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

Game Recap: Friars Lose Third Game in a Row, Fall to Georgetown 76-67

Providence Friars (13-10) 76 Georgetown Hoyas (15-8) 67 Well, that didn't go exactly as planned now did it? With the Friars in need of a win to break their losing streak and potentially separate themselves from the bottom of the Big East, they ended up doing exactly the opposite.  After being tied with Georgetown with … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Lose Third Game in a Row, Fall to Georgetown 76-67

LeDontae Henton Signs with Hungary’s Atomeromu SE Paks

Providence College alum LeDontae Henton ('15) has signed a deal with Hungarian A-Division Team Atomeromu SE Paks (ASE) per a team press release. LaDontae Henton signs with Atomeromu https://t.co/DXGvhUpbwU — Sportando (@Sportando) January 7, 2019 After finishing out the 2018 year on a one-month deal in Liga ACB, the top Spanish basketball league, with MoraBanc … Continue reading LeDontae Henton Signs with Hungary’s Atomeromu SE Paks

Milwaukee Bucks Invite Ben Bentil to Training Camp

The Milwaukee Bucks have invited former Providence College standout Ben Bentil to their training camp for the upcoming season.  Bentil, still just 23 years of age, spent last season with Bilbao Basket of Spain Liga ACB and the French Club Champagne Chalons-Reims. The Bucks thrive on playing lineups with versatile players that can play multiple positions.  They want … Continue reading Milwaukee Bucks Invite Ben Bentil to Training Camp