Seton Hall-Providence suspended for the night fter unseasonably warm conditions lead to ice melting under the court

Having a multi-use arena that can be either a sheet of ice or a hardwood court sounds like a great idea in theory, but it can cause some problems from time to time. The latest case in point comes in Wednesday night’s Seton Hall Pirates-Providence Friars Big East men’s basketball clash, which was suspended after the ice under the court at Providence’s Dunkin’ Donuts Center began to...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago

Cartwright's 17 helps Providence stun No. 13 Villanova 76-71

Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and Providence withstood several late surges to stun third-ranked Villanova 76-71 on Wednesday night. Rodney Bullock and Alpha Diallo each added 14 points for the Friars (17-9, 8-5 Big East), who snapped a five-game losing streak to the Wildcats. It was Providence's first win over Villanova since Jan. 24, 2016.
Via AP on Yahoo
9 days ago

Cartwright’s 17 helps Providence stun No. 13 Villanova 76-71

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and Providence withstood several late surges to stun third-ranked Villanova 76-71 on Wednesday night. Rodney Bullock and Alpha Diallo each added 14 points for the Friars (17-9, 8-5 Big East), who snapped a five-game losing streak to the Wildcats. It was Providence’s first win over Villanova since Jan. 24, 2016. Mikal Bridges...
10 days ago

Diallo with 21 points, Providence beats Creighton 85-71

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Alpha Diallo scored a career-best 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Providence beat Creighton 85-71 on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 20, 2018

Providence heats up in 2nd half, beats DePaul 71-64

Jalen Lindsey had 18 points, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, Alpha Diallo had 14 of his 16 points in the second half, and Providence beat DePaul 71-64 on Friday night. The Friars (12-6, 3-2 Big East) surged with 22 straight points to lead 56-46 near the midpoint of the second half while the Blue Demons (8-9, 1-4) missed 13 straight shot attempts from the field. DePaul got...
Via AP on Yahoo
January 12, 2018

Foster’s 18 leads No. 25 Creighton past Providence 83-64

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Foster scored 18 points to lead five Creighton players in double figures, and the No. 25 Bluejays beat cold-shooting Providence 83-64 on Sunday. Toby Hegner matched his season high with 15 points for the Bluejays (11-3, 1-1 Big East), who bounced back from a road loss to Seton Hall in their conference opener and beat the Friars for the first time in four...
December 31, 2017

NCAA Hockey Rankings: Top-4 Remain, Minnesota & Providence Jump

College hockey saw some great action this week, making for a big shift from last week’s NCAA Hockey Rankings. The University of Denver Pioneers visited the state of Massachusetts this weekend, taking on the formerly ranked No. 6 Boston University Terriers and No. 19 Boston College Eagles. The Pioneers were able to take both games, maintaining their ranking of No. 1, according to...
Via The Hockey Writers
October 30, 2017

Clippers Sign LaDontae Henton to Training Camp Deal

The final move the Clippers made before training camp was signing wing LaDontae Henton to a deal. He will play with the team in training camp and preseason. After trading away DeAndre Liggins, the Clippers had two spots open for training camp. With one of them, they signed LaDontae Henton to a training camp deal. Henton is 25 years old, and went undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft. He...
Via Clips Nation
September 28, 2017

20 years of Victory: Arizona's 1997 Conquest and Biggie's last verse

Ayo, the sun don’t shine foreverBut as long as we here, we might as well shine togetherBetter now than never… — Puff Daddy, “Victory”Basketball is driven by narratives, adjectives and cliches. It allows us as a country to throw on our old colors and root hard for our alma maters once a year. It allows us to root for teams with whom we never gave a dime the satisfaction of allegiance...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament First Four 2017: Providence Greeted By Bagpiper

The 2017 NCAA Tournament First Four officially kicks off on Tuesday evening in Dayton, Ohio, so the eight participating teams have been arriving. For the Providence Friars, it took little time to get some special treatment. When the Friars arrived to their team hotel in Dayton, they were greeted by a person bagpipe player. A little bit random, sure, but a whole lot of awesome. Maybe...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 14, 2017

Providence beats St. John's 86-75 to win 6 straight

NEW YORK (AP) Isaiah Jackson scored 18 points, Alpha Diallo and Jalen Lindsey added 17 apiece, and Providence beat St. John's 86-75 on Saturday to close its regular season with its sixth straight win. Emmitt Holt had 14 for the Friars (20-11, 10-8), who entered tied for fourth in Big East Conference standings with Seton Hall and Marquette and have clinched a first-round bye in...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Providence beats No. 22 Butler 71-65

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Alpha Diallo scored 15 points and Kyron Cartwright had 14 for Providence on Saturday as the Friars beat No. 22 Butler 71-65. Nate Fowler scored a career-high 19 points and Kamar Baldwin had 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who have lost three of their last four games. Fowler made his first seven shots to make up for poor shooting by the rest of the Bulldogs...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Brunson helps No. 4 Villanova hold off Providence 66-57

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Jalen Brunson scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and No. 4 Villanova held off Providence 66-57 on Wednesday night to sweep the season series from the Friars. Josh Hart added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (21-2, 8-2 Big East), who led by as many as 13 points in the second half before Providence turned up its defensive pressure and...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Providence wins 1st ever game at Marquette 79-78

MILWAUKEE (AP) Kyron Cartwright scored all 18 of his points in the second half and Providence won its first ever game at Marquette, 79-78, on Saturday. Marquette entered having won 14 of the 17 all-time meetings with Providence, which joined the Big East Conference in the 2005-06 season. Providence was up 78-72 with 38 seconds left. But Andrew Rowsey got his defender in the air...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss
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