UMass Guard Luwane Pipkins Will Be Transferring to Providence

Almost immediately following Drew Edwards announcement that he will play out his last year of eligibility away from Providence next year, UMass guard Luwane Pipkins let everyone know that he will be making his way to Friartown to finish out his collegiate career. I just want to say thanks to all the coaches that contacted … Continue reading UMass Guard Luwane Pipkins Will Be Transferring to Providence

Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Providence Friars (7-3) 78 UMass Minutemen (6-4) 79 I was unable to watch the game live because I was at my wife's Holiday party, so I only caught the end of the first half on my phone and then got the alert for the final score, so you can imagine my surprise when they 79-78 … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Blow an 18-point Halftime Lead to Lose to UMass 79-78

Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season

Here's last year's Pre-Season Non-Conference schedule rankings: Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season There are 13 Non-Conference games for the Providence Friars for this upcoming season before they get into Big East play on New Year's Eve, so what would be better to get us all in Friartown ready … Continue reading Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season

Game Recap: Short-Handed Friars Fall at UMass 72-63

Providence Friars 63 (7-3) UMass Minutemen 72 (5-5) With Alpha Diallo and Maliek White inactive for the game with injuries and Kyron Cartwright playing much less than 100%, the Friars still had a 5-point lead with just under 11 minutes of game time left but were unable to finish the job in what will most … Continue reading Game Recap: Short-Handed Friars Fall at UMass 72-63

Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

I threw together a quick breakdown of Providence's non-conference games for much anticipated 2017-2018 men's basketball season, in order of my excitement for each game.  So without further ado, let's get into it. 11. Friday, December 22nd vs. Sacred Heart Last Year: 13-19 (8-10; 8th Place Northeast) KenPom Rank: 301 RPI Rank: 299 There are … Continue reading Ranking the Friars Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Games for the Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

Game Recap: PC Friars Beat UMass 75-69 Behind a Strong 2nd Half from Rodney Bullock

Providence Friars (8-2) 75 UMass Minutemen (6-3) 69 Photo via Adam Aucoin (@aaucoin34) After a relatively sloppy first half that supplied Providence with a narrow 1-point advantage going into halftime, Ed Cooley reignited the usual second half fire in this team that Friar fans have become accustomed to this year to ultimately give PC their 4th straight victory over … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Beat UMass 75-69 Behind a Strong 2nd Half from Rodney Bullock

Game Recap: Kris Dunn Returns and Ben Bentil Dominates as #10 PC Breezes by UMass 90-66

#10 Providence College Friars 90 (12-1) UMass Minutemen 66 (6-5) With Kris Dunn back in the lineup after being sidelined for a week and a half with a stomach virus, the Providence College Friars showed exactly what time of team they could be against the UMass Minutemen, breezing by the A-10 home team, 90-66. PC came into the … Continue reading Game Recap: Kris Dunn Returns and Ben Bentil Dominates as #10 PC Breezes by UMass 90-66