Game Recap: Friars Can’t Find the Hoop in the 2nd Half, Lose 75-61 to Xavier

Providence Friars (14-12) 61 Xavier Musketeers (13-13) 75 Well that sucked. Just one game after savagely dismantling St. John's the Friars, at home mind you, were pretty much a no show against Xavier. In every loss for Providence, the telling stat is the assist to turnover ratio for the team.  If they had more turnovers … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Can’t Find the Hoop in the 2nd Half, Lose 75-61 to Xavier

Game Recap: PC Friars Win Ugly, But Win Nonetheless At Xavier, 64-62

Providence Friars (12-7) 64 Xavier Musketeers (11-9) 62 This game seemed to devolve into a who wanted to lose more than the other team.  Rather than the usual scenario of whichever team has the ball at the end of the game is going to win, this was more in the scenario of whichever team has … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Win Ugly, But Win Nonetheless At Xavier, 64-62

Rodney Bullock Selected to Represent the Big East in the 3×3 Hoops National Championship

This year will be the first ever three-on-three Hoops National Championship tournament featuring College Seniors who have exhausted their eligibility and will take place at this year's Final Four in San Antonio.  Each team will be made up of 4 payers from each respective conference, making up 32 total teams. Good luck to Rodney Bullock … Continue reading Rodney Bullock Selected to Represent the Big East in the 3×3 Hoops National Championship

Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

Providence Friars 75 (21-12) #3 Xavier Musketeers 72 (28-5) OT Wow.  What...A...Game. After finding themselves down 17 points to Xavier, the number 3 team in the country, the Providence Friars stormed back and snatched victory from the reigning Big East Regular Season Champions in their second overtime game in as many days. The Friars finished … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Friars Storm Back from 17 Down to Beat Xavier in OT to Advance to Big East Championship

College Basketball All-Hate Team ’17-’18

This is my third year doing my College Basketball All-Hate Team and this year's list was a little tougher to put together than the past two.  Here is the past two teams in case you're interested: 2015-2016 Team Matt McQuaid (Michigan State) Trevor Cooney (Syracuse) Denzel Valentine (Michigan State) - CAPTAIN Ryan Arcidiacono (Villanova) Ryan … Continue reading College Basketball All-Hate Team ’17-’18

Game Recap: #3 Xavier Beats Providence 84-74 for their First Ever Big East Title

Providence Friars 74 (18-12) #3 Xavier Musketeers 84 (26-4) This was basically a no-lose game for Providence.  It was a great opportunity for them to get another signature win for their NCAA resume, but if they lost, it's really not a big deal because they were playing at #3 Xavier's place and on their Senior … Continue reading Game Recap: #3 Xavier Beats Providence 84-74 for their First Ever Big East Title

Game Recap: PC Makes it 5 Wins in a Row and Welcomes Xavier to the New Big East

Providence Friars 81 - Xavier Musketeers 72     The Friars made it 5 wins in a row behind a fantastic second half team shooting display (64%) and stellar individual performances from Ice Cotton (25 points) and LaDontae Henton (23 points/11 boards).  Henton was everywhere on the floor and was even money from long distance, … Continue reading Game Recap: PC Makes it 5 Wins in a Row and Welcomes Xavier to the New Big East

Game Recap: Friars Get First Marquee Win of the Season Over #5 Xavier

Providence Friars 81 (11-6) #5 Xavier Musketeers 72 (15-2) Now that's what I'm fucking talking about.  With both Alpha Diallo and Kyron Cartwright back on the court, 100% healthy, this is what the Friars are supposed to look like.  The Friars were able to secure their first marquee win of the season after failing to … Continue reading Game Recap: Friars Get First Marquee Win of the Season Over #5 Xavier

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

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