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Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Has Eyes on Transfer Paschal Chukwu

Former Providence Friars center Paschal Chukwu is set to transfer to a different program, and it looks like there is one in particular that wants him badly. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, the 7-foot-2 post player is set to visit Nebraska today before heading to Kansas and then Iona. Paschal Chukwu will begin his visit to Nebraska today + then visits Kansas, source told...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Paschal Chukwu Drawing Interest From 4 Schools

Former Providence Friars big man Paschal Chukwu will visit Kansas, Nebraska, Virginia and Michigan State as he figures out where to continue his college basketball career. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported the update on the 7’2″, 226 pound center from Westport, Connecticut. Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu will take visits to Kansas, Nebraska, Virginia, and Michigan State...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence Transfer Tyler Harris Headed to Auburn

The Auburn Tigers have landed a major transfer in former Providence Friars forward Tyler Harris. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported the story. BREAKING: Providence transfer Tyler Harris has committed to Auburn, sources told @CBSSports. Story coming. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 15, 2015 The 6’9″, 223 pound, former four-star recruit from Dix Hills, NY and former...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence G Kris Dunn to Stay in School

It has been a long road for Providence guard Kris Dunn. After two years and two shoulder surgeries, he finally showed his skillset, averaging 15.6 points, 7.5 assists and 2.7 steals per game last season for the Friars and putting himself into the draft conversation, with some experts tabbing him as a possible late-lottery or mid-first round pick, as evidenced by DraftExpress.com...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence Celebrates National Title, Sings ‘We Are The Champions’ (Video)

The Providence Friars are the champions of the world. Well, maybe not the world. But who cares? Outside of going to Disney World, this might be the best way to celebrate a title in sports. Sing away, Providence. Thumbnail image via Youtube/Mike McMahon h/t to Mike McMahonFiled under: Hockey, Hockey East, Pat Bradley, Top Stories
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence National Champs T-Shirts, Pucks Among Items Already On Sale

Eat your hearts out, Providence fans. Actually, why not wear your heart on the sleeve of your brand new 2015 Providence College Division I national champions gear? The NCAA Championship Store is already selling all of the merchandise you could desire. There are five different t-shirts, two different hats, several bumper stickers, hockey sticks, and much more already on sale. Here’s...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA’s Tom McGinnis totally botches trophy presentation (Video)

Just when you thought a trophy presentation couldn’t get any worse than what the Chevy guy did during the World Series last October, someone goes out and gives him a run for his money. Tom McGinnis, who is a member of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Committee, completely botched the trophy presentation for the Providence Friars,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Eichel, Boston advance to Frozen Four Final vs Providence

Boston University freshman Jack Eichel continued to show he is a special player, by powering Boston over North Dakota to earn the Terriers a Frozen Four Final appearance against the Providence Friars. Eichel led Boston to an early lead, with a power play goal five minutes into the game. Before the first period came to an end, Brandon Hickey added to the Terriers lead. In the second...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn Gets Denied by Dayton

Providence’s Kris Dunn thought he had a dunk after a nice cut. He thought wrong.   DAYTON https://t.co/SXkX68Kpna — SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) March 21, 2015 That block has been the highlight of a chalk day in the NCAA tournament up to this point. Dayton is trying to change that, leading Providence at the half.
Via The Student Section
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence vs. Boise State/Dayton– Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

PC’s Kris Dunn was Big East Co-Player of the Year The sixth-seeded Providence Friars out of the Big East conference will have to wait and see who they meet in the first round. They’ll face the winner of the Tuesday night First Four game between Dayton and Boise State.  Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here. Date: Friday, March 20 Time: TBD...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting it “Dunn”, Providence Advances to Semifinals of Big East Tournament

Kris Dunn Had 17 Points and 11 Assists/friarbasketball.comby Cory Pontarollo@cory_pontarolloNew York, New York--- The reigning Big East Tournament champs picked up right where they left off as Providence dominated St. John’s by a score of 74 to 57. One would think that Ed Cooley’s club would miss the show that Bryce Cotton put on for the Friars last year in the Big East Tournament...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 12, 2015  |  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
January 17, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 03, 2015  |  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

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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