Tag: Friars

One of the hardest parts about being a high school evaluator is weighing the here-and-now against the future.When you're asked to do so in something as inflexible as rankings, which doesn't allow for any variables or context to be...
Well, that didn't go as planned for the Providence Friars. After riding high momentum from the out of conference closeout, I thought the Friars had found their groove. Given their strong finish and the lineup of Big East opponents to...
Providence dropped their Big East opener to Creighton on New Year's Eve in a game in which they gave up an uncharacteristic 13 threes, including 9 (on 15 attempts) in the second-half. Three-point defense has been a hot topic among...
YurView New England recently got a behind-the-scenes tour of Providence College's new Ruane Athletic Development Center. With Friars' assistant coach Brian Blaney showing us around the building we were also able to meet with head coach Ed Cooley, athletic director...
College programs have a way of re-evaluating their recruiting needs once the season starts. There are, inevitably, some surprises. Some players may exceed expectations, some may disappoint. Early season returns could lead to unforeseen rumors of transfers or NBA declarations....
At one point during the Friday night matchup between the Providence Friars and UMass Minutemen, I grabbed my Nintendo Switch and started playing the new Super Smash Bros. game. It wasn't that I didn't want to watch the Friars -...
Coming off Saturday night's win over Rhode Island, Providence will take on two more local New England challengers in the coming week as they travel to Boston College on Tuesday and host UMass on Friday before a nine-day hiatus...
Last year when they were freshly committed to Ed Cooley's Providence College Friars, both David Duke and A.J. Reeves were our first guests on this Podcast. Now after 5 games with the program, both Freshman standouts are living up to...
Being a freshman isn't easy. Even when you're among the best the Big East has to offer. David Duke was voted the conference's pre-season co-freshmen of the year by the league's coaches. A.J. Reeves etched his name in the record books...
After an offseason filled with speculation, optimism, and uncertainty, the Providence Friars officially returned to the court in a victory over Siena. The win was followed by a close loss to Wichita State, where the Friars couldn't regain control...

UCI Sniffs Out Kansas State in Round One

13th-seed UC Irvine extended the longest winning streak in the nation by defeating number four-seed Kansas State Wildcats 70-64 in San Jose in the...

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