Posted March 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Providence coach Ed Cooley was wide awake in the middle of the night thinking about what he'd say to the fans after his team's final home game of the season. The words certainly flowed out more freely after the Friars pulled out a 77-68 victory over pesky Robert Morris in the second round of the NIT on Wednesday night. ''We want to see this place full next season as we begin our quest for a national championship,'' Cooley told the raucous crowd. Vincent Council scored seven of his 12 points in the closing 5:21, including a key 3-point play on his only basket of the game, to carry Providence to the win. ''We're really excited to fly 10,000 miles to where we're going to play next,'' Cooley said to the media a few minutes after addressing the fans. ''We would fly to the moon to play. This time of year, the ball's still bouncing and you get to play.'' LaDontae Henton led the Friars (19-14) with 21 points and Bryce ...
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Providence coach Ed Cooley was wide awake in the middle of the night thinking about what he'd say to the fans after his team's final home game of the season. The words certainly flowed out more freely after the Friars pulled out a 77-68 victory over pesky Robert Morris in the second round of the NIT on Wednesday night. ''We want to see this place full next season...
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