Tag: Friars

"So, how's Providence this year?" I get asked this question a lot, and if you've been following my columns I have had varying answers from the extremely positive to the highly pessimistic. How would I describe this team? I have spent...
CATCH BIG EAST ACTION ON YURVIEW WHEN THE FRIARS TAKE ON CREIGHTON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 7PM ET. YURVIEW IS COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND. Every game is a big one for the Friars these days and coming...
CATCH BIG EAST ACTION ON YURVIEW WHEN THE FRIARS TAKE ON CREIGHTON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 7PM ET. YURVIEW IS COX CHANNEL 4 IN RHODE ISLAND. The last three weeks have been brutal for Providence College's men's basketball program. Just...
FRUSTRATION. That's the word that continually comes to mind as I think about how I want to write this article. Right now, I'm frustrated. And by the conversations I've been having with various fans, I don't think that word is...
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...
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....
Recap: Into the Crevasse: Things were a bit rough before they got better for the Providence Friars. Since we last spoke the Friars had a couple rough ones against URI and Florida before pulling themselves together and playing two (mostly)...
Paul Thompson, a big 6'5" sophomore on the St. Raphael Academy basketball team, never had a chance to witness his head coach Ruben Garces play basketball at Providence College. In fact, neither did any of Thompson's St. Raphael teammates. They...
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...
  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...

The Best Way to Manage Your Finances in 2021 – Living...

Welcome to 2021! Are you ready to navigate all of the financial pitfalls this year is likely to throw your way? Neither are we! So we...
Yale Coach James Jones

No ‘Pandemic Pause’ for Yale Coach James Jones

While the Ivy League chose to opt-out of the 2020-2021 season because of Covid-19, there has been no 'Pandemic Pause' for 22nd year Yale Head Coach James Jones while he continually works to improve his program and not fall behind on the recruiting front.
Bixby Spartan Boys Basketball Team

Bixby Spartans Making A Splash In 6A Boy’s Hoops

Scanning the boy’s high school basketball rankings after the first month of the season reveals many of the same traditional powers that can always...