College Basketball All-Hate Team 2019-2020

2016-2017 Team 2017-2018 Team For the 2018-2019 Team, I was never able to get around to finishing it last year but here is what last year's team was going to be when all was said and done. Coach - Mike Krzyzewski (Duke) Ignas Brazdeikis (Michigan) Matt McQuaid (Michigan State) Fatts Russell (Rhode Island) Rashaan Holloway … Continue reading College Basketball All-Hate Team 2019-2020

Game Recap: Friars Make it Four in a Row with an Overtime Win at Marquette

Providence Friars (10-6) 81 Marquette Golden Eagles (11-4) 80 OT Long live the retro away jerseys! The Friars won their second straight road game and are currently on a four game winning streak.  After being left for dead by many (not me) after some very questionable losses to being their non-conference schedule, Providence suddenly seems … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Make it Four in a Row with an Overtime Win at Marquette

My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2019-2020

Here are my Pre-Season picks for the Big East last season: 2018-2019 Pre-Season Big East Team picks.  Here is what the actual team ended up being compared to where my pre-season pick had them. 1st Team Markus Howard (Marquette) - 1st Team (Player of the Year) Jessie Govan (Georgtown) - 2nd Team Shamorie Ponds (St. John's) … Continue reading My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2019-2020

My Picks for the All-Big East Men’s Basketball Teams for 2018-2019

With the NCAA Tournament now in full swing today, I think it's a bit overdue to name my All-Big East Teams for the 2018-2019 Men's Basketball season.  Before we get into the individual teams, let's get the main awards out of the way shall we? Big East Player of the Year - Markus Howard (Marquette) … Continue reading My Picks for the All-Big East Men’s Basketball Teams for 2018-2019

Game Recap: Friars Can’t Hang With #11 Marquette in the 2nd Half, Lose 76-58

Providence Friars (15-13) 58 #11 Marquette Golden Eagles (23-4) 76 Believe it or not, this was a 7 point game with under 15 minutes left in the second half.  Then it wasn't...it definitely wasn't.  The funny thing is, well maybe not funny, the Friars have been able to hold Markus Howard in check when they've … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Can’t Hang With #11 Marquette in the 2nd Half, Lose 76-58

Game Recap: Friars Come Up Short Down the Stretch, Losing at Marquette 79-68

Providence Friars (11-7) 68 #15 Marquette Golden Eagles (16-3) 79 The Friars traveled to Marquette after finally notching their first win in Conference playa against Seton Hall to take on the #15 ranked Golden Eagles.  Providence led by as many as 9 in the first half but weren't able to distance themselves enough early on … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Come Up Short Down the Stretch, Losing at Marquette 79-68

My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2018-2019

Here are my Pre-Season Pick for the Big East last season: 2017-2018 Pre-Season Big East Team picks.  Here is what the actual team ended up being compared to where my pre-season pick had them. 1st Team Kelan Martin (Butler) - 2nd Team Marcus Foster (Creighton) - 1st Team Shamorie Ponds (St. John's) - 2nd Team … Continue reading My Pre-Season Big East Men’s Basketball Awards for 2018-2019

Game Recap: PC Friars Win at Marquette for the 2nd Year in a Row, 77-75

Providence Friars 77 (15-8) Marquette Golden Eagles 75 (13-10) Whenever Providence and Marquette square off against each other, the games seem to become instant classics.  Whether its the game from earlier this year where Marquette guard Markus Howard dropped 52 at Providence en route to an overtime win or last year's first ever win for … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win at Marquette for the 2nd Year in a Row, 77-75

Game Recap: Markus Howard Drops 52 to Squeak by PC Friars in OT at Home

Providence Friars 90 (10-6) Marquette Golden Eagles 95 (11-4) With leading scorer Rodney Bullock unexpectedly sidelined with an illness, Kyron Cartwright coming off a game in which he re-aggravated an ankle injury, and still without Maliek White, the Friars were given a tall order of beating a visiting hungry Marquette squad at the Dunkin' Donuts … Continue reading Game Recap: Markus Howard Drops 52 to Squeak by PC Friars in OT at Home

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