broken out by colleges that fall into each particular regional district.  District 1 consists of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Mass, and Connecticut.  There were 10 players selected to this district’s team. Here is the … Continue reading Rodney Bullock Named to the USBWA All-District 1 Team