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

Game Recap: The Friars Get a Much Needed Win at Butler in OT, 73-67

Providence Friars (16-13) 74 Butler Bulldogs (15-13) 67 It is never easy to win on the road in the Big East. The Friars were up by 14 with five and a half minutes left in the first half but the game was back-and-forth the entire second frame, eventually needing free extra basketball to decide it. … Continue reading Game Recap: The Friars Get a Much Needed Win at Butler in OT, 73-67

Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Shoots the Friars to an OT Win at Boston College, 100-95

Providence Friars (7-2) 100 Boston College Eagles (6-2) 95 OT Freshman A.J. Reeves returned to his familiar stomping grounds of Massachusetts and put on a show in front of a large contingent of family and friends...and some NBA Scouts, including Danny Ainge as well.  Reeves shot the Friars to a come from behind win against … Continue reading Game Recap: A.J. Reeves Shoots the Friars to an OT Win at Boston College, 100-95

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Providence Friars 66 (21-13) #2 Villanova Wildcats 76 (30-4) OT The Providence Friars once again took a team to Overtime in the Big East Tournament, but this time is was Villanova and unfortunately, the Friars were unable to make it three Overtime victories in a row in their quest to win their 3rd Big East … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

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 Finally Wins A Close Game Late, 84-83 in Double OT at St. John’s

Providence Friars 84 (12-5) - St. John's Red Storm 83 (9-8) 2OT         It looks like the basketball Gods aren't completely against the Friars after all.  PC was able to take down St. John's 84-83 on the road on Thursday night behind a game winner from Bryce Cotton that finally didn't get spoiled … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Finally Wins A Close Game Late, 84-83 in Double OT at St. John’s

Game Recap: PC Losses Another Nail-Biter to Nova 79-82 in Double OT

Providence Friars 79 (17-10) - #9 Villanova Wildcats 82 (23-3) 2OT Another tough loss for the PC Friars against a good team and in Double OT no less.  The good thing about these games is that PC knows they can play with anyone (UMASS, Creighton, Nova, etc.), the bad thing is that they keep coming out … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Losses Another Nail-Biter to Nova 79-82 in Double OT

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

Game Recap: PC Loses a Winnable game in Seton Hall 72-70 in OT

Providence Friars (14-11) 70 Seton Hall Pirates (15-8) 72 OT The Providence Friars dropped a heartbreaker in a game they could have easily won in New Jersey to Big East foe Seton Hall.  The game when to overtime and ultimately, Seton Hall was able to pull out the victory in a battle between the middle-of-the-pack teams in the muddled … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Loses a Winnable game in Seton Hall 72-70 in OT