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Henton, Dunn help Providence roll past UMass 85-65

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 27 points, Kris Dunn added 16 with 11 assists and Providence coasted past Massachusetts 85-65 on Saturday. Tyler Harris chipped in 12 points and Carson Desrosiers had 10 with nine rebounds for the Friars (9-3), who shot 45.2 percent from the field. Dunn went 7 of 12 from the floor and also had five steals and five boards. Maxie Esho led...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence beats Rhode Island 68-60

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Kris Dunn scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Providence held on to beat Rhode Island 68-60 on Wednesday night. Tyler Harris had 17 points, three rebounds and four assists for the Friars (7-3). LaDontae Henton chipped in 15 points. After trailing 31-26 at the break, the Rams (5-3) moved ahead to lead by one, 34-33, early in the second. But the Friars...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn and Jalen Lindsey to play vs. Kentucky Wildcats

When the Kentucky Wildcats host Providence today, the Friars will have the services of point guard Kris Dunn and freshman wing Jalen Lindsey. Both sat out Friday vs. Yale because of what Cooley called “severe” ankle sprains. both were questionable to play against Kentucky, but it looks as though they’re good to go.  Lindsey is averaging 5.2 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Numbers and What To Watch For: Kentucky vs. Providence

Kentucky welcomes an undefeated Providence Friars team into Rupp Arena on Sunday, a team many of the current UK players are familiar with. The Cats and Friars met last season in Brooklyn, New York, with Kentucky picking up a 79-65 victory. Providence has gotten off to a hot start to begin its 2014-15 campaign. The […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Henton's 38 lift Providence over Notre Dame 75-74

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored a career-high 38 points and deflected a last-second shot by Notre Dame as Providence defeated the Irish 75-74 Sunday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at Mohegan Sun Arena. In perhaps the best individual performance so far in this college basketball season, Henton made 14 of 19 shots from the field and hit the winning free throws with...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Henton, Harris lead Providence past Albany 64-60

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Providence to a 64-60 victory over Albany on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. Tyler Harris hit a 3-pointer to give Providence a 60-55 lead with 48 seconds to play. Evan Singletary answered with a 3 to pull Albany within 60-58 with 39 seconds left before Kris Dunn and Harris...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence Forward Mark Jankowski Won't Travel to North Dakota

The Providence Friars beat writer Mark Divver tweeted that junior center Mark Jankowski won't be making the trip to North Dakota this weekend when UND plays Providence College at the Ralph this weekend. That's a significant loss for Providence College.During his career at P.C., Jankowski has scored (20g-23a—43pts) in 73 games. Jankowski was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the...
Via Goon's World
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake Caggiula Is Set to Play This Weekend against Providence

For those that are wondering, junior forward Drake Caggiula will be playing this weekend... Last Saturday, during the third period of UND’s game against Colorado College, Caggiula was hurt (took hit to the head) and went to the locker room with the trainer Mark Poolman. Because of the injury, Caggiula didn't return to the game. Fast forward to this week. According to UND head...
Via Goon's World
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence bolsters backcourt with two guard additions

The Providence Friars added two commitments in recent days, one for the incoming freshman class, and another for the 2015 recruiting cycle. Providence nabbed 6′-2″ guard Tyree Chambers of Germany, according to a report on BigEastCoastBias.com, as well as 6′-3″ guard Drew Edwards of Calvert Hall (MD). Adding a guard like Chambers this late in the cycle ...
Via Hoopniks
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: North Carolina Vs. Providence – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@UNCBBall UNC and Providence are two of the most unpredictable teams in the field, making this an extremely fun match-up. Providence came out of nowhere to win the Big East Tournament, and have two huge wins over Creighton. UNC lost to a number of middling mid-majors, but beat Louisville, Michigan State, and Kentucky, and eventually rattled off 12 straight ACC wins. The winner...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Providence players investigated for sexual assault

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, two Providence Friars basketball players are under investigation for a sexual assault of an alleged female victim which took place on campus in November. Rodney Bullock and Brandon Austin are the two named in the investigation. Back in November, both were susupended by the school. Austin […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Providence Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Providence Friars were given an 11-seed in the East-region. They are coached by Ed Cooley and hail from Big East. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against North Carolina in San Antonio on Friday. Why: Providence finished the regular season with a 10-8 record...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Big East Tournament Title Game Recap: Providence Defeats Creighton

  Providence 65 Creighton 58 When Providence coach Ed Cooley was asked why he decided to play zone against the best offense in college Basketball his answer was simple: “Because I’m crazy.” One had to feel a little crazy themselves when watching the game early on. It’s hard to imagine that the same high scoring offense lead by Doug ‘McBuckets’ McDermott was the same...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Henton-led Providence reaches Big East final

LaDontae Henton had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Bryce Cotton added 18 points and 10 assists, and Providence advanced to its second Big East championship game with an 80-74 victory over stubborn Seton Hall on Friday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cotton, Henton lift Providence over Xavier 81-72

Bryce Cotton finished with 25 points and LaDontae Henton had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Providence held off Xavier 81-72 on Saturday. The Friars (15-5, 5-2) have now won five straight Big East games, the program's longest conference winning streak since 2004. Justin Martin paced Xavier (15-5, 5-2) with 19 points with Semaj Christon coming up with 18 points. The Musketeers are...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Newsblurb: Providence loses Kris Dunn for the season

Send to KindleProvidence College sophomore Kris Dunn will have shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season Dunn, a sophomore, suffered the injury during an exhibition game against Rhode Island College on Nov. 2. He returned after a three-game absence and averaged 3.8 points in four games before deciding to have surgery. Dunn also had shoulder surgery and missed nine games last...
Via College Chalktalk
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Interview w/ Providence’s LaDontae Henton

Send to KindleOn Thursday evening, Rhode Island and Providence met for state bragging rights. In a hotly contested game, which included a fiery mid-court exchange between both head coaches in the second half, Providence held off a last second attempt by Rhode Island and escaped with a 50-49 victory. Following the game, Andrew Greene had a chance to catch up with Providence forward...
Via College Chalktalk
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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