Game Recap: Providence Gets Smoked by Alabama 88-71 in the 5th Place Game of the Maui Invitational

Providence College (2-2) 71 Alabama Crimson Tide (3-1) 88 Despite starting fast with quick 8-0 lead, Alabama responded with a 9-0 run of their own and never trailed again in the game after that. Although the Friars were able to make a couple of spirited mini-runs in the 2nd half, the Crimson Tide were never … Continue reading Game Recap: Providence Gets Smoked by Alabama 88-71 in the 5th Place Game of the Maui Invitational

Game Recap: Friars Hang on to Defeat Davidson 63-62

Providence Friars 63 (2-1) Davidson Wildcats 62 (1-2) Photo via Friars.com Just 12 minutes into the first half, the Friars had a 19-point cushion, leading Davidson 27-8 behind a blend of a pestering defensive performance that forced 7 turnovers up to that point and a cohesive and efficient offense that was running straight through the … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Hang on to Defeat Davidson 63-62

Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58

Providence Friars 58 (1-1) Indiana Hoosiers 79 (2-0) Photo via IndianaHQ Even though the Maui Invitational is taking place in Asheville, North Carolina this year, the hopes for a successful tournament were just as high for the Friars and Friartown as if it was in tropical Hawaii. The Friars never really seemed to get things … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Drop Maui Invitational Opener to Indiana, 79-58

Game Notes for the Maui Invitational First Round Matchup vs. Indiana

I was actually planning on making a family vacation out of Providence's inclusion in the Maui Invitational this year but COVID has some other ideas unfortunately. Both teams started the season receiving votes to be in the Top-25 but neither has made their way in yet. The winner of the matchup should most likely find … Continue reading Game Notes for the Maui Invitational First Round Matchup vs. Indiana