Isaiah Jackson Joins French Nationale 2 Team La Charite

Isaiah Jackson officially signed on to join the French National 2 Team La Charite Basket 58. The 2019 Providence College graduate starts his professional basketball career after spending his last 4 years with the Friars. https://twitter.com/jacksonisaiah44/status/1313530776462426119 Having begun his collegiate journey with George Mason, Jackson transferred to PC, sat out a year per the transfer … Continue reading Isaiah Jackson Joins French Nationale 2 Team La Charite

Legendary Georgetown Coach and Former Friar Player John Thompson Jr., Passes Away at 78

Long-time legendary Georgetown Coach and former Providence Friar player John Thompson Jr. ('64), sadly passed away at the age of 78. Most well known as the leader behind the Hoyas, Thompson led the 1984 Georgetown Men's Basketball Team to an NCAA Championship, the first ever for a black head coach at the time. In doing … Continue reading Legendary Georgetown Coach and Former Friar Player John Thompson Jr., Passes Away at 78

Kalif Young Officially Joins Bornova Belediye of the Turkish First League

Kalif Young officially finished the first chapter of his professional basketball career, playing 8 games for the Hamilton Honey Badgers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League in a bit of shortened season for the CEBL.  Shortly after being rumored to be close to an agreement with Bornova Belediye in Turkey, Kalif turned around and returned … Continue reading Kalif Young Officially Joins Bornova Belediye of the Turkish First League

Game Recap: Missed Layups and Threes Sink the Friars on the Road at Northwestern 72-63

Providence Friars (2-1) 63 Northwestern Wildcats (1-1) 72 Northwestern was coming off a loss to first year Division I team Merrimack and the Friars were coming off two blowout victories over Sacred Heart and NJIT, so you think that the Friars would be able to go into Chicago and beat the Northwestern Wildcats on the … Continue reading Game Recap: Missed Layups and Threes Sink the Friars on the Road at Northwestern 72-63

Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule for the Upcoming 2019-2020 Season

This will be the third year that I have ranked the Men's Basketball Non-Conference schedule for the Friars in anticipation for the upcoming season, so I guess I can officially call it my annual rankings.  Here's the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 rankings if you're interested. Overall on the Friars schedule, they have two true away games … Continue reading Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule for the Upcoming 2019-2020 Season

Ben Bentil Officially Joins Panathinaikos

Shortly after agreeing to extend his contract with Peristeri Vikos Cola for another year, Ben Bentil's contract was bought out by the reigning Greek Cup Champions, Panathinaikos.  Now, it's finally official and Bentil will be joining the "Greens." Bentil will be following his head coach Argyris Pedoulakis from Peristeri to Panathinaikos as the duo will team up … Continue reading Ben Bentil Officially Joins Panathinaikos

Ben Bentil to Sign with Panathinaikos Athens of the EuroLeague

Just a day after agreeing to extend his contract with Peristeri Vikos Cola for another year, Ben Bentil will be joining the reigning Greek Cup Champions, Panathinaikos.  There is a buyout clause in his contract with Peristeri which allows Panathinaikos to acquire Bentil. Panathinaikos may sound like a familiar Greek Team name to many because … Continue reading Ben Bentil to Sign with Panathinaikos Athens of the EuroLeague

God Shammgod to Release His Own Shoes with Puma

Don't look now, but Puma is back. Providence Friars legend and ball-handling maestro God Shammgod will be releasing his own signature shoe with Puma.  The Dallas Mavericks assistant coach is one of many new recent Puma ambassadors, along with Jalen Rose, Jay-Z, Clint Frazier, and NBA trainer Chris Brickley. Puma has also recently went on … Continue reading God Shammgod to Release His Own Shoes with Puma

Bryce Cotton Wins Perth Wildcats Team MVP Award

A year after winning the League MVP Award, Bryce Cotton was named the Perth Wildcats' Team MVP this season (the Gordon Ellis Medal) for the second time, along with winning his second Championship with the franchise. Cotton has now received the trio of MVP awards in the Australian league.  The League MVP, the Grand Final … Continue reading Bryce Cotton Wins Perth Wildcats Team MVP Award

Game Recap: Friars Fall at #13 Villanova 85-67

Providence Friars (14-11) 67 #13 Villanova Wildcats (20-5) 85 As lopsided as the final score looks, the game was actually much closer throughout than the result would indicate.  With 7 minutes left in the 2nd half, the Friars were only down by 1 and the game was up for grabs for either team.  Unfortunately, everything … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Fall at #13 Villanova 85-67