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David Duke

Challenges Friars Face in the Wooden Legacy

The Providence College men's basketball program is headed to Anaheim, California this week for Thanksgiving where they'll take part in the Wooden Legacy. The Friars will play three games in eight days with the hope being that the experience will help to bond a team that has had their fair share of struggles to start...
National Prep Showcase

2019 National Prep Showcase Preview

The National Prep Showcase, widely considered to be the nation's premier prep school event of the regular season, returns to New Haven, Connecticut and Albertus Magnus College this weekend. The field features top prep programs from around the country, all of whom are beginning their journey to contend for the 2020 national prep championship. The event...
Alyn Breed

PC Recruiting – 3 Questions Coming out of Early Signing

There were high hopes for the Providence College 2020 recruiting class after Ed Cooley and his staff made early headway with a variety of nationally ranked prospects including Lance Ware, Earl Timberlake, Hunter Dickinson, A.J. Hoggard, Xavier Foster, and Niels Lane among others. Unfortunately, with the early signing period set to wrap-up on Wednesday, it...
Luwane Pipkins

New Faces To Know In Friartown

When you return ten players from last year's team, including all five starters, the emphasis heading into the season is rightfully on all the pieces returning to Friartown. Nonetheless, there are still five new faces on this year's Providence roster for fans to familiarize themselves with, including two freshman and a trio of transfers, two...
Providence Friars basketball recruiting

Friar Recruiting Update: Changes Coming for the Backcourt

The beginning of the off-season has been met with some quick changes to the Providence College basketball roster, especially in the backcourt. It began with Drew Edwards' decision to transfer, which wasn't totally unexpected given that he's immediately eligible at another institution as a graduate transfer and played relatively limited, yet consistent, rotation minutes. Improving their...
Tomas Murphy Northeastern Huskies

Northeastern’s Tomas Murphy Dances His Way Into a Family Legacy

When Tomas Murphy takes the court on Thursday afternoon with his Northeastern teammates against Kansas, it will be an indication that all is going according to plan for the sophomore forward. Kansas, a blueblood program ranked 4th overall in the Midwest region despite a subpar year by their own standards, is the type of program...
2019 NCAA Tournament New England prep players

New England Prep Players to Watch in the NCAA Tournament

If you're a New England basketball fan getting ready to call out sick Thursday and/or Friday for the NCAA tournament, here's all you need to know about where former local prep products can be seen during the big dance. Tuesday, March 19th 6:40pm - Prairie View A&M vs. Fairleigh Dickinson St. Andrew's alum Chancellor Ellis has seen...
pc friars basketball big east tournament

PC Friars Future Bright Despite Big East Tournament Loss

The 2019 Big East tournament has come to an end for Providence. After an exciting 80-57 win over Butler in the opening round, the Friars fought Villanova tooth and nail for about 33 minutes and even had the score tied late in the second-half before the Wildcats answered with a run that would eventually decide...
Nate Watson Friars

Friars Finding an Identity – But is it Enough to Top Villanova?

Providence College opened the Big East tournament with a commanding 80-57 win over Butler on Wednesday night. They'll have only hours to recover before returning to the floor to take on top-seeded Villanova. In a setting such as this, with virtually unprecedented turnaround time, the preparation becomes slanted towards a quick crash-course or review of...
2019 Big East Tournament

Who Needs to Win at MSG to Dance?

Villanova has lost four of their last six, Marquette has lost four in a row, and with that, the Big East Tournament is expected to be wide open. Nevertheless, those top two seeds are headed to the NCAA tournament no matter what happens this week in Madison Square Garden. There are five other programs though...