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

Game Recap: PC Friars Take Back the Reins of the Ocean State Rivalry, Beating URI 59-50

Providence Friars (6-2) 59 URI Rams (3-3) 50 On Saturday evening, the Friars hosted the visiting URI Rams in another addition of The Ocean State Rivalry.  Having lost for the first time in the last 8 matchups, the Friars were craving a win to set the rivalry series back to its rightful place, with Providence … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Take Back the Reins of the Ocean State Rivalry, Beating URI 59-50

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

URI to Play at Providence on December 1st This Season

The annual Ocean State Rivalry between the University of Rhode Island Rams and the Providence College Friars has been scheduled for December 1st for this upcoming men's basketball season. This year's game will be at Providence in the Dunkin' Donuts Center following URI's win last season.  The Rams win broke a streak of seven straight … Continue reading URI to Play at Providence on December 1st This Season

Game Recap: PC Friars Lose for the First Time in 8 Years to URI

Providence Friars 68 (6-2) Rhode Island Rams 75 (5-2) The Rhode Island Rams were about to pull out a win over the Providence Friars for the first time in 8 tries at home at the Ryan Center.  With the Friars missing Emmitt Holt for the season and the Rams without an injured E.C. Matthews, the … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Lose for the First Time in 8 Years to URI

The First Ever Podcast Episode of “The Friartown Hangover”

If anyone has any tips for podcasting, wants to co-host with me, or has anything at all they want to add...I'm all ears. Enjoy and Go Friars!!!

The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2017-2018

A little fun list before the basketball season actually begins, here's a look at the team of guys who seem like they've been in College for the last decade or so.  It is so rare to see good players stay all 4 years in College these days, so it's also a testament to these guys … Continue reading The “How Is That Guy Still in College” Team for 2017-2018

College Basketball All-Hate Team 2016-2017

College Basketball All-Hate Team '16-'17 I think we've made it far enough along in the season for me to put together my All-Hate Team for this year's College Basketball Season.  The non-conference schedule for teams is through and the warm, fuzzy feelings from Christmas have passed, so it's time to get some good old fashioned … Continue reading College Basketball All-Hate Team 2016-2017

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

ESPN Lists Providence College as Best College Basketball Job in Rhode Island

Rhode Island: Providence Friars Ed Cooley ($2 million) coaches in the Big East, arguably the nation's pound-for-pound conference king, and his opponents hate to play his squad at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. He makes nearly $1 million more per year than Rhode Island's Danny Hurley. Other Division I schools in Rhode Island (3): Brown, Bryant, and … Continue reading ESPN Lists Providence College as Best College Basketball Job in Rhode Island