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Providence holds on in OT, tops Xavier 69-66

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to score 44 points and Providence needed overtime to withstand a Xavier comeback as the Friars took a 69-66 win Thursday night. Xavier trailed by 12 points at halftime and scored the final nine points of regulation to force overtime -- a run bracketed by Myles Davis' 3-pointer and capped by his layup with :28 left. J...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dunn scores 21 pts in Providence's 74-65 win over Bluejays

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Kris Dunn scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half to lead three Providence scorers in double figures, and the Friars sent Creighton to its seventh straight loss with a 74-65 victory on Saturday night. LaDontae Henton added 18 points and Tyler Harris had 13 for the Friars (14-5, 4-2 Big East), who swept the season series with the Bluejays. James Milliken scored...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence Friars Down South Shore Kings In TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Finals (Video)

The TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament has its first winner. The Providence Friars completed their championship run by downing the South Shore Kings 1-0 to win the boys’ squirts (10-and-under) bracket. As the score indicates, the squirts final featured some stellar goaltending from both the Friars’ Lucas Hundley and the Kings’ Andy Hassey. In the final round, however, Providence’s...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence Takes Fourth Annual Pink Out Game, 74-65

Kris Dunn had 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead Providence to a 74-65 win. The Friars came during Creighton's fourth annual Pink Out athat raised more than $16,000 for charity.

Friars Shut Out Glades, Advance To TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Finals (Video)

It was a hard-fought matchup, but the Providence Friars downed the Vermont Glades in the boys’ squirts bracket (10 and under) of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament semifinals. It was a battle between Glades goaltender Liam Guyette and the Friars’ Lucas Hundley, as offense was hard to come by with these two between the pipes. It was Alex Nadeau...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence Friars Move Past Seacoast In TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Quarterfinals (Video)

In a battle of the goaltenders, it was the Providence Friars who came out on top to advance to the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 semifinals. Only one goal was scored in the Friars’ 1-0 quarterfinal win against Seacoast in the boys’ squirts bracket (10 and under), with that tally coming from Alex Nadeau. Nadeau used some nifty stickwork and his terrific hands to squeak a goal past Seacoast...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence Friars Defeat Sam 2 In TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Matchup (Video)

Alex Nadeau came to play for the Providence Friars. Nadeau showed off some nifty moves to score on all three of his chances and help his team defeat Sam Moose 2 in the first round of the boys’ squirts bracket (10 and under) in the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament. Sam 2’s Tyrell Lewis wasn’t too shabby himself, responding to Nadeau’s first goal...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence tops Creighton 65-53, wins 5th straight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton scored 35 points to lead Providence to its fifth-consecutive win, beating Creighton 65-53 in the Big East opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Henton made 12 of 21 field goals, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range, and grabbed eight rebounds. Kris Dunn had 12 assists, eight rebounds and two steals for Providence (11-3, 1-0). The Friars led...
Via AP on Fox
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
November 30, 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

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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