Big East Media Day Recap

The Big East Media Day was in full swing today at Madison Square Garden...wait a second, I thought the Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said that their conference will try and play there in the future?  Sorry to break it to ya Jim, but the Big East owns MSG. Ed Cooley took four players with … Continue reading Big East Media Day Recap

Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

After a thrilling Big East Championship between Villanova and Providence in which Villanova prevailed 76-66 in overtime before a sold out Madison Square Garden, the Most Outstanding Player and All-Tournament Team were named. Mikal Brides was given the 2018 Dave Gavitt Trophy for the Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament after an incredible performance against … Continue reading Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright Named to Big East All-Tournament Team

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: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Providence Friars 72 (20-12) Creighton Bluejays 68 (21-11) OT The Friars entered the Quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament in New York's Madison Square Garden with an opportunity to cement themselves a spot in the NCAA tourney with a potential win against a Creighton team that has been listed as a lock for the Big … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Beat Creighton 72-68 in OT in Big East Tournament Quarterfinals

Game Recap: PC Climbs to 21 Wins with 79-74 Win Over St. John’s

Providence Friars 79 (21-11) - St. John's Red Storm 74 (20-12)     In what was essentially a loser goes to the NIT game, Providence was able to hold on down the stretch amiss a valiant comeback attempt by St. John's down the stretch, erasing a 15 point deficit in the waning minutes to make … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Climbs to 21 Wins with 79-74 Win Over St. John’s

Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Providence Friars 65 (23-11) - #14 Creighton Bluejays 58 (26-7)     Some highlights from the game before we get started...     In the words of Ed Cooley, "What bubble?  There's no bubble, we bursted that bubble tonight baby."  And just like that, the Providence College Friars come out of New York City as … Continue reading Get Ready to Dance Friars! The Providence College Friars are Big East Champs!

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Down Washington 77-70 in 2K Classic

Providence Friars 77 (2-1) Washington Huskies 70 (2-1) First off, that picture is fucking awesome.  Kudos to the photographer who took that one. As for the actual game, the final score was a lot closer than I thought it was going to be heading into the matchup.  Of course, the opening line was Providence -7, … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Down Washington 77-70 in 2K Classic

2K Classic Matchups and Schedule Announced for Providence

The matchups and schedule were just announced for the 2K Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project tournament for this upcoming men's basketball season.  The games will take place at Madison Square Garden on Thursday November 16th and Friday November 17th. The 4 teams participating in this year's tournament are Washington, Virginia Tech, Providence, and St. … Continue reading 2K Classic Matchups and Schedule Announced for Providence

Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

I threw together a quick breakdown of Providence's non-conference games for much anticipated 2017-2018 men's basketball season, in order of my excitement for each game.  So without further ado, let's get into it. 11. Friday, December 22nd vs. Sacred Heart Last Year: 13-19 (8-10; 8th Place Northeast) KenPom Rank: 301 RPI Rank: 299 There are … Continue reading Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season