Providence guard Vincent Council, second in the Big East in assists and tied for ninth in scoring, won't play Saturday night against top-ranked and unbeaten Syracuse.
Providence coach Ed Cooley made the announcement just over an hour before the 6 p.m. tipoff. No reason was given.
Council has started all 18 games this season for the Friars (12-6, 1-4 Big East). He is averaging...
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January 14, 2012
Here are the highlights of the UConn Huskies women's basketball team's 96-35 win over the Providence Friars on Tuesday night at the XL Center in Hartford, CT.
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Bryce Cotton and Kadeem Batts each scored 27 points and Providence made Lousiville coach Rick Pitino's night miserable on a day the school honored his 1987 squad, beating the No. 14 Cardinals 90-59 on Tuesday night.
Vincent Council added 15 points and LaDontae Henton 14 for the Friars (12-6, 1-4 Big East). Providence snapped a four-game losing streak.
Chris Smith led the Cardinals...
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January 10, 2012
Coming off of a game that they probably should have won on Saturday, you had a feeling that the UConn Huskies women's basketball team would play a lot better on both ends of the floor. And that's what they did as they put on a clinic on Tuesday night.
Behind 65.5% shooting for the game plus a strong defensive effort, the Huskies easily beat the Providence Friars 96-35...
Bryce Cotton scored 16 of his game-high 19 points in the second half to lead Providence to its seventh straight victory in an 80-61 nonconference win over Rhode Island on Friday night.
The Friars, the first road team to win a game in this annual series in the last nine years, improved to 11-2 under new coach Ed Cooley, while the loss was the eighth straight for the Rams (1-11)....