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2018 Big East Tournament Guide

The Big East Tournament kicks off today, with seeds 7-10 playing on Wednesday night to determine who moves on to the Quarterfinals, where the real fun begins. Here's your 2018 Big East Tournament guide. Fast Break: Sorting out the Teams Xavier: The Villanova-killer claimed the regular season crown from the Wildcats and is primed for a...
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16 Secrets to Staying Positive About the Friars

Recently some people have asked me on Twitter how I’m able to stay positive and optimistic when the Providence Friars are playing their games. Sure, they struggle sometimes and it’s easy to get lost in negativity and despair, but maintaining a positive attitude is essential to enjoying the ride! So I took a few...
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Friars Fall to Seton Ha (to be continued)

It’s a sink or swim time for Providence, and they seemed interested in doing a little of both as they slid back and forth across the Dunkin Donuts Center on Wednesday night. The fans were looking for a redemption game from Providence in a lot of ways. Not only was Providence coming off a road...
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Friars Looking for that Ocarina of Time Ending

This may come as no surprise to anyone who’s ever seen the second bedroom in my apartment, but I love video games. If you haven’t seen my second bedroom, let me describe it: over 200 physical video games are on display in a collection consisting of rare, niche, imported, and special edition games that...

The Sky is Not Falling on Friartown

As the calendar creeps into late February, fans are very carefully observing every move the Providence Friars make. Every win or loss will dictate their fate in a few Sundays, and fans are keen on knowing exactly how that fate will be influenced. Coming off a huge victory over Villanova, the Friars traveled to Hinkle...
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Friars Feel the Love With Valentine’s Day Upset Over Villanova

It’s poetic beauty that the Friars beat Villanova on Valentine’s Day because the win against Wildcats is exactly how new fans become fans for life and veterans of the team remember what they love about the Friars. Providence’s win over Villanova was a thriller in a wide range. If you watched the game or even...
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Can the Friars Survive The Big East Trail?

It’s almost crazy how up and down a single win or loss can get fans in college basketball. Saturday morning every fan in Friartown was feeling energized and optimistic about this year’s team. They were taking care of business in a very competitive Big East, putting themselves in a good position for the home stretch...
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Friars Veer Off Road in ‘Drive for Five’

I still believe the Friars will end up getting to the NCAA Tournament. I’ve watched this team all season and I’ve always been a believer in the Friars, even when they were going through heartbreaks. Now, all that said: this is the loss that fans look back on during Selection Sunday when Providence doesn’t see...

Friars Get Huge Character Win Over the Hoyas 73-69

Watching Game of Thrones. Playing Mortal Kombat with my girlfriend. Experiencing Providence basketball in conference play. These are the things that I sit down for genuinely not knowing the outcome, but I know it’s going to take years off my life. "You play to win the game." #pcbb — Ultimate Cranston (@UltimateCrans) February 7, 2018 Point in...
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Friars Spoil National Marquette Day with Win in Milwaukee

Any Providence College alum may remember learning about the theory of relativity in Western Civ class. For those who don’t know, it’s not an earth-shattering concept: it’s the idea that time feels like it moves faster sometimes, and slower other times. This is best described as time feeling like it drags forever while sitting...