Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Providence Friars (3-1) 76 South Carolina Gamecocks (2-2) 67 In the first game of the semifinals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off, the Providence Friars were able to show some great resilience and come back from an 8-point halftime deficit to defeat South Carolina at Mohegan Sun. With a 10-0 run at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Come Back in the 2nd Half to Beat South Carolina 76-67

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Schedule for 2018 Tip-Off Tournament

The Providence Friars will once again be participating in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament as part of their 2018-2019 non-conference schedule.  The full schedule for the tournament can be found here. The Friars will be returning to Mohegan Sun Arena, otherwise known as Friartown South, for the bracketed portion of the Tournament (Naismith … Continue reading Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Schedule for 2018 Tip-Off Tournament

Game Recap: PC Shows FSU Why They Should Stick to Football, Wins 80-54

Providence Friars (4-0) 80 - Florida State Seminoles (1-2) 54     This is going to be a quick recap with some notes and thoughts and that's all since I didn't have any time to write this sucker up before the game today. The game was basically a home game for PC with almost the … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Shows FSU Why They Should Stick to Football, Wins 80-54

Game Recap: PC Friars Lose to Houston at Mohegan Hall of Fame Holiday Classic

Providence Friars 59 (8-4) Houston Cougars 70 (10-2) The Friars fell to Houston in their second match up ever (first was in 1965) at Mohegan Sun Arena for the Hall of Fame Holiday Classic.  The Friars are familiar with the confines of Mohegan Sun having beaten UConn in a charity exhibition at the beginning of … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Lose to Houston at Mohegan Hall of Fame Holiday Classic

Providence Manhandles UConn 90-76 in Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game

Before we get into the game, let's just acknowledge the the NCAA actually did something right.  They should do this every year where they grant teams the opportunity to add a third exhibition game where the proceeds can go to a charitable cause.  It seems like a no-brainer.  The Providence/UConn game raised $75,000 that will … Continue reading Providence Manhandles UConn 90-76 in Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game

Providence Friars to Play Exhibition vs. UConn at Mohegan Sun to Benefit Hurricane Relief

It has just been announced the the Providence Friars will take on former Big East foe UConn in an exhibition game at Mohegan Sun to benefit hurricane relief.  The game will be played in just 8 days on Wednesday October 25th at 7 PM. The NCAA has been granting waivers for teams to play more … Continue reading Providence Friars to Play Exhibition vs. UConn at Mohegan Sun to Benefit Hurricane Relief

Providence Friars Will Return to Mohegan Sun in 2018 for the Hall of Fame Classic

Per Jon Rothstein and FanRagSports, the PC Friars will be heading back to Mohegan Sun to participate as one of the headliners of the 2018 Hall of Fame Classic. Sources: Michigan, South Carolina, Providence, and GW to headline 2018 Hall-of-Fame Classic. STORY @FanRagSports: https://t.co/KsOxTfizod — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) September 6, 2017 The other headlining teams … Continue reading Providence Friars Will Return to Mohegan Sun in 2018 for the Hall of Fame Classic

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