The 2016-2017 Big East All-Academic Teams were named this past week and four players on last year's Men's Basketball team took home honors for this year. Kyron Cartwright, Tommy Planek, Casey Woodring, and Ricky Council II were the four players who earned All-Academic honors for their performance in the classroom. Across all sports, Providence had … Continue reading Four Members of the Men’s Basketball Team Earn Big East All-Academic Honors for 2016-2017
UMBC has landed Providence transfer Ricky Council, source told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 27, 2017 Ricky Council II has made it official and is transferring to UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County). Council will have to sit out next year per NCAA regulations and will have two years of eligibility remaining after that. Here … Continue reading Ricky Council II Officially Transfers to UMBC
Ricky Council II became the second player from this year's Providence Friars Men's Basketball Team to transfer and also the second player to do so from the Friars Sophomore class, following Ryan Fazekas. He posted a note on his Instagram with the following message declaring his choice to transfer. "The last shot I took in a … Continue reading Ricky Council II Transferring from PC
New PC Men's Basketball Introduction Video Whoever does the Introduction videos for PC really nailed this year's one.
Providence Friars (7-2) 95 Brown Bears (5-5) 57 That is about as perfect of a basketball game that I've seen Providence College play under Ed Cooley in his time as the head coach of the Friars. With the fear of a potential trap game at the very back of everyone's mind after a hard fought and emotional win against … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Smash the Brown Bears 95-57
#10 Providence College Friars (17-4) 68 #7 Xavier Musketeers (18-2) 75 For the first time in the history of the Dunkin' Donuts Center, Tuesday night featured the first ever matchup between two top ten ranked teams (since 1972-1973). The game was very up and down for the Friars and Xavier was able to notch their first road win over … Continue reading Game Recap: #7 Xavier Rolls Past #10 PC Friars in a Matchup of Top Ten Teams
#12 Providence College Friars (15-3) 72 Seton Hall Pirates (13-4) 81 That makes three games in a row that the PC Friars have played extremely poor basketball. Slow starts have been a pretty consistent thing this entire year, and something that the Friars need to rectify, but the last three games have been a constant struggle, especially on the … Continue reading Game Recap: #12 PC Friars Drop Another One at Home, 81-72 to Seton Hall
#12 Providence College Friars (15-2) 50 Creighton Bluejays (12-6) 48 Well, that was something alright. I had my blog all written up in my mind where I was just going to list every single thing in the game and say how much it sucked and that the whole thing should just be wiped from our memory. A little … Continue reading Game Recap: Kris Dunn Drops a Game Winner for #12 PC’s 50-48 Over Creighton in an Ugly One