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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Former PC Friars Star Ernie “Pop” Lewis Passes Away

Ernie “Pop” Lewis, 51, passed away Wednesday at home with his family in Philadelphia.  The former Friars legend was a critical part of Providence’s magical run to the Final Four in 1987.  Lewis averaged 11.8 points per game and 4.2 rebounds during the 1986-87 season and was co-captain of the Friars team that lost to …

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