PROVIDENCE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Here is a photo gallery from the UConn men’s hockey game versus the Providence College Friars on February 4, 2015 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. The UConn Huskies and Friars tied 2-2 in a Hockey East matchup.
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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.
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...
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...
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...
LaDontae Henton scored 12 points to lead Providence to a dominating 66-45 win over Binghamton on Monday night.
Tyler Harris had 11 points and Kris Dunn added 10 for Providence (2-0). Carson Desrosiers contributed eight points and had four blocks while pulling down 10 rebounds.
The Friars now have won 37 consecutive non-conference games at home.
Providence (2-0) swarmed Binghamton...
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November 18, 2014
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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January 25, 2014
Bryce Cotton had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, including the game-winning shot to lead Providence to an 84-83 double-overtime victory over St. John's on Thursday night, the Red Storm's fifth straight loss.
Cotton also came up with the biggest defensive play of the game when he tied up Max Hooper under the St. John's basket with 21 seconds left in the second overtime...
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January 16, 2014
Providence coach Ed Cooley thinks they should fast forward to the final second next time his team plays Massachusetts.
For the second straight season, the Minutemen and the Friars played tight only to see the outcome decided on a last-second shot. And for the second straight meeting, Providence fell short.
Derrick Gordon's put-back of Trey Davis' miss with 1.1 seconds remaining...
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December 28, 2013
Kadeem Batts and Bryce Cotton each scored 22 points as Providence rolled to a 94-70 victory over Maine on Saturday.
A fifth-year senior, Batts notched the 1,000th point of his college career on a slam dunk in the first half. He joins Cotton and junior LaDontae Henton as current members of PC's 1,000-point club.
Zarko Valjarevic led Maine (1-9) with 16 points on 4-of-5 shooting...
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December 21, 2013
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...
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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...