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Marcus Zegarowski

Creighton’s Zegarowski Setting Himself Apart From New England’s ’18 Class

The New England high school class of 2018 was one of the best in recent memory with 11 local prospects among the top 100 nationally and numerous others headed to other high-major schools. When Providence meets Creighton on Saturday, three of the top ten players in that class will be reunited on the floor, and...
hoophall prep showcase

Basketball’s Future on Display at HoopHall Prep Showcase on YurView

Yurview New England will live stream 12 games from the inaugural HoopHall Prep Showcase this weekend at American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts and then televise them on tape delay in various Cox Communications markets across the country. The event, which includes a total of 49 teams competing in a total of 43 games over...
Jyare Davis

Friars Commit Jyare Davis – Past, Present, and Future

Providence landed their second commitment in the class of 2020 earlier this week when Sanford (DE) High School forward Jyare Davis made a verbal commitment to Ed Cooley. Davis was once one of the most celebrated underclassmen in the northeast. He played on his high school team as an 8th grader, was selected for the...
Ed Cooley

2021 Local Recruiting Options Who May Be On Ed Cooley’s Mind

As the Friars unexpectedly challenging season continues into its second month, there has been lots of talk about the root of the problems and answers that the recruiting trail might present for next season. Part of being a college basketball coach though is managing short and long-term planning. In other words, while Ed Cooley and...
David Duke

Providence’s Persistent Point Guard Problem

  Providence's struggles to start the season can't be traced back to any one specific problem. There are clearly a variety of overlapping and compounding issues currently plaguing the Friars as they've now lost four of their last five. One consistent theme though, that first originated last season and has continued to hinder Ed Cooley's club...
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...