Game Recap: Friars NCAA Hopes Are Extinguished by Villanova in the BE Tournament

Providence Friars (18-15) 62 #25 Villanova Wildcats (23-9) 73 Stop me if you think that you've heard this one before...the Providence Friars lose a close game to the #1 seeded Villanova Wildcats in the Big East Tournament. Despite holding Villanova to just 36.7% shooting from the floor for the game, the Friars were unable to … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars NCAA Hopes Are Extinguished by Villanova in the BE Tournament

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: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

Providence Friars 59 (10-5) Villanova Wildcats 65 (11-4) Well that was about the most frustrating game I've seen in a long time.  You got to see just how shitty the Friars can play for the first half, followed immediately by how damn good the team could play for the second half. The Friars went into … Continue reading Game Recap: A Rough First Half Dooms the Friars from Completing a Comeback Against Villanova, 65-59

A.J. Reeves Selected to Participate in Three-Point Contest at the Final Four

A.J. Reeves has been selected to participate in a Three-Point Contest at this year's Final Four in San Antonio.  Reeves will compete against seven other High School Seniors, including Villanova-bound, Providence native, and former Friar Recruit, Cole Swider. Here's a list of the competitors and where they're headed for school next year. A.J. Reeves - … Continue reading A.J. Reeves Selected to Participate in Three-Point Contest at the Final Four

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Providence Friars 66 (21-13) #2 Villanova Wildcats 76 (30-4) OT The Providence Friars once again took a team to Overtime in the Big East Tournament, but this time is was Villanova and unfortunately, the Friars were unable to make it three Overtime victories in a row in their quest to win their 3rd Big East … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall Just Short in OT of the Big East Championship to Villanova, 76-66

Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

Providence Friars 76 (17-9) #3 Villanova Wildcats 71 (23-3) It's pretty hard to figure out who this Providence team is on a game to game basis.  They get blown out by lowly DePaul at home and then come right back and beat the #3 team in the Nation the very next game.  It's not really … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Get a Much Needed Signature Win Over #3 Nova at Home 76-71

Game Recap: PC Losses Another Nail-Biter to Nova 79-82 in Double OT

Providence Friars 79 (17-10) - #9 Villanova Wildcats 82 (23-3) 2OT Another tough loss for the PC Friars against a good team and in Double OT no less.  The good thing about these games is that PC knows they can play with anyone (UMASS, Creighton, Nova, etc.), the bad thing is that they keep coming out … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Losses Another Nail-Biter to Nova 79-82 in Double OT

Game Recap: PC Friars Fall at #1 Villanova, 89-69

Providence Friars 69 (14-7) #1 Villanova Wildcats 89 (19-1) If you're going to beat the #1 team and the country AND beat them at their place, you have to play a pretty perfect game.  After starting out hot and having a lead for the beginning of the game, foul trouble to Kyron Cartwright stalled things … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Fall at #1 Villanova, 89-69

Makai Ashton-Langford Named to NBC Sports’ College Basketball Impact Freshmen List

Don't look now, but the college basketball season is right around the corner.  In the time of previews galore, NBC Sports came out with their list of impact Freshmen for this year's upcoming college basketball season. Making the cut for a mention was Providence College Freshman, Makai Ashton-Langford.  He was grouped with other players who … Continue reading Makai Ashton-Langford Named to NBC Sports’ College Basketball Impact Freshmen List

Friars Men’s Basketball Big East Conference Schedule Released

The 2017-2018 Big East Men's Basketball schedule was released today and for the 2nd year in a row, the Friars start with back-to-back games on the road.  The Friars start the season off against St. John's in a game that will be played at Carnesseca Arena and not at MSG, which sucks.  If the game … Continue reading Friars Men’s Basketball Big East Conference Schedule Released