Brycen Goodine Has Entered the Transfer Portal

Providence Friars guard Brycen Goodine has officially decided to enter the transfer portal. The 6'4'' two-guard played one season at Syracuse before transferring to Providence, where he played the last two seasons coming off the bench. https://twitter.com/MHershgordon/status/1516459546432188416 Goodine actually saw his minutes decrease from his Sophomore year (8.6 mpg) to his Junior year (5.8 mpg) …

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Happy Easter Friartown! South Carolina’s Devin Carter and La Salle’s Clifton Moore Continue the Transfer Influx to PC

That makes three transfer commitments in three days for Ed Cooley and the Friars as Assistant Coach Ivan Thomas keeps reloading bullets into the roster chamber for Providence. Noah Locke unexpectedly announced his commitment to player his final year of College Basketball at Providence on Friday April 15th, all the while, Clifton Moore and Devin …

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Noah Locke Commits to the Friars for his Final Year

With other players such as LaSalle Big Clifton Moore and South Carolina guard Devin Carter taking official visits to Providence weekend, all of the eyes and ears of Friartown were on the two guys on campus. However, from out of the clouds comes the commitment of sharpshooter Noah Locke before anyone has a chance to …

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AJ Reeves Officially Declares for the NBA Draft

The final question has officially been answered regarding the 2021-2022 Providence Friars basketball roster. AJ Reeves has decided to forego his additional year of eligibility that was granted due to COVID, signed an agent, and entered his name into the 2022 NBA Draft. https://twitter.com/ajreeves11/status/1513911597697282051 It's always a bit misleading these days with the additional year …

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Justin Minaya Foregoing His Final Year of Eligibility

Although all of Friartown were hoping that they could see Justin Minaya make mince meat out of opposing offenses for another year, the defensive stopper has decided to forego his last year of eligibility and turn his sights on pursuing a professional basketball career. https://www.instagram.com/p/CcBdJUDOc38/ I don't think I can remember two basketball players having …

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Seven Footer Christ Essandoko De-commits from the Friars

French Big Man Christ Essandoko has announced that he has de-committed from the Providence Friars after receiving approval from the school to be released from his National Letter of Intent (NLI). Essandoko was one third of a trio of incoming Freshman that were due to replenish the Friars squad with some of the older guys …

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Providence’s Matteus Case Enters the Transfer Portal

Providence College guard Matteus Case has officially announced on Wednesday April 6th that he has entered the transfer portal. It still feels weird to announce that someone is transferring schools by saying they are entering the portal. It sounds more like a science fiction way to travel more than just a player switching colleges. Case, …

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Ed Cooley Wins the Award for Naismith Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year

Coach Ed Cooley was selected as the Men's Naismith Coach of the Year for the 2021-2022 college basketball season. Cooley was chosen over the other three coaching finalists, Mark Adams (Texas Tech), Greg Gard (Wisconsin), and Tommy Lloyd (Arizona). I thought that all four coaches were excellent this year and I really wouldn't have had …

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Ed Croswell Returning to Providence for his Final Year of Eligibility

In an announcement that Friartown was probably expecting due to Coach Cooley's apparent slip of the tongue during a post-game interview following the Friars loss to Kansas, Ed Croswell will officially be returning to Providence College for his finish out his final year of eligibility. Check out the 35 second mark on of the interview …

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Al Durham Selected to the Midwest Region All-Tournament Team

Although the season came to an end for this year's Friars on Friday, there was a little bit of good news for one of Providence outgoing players. Al Durham was selected to the All-Tournament Team for the Midwest Region. Remy Martin was selected as the Most Outstanding Player in the Region which makes sense after …

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