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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...
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...
The Providence Friars had their backs against the wall this season. They weren't quite out of the conversation, but they had ground they desperately needed to make up. It was going to take winning in the conference as well...
The 1972-73 PC Friars basketball team finished the season 27–4. Two Providence natives, the flashy Ernie DiGregorio and controversial center Marvin Barnes led the Friars on their magical run to the Final Four. They received an at-large bid to the...
Whenever a team goes through a disappointing season, there is always an internal audit that attempts to get to the root of the problem. Advanced analytics provide one lens with which to do so. For Providence College, who have a...
Leave it to the Providence Friars to keep things interesting in late February. While many teams are feeling good about which side of the bubble they're on, and a few are playing to get on the right side of the...
While there's still plenty of basketball to be played this season, it's never too early to start thinking about next season. Thus is the challenge of a college coach, who must be fully invested in their current team but simultaneously...
This past Sunday, I (along with the rest of America) saw the New England Patriots win their sixth Super Bowl. For me, it was equal parts incredible (seriously, nobody gets tired of winning and I won't apologize for it)...
After winning three of their last four games and with A.J. Reeves now back in the line-up, Providence has worked their way back into the thick of things in the Big East Conference. Truth be told, there is no separation...
After Providence got their first Big East win over Seton Hall, I felt comfortable with the prospect of them going 1-1 on their two game road trip to Wisconsin and Ohio, with a loss at Marquette being the most...
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