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For a brief stretch Friday night, it appeared this sweet March Madness ride for the Providence Friars was poised to add another memorable chapter.
“For me, it’s been 21 of the last 24 years,” Kurbec said. “You invest so much … the sacrifices you make. Something like this is special. It means a lot.
PC whipped Richmond, 79-51, inside KeyBank Center. The March Madness mission rolls on next Friday in Chicago with one of college basketball’s true blueblood programs – Kansas
Under the bright NCAA Tournament lights here at KeyBank Center, the Providence Friars had Irish eyes smiling on them on St. Patrick’s Day after turning away South Dakota State, 66-57.
Simply put: South Dakota State's high scoring may be a result of facing low defensive effort opponents. Providence has a Justin Minaya. And a Nate Watson. And an Ed Croswell. And an Al Durham.
In terms of culture and identity, the Providence team that cut down the nets as this year’s Big East Tournament regular-season champion bears a striking resemblance to the 2014 Friar group that enjoyed a similar signature moment as the last team left standing at that year’s Big East Tournament.
Ed Cooley became the 15th head coach of the Providence College Friars mens basketball team ten years ago this coming week. “It feels like only yesterday that I was sitting in Alumni Hall, a soon-to-be graduate of Providence College, waiting...
Jamel Thomas’ personal struggles have been as well-documented as his basketball career. It is well known that the former Providence College star’s story began in Brooklyn where, as a boy, he faced hurdles and hardships before growing into a young...
The Upside Podcast welcomes the Big East Coaches for Action Committee, a group looking to eliminate the prejudice, discrimination, and oppression that impact our student-athletes, fans, and communities.
The Upside Podcast continues its' series of the impact of Race on Sports as we welcome 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission Chair Phil Armstrong

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