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LaDontae Hinton's big second half spurs Providence past Miami

  Providence lost 40 points per game -- specifically Bryce Cotton exhausted his eligibility and Josh Fortune transferred to Colorado -- from a team that made a surprising run to the Big East championship last season. They then increased the difficulty of its non-conference schedule. ''Superman'' has made it easy for coach Ed Cooley to be thrilled with a 10-3 record. On Monday night...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Led by Hinton, Providence beats Miami 76-62

NEW YORK (AP) Providence lost 40 points per game - specifically Bryce Cotton exhausted his eligibility and Josh Fortune transferred to Colorado - from a team that made a surprising run to the Big East championship last season. They then increased the difficulty of its non-conference schedule. ''Superman'' has made it easy for coach Ed Cooley to be thrilled with a 10-3 record. On...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bryce Cotton to sigs Two-Year Deal with Spurs

In one of the bigger surprises of the day, Shams Charania of RealGM is reporting that the San Antonio Spurs and undrafted guard Bryce Cotton have agreed to a two-year partially guaranteed deal. Undrafted free agent Bryce Cotton of Providence has agreed with Spurs on a partially guaranteed two-year deal, league sources tell RealGM. — […]
Via Project Spurs
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs Reach Two-Year Deal With Bryce Cotton

Undrafted free-agent guard Bryce Cotton of Providence has reached agreement on a partially guaranteed two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told RealGM. The deal is expected to be formally signed on Wednesday, and the agreement calls for the second year to become guaranteed should Cotton make the roster out of training camp in October next season, sources said...
Via RealGM
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to the NBA the Hard Way

The 2014 NBA Draft has passed, but the journey is not over for the players not among the 60 selected. Who are the top undrafted free agents from 2014? From Andrew Wiggins to Cory Jefferson, 60 players heard their names called on Thursday night, but every year there are athletes who slip through the cracks. Forced to make a team via impressive showings in the NBA Summer League and...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cotton, Durand Scott to play with Spurs at Summer League

Saturday afternoon a report surfaced stating the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs were trying to sign Providence undrafted point guard Bryce Cotton. The initial report didn’t clarify if Cotton was in discussions for a full NBA season contract, or just a “Summer Contract,” where a player would join an NBA team for training camp […]
Via Project Spurs
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs one of two teams trying to sign PG Bryce Cotton

According to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks are trying to sign undrafted Providence point guard Bryce Cotton. Undrafted Providence PG Bryce Cotton evaluating Spurs and Mavs offers and finalizing free-agent deal with one, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania)
Via Project Spurs
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: 10 Best Players That Weren’t Taken

NBA Draft: 10 Best Players That Weren’t Selected By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… I was watching the NBA Draft and I turned on my X-Box after about 3 hours, bored and played Batman while looking at my computer constantly to see who was drafted 28-60. I wasn’t paying too much attention until after the draft when I noticed multiple players that I had as borderline...
Via HoopStuff
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Cotton, Russ Smith Lead Celtics Workout Heavy On Scoring Guards

WALTHAM, Mass. – A guard-heavy collection of mostly fringe prospects jumped of the Boston Celtics’ pre-draft workouts Monday. Arizona’s Nick Johnson and Louisville’s Russ Smith headlined a group that was thin on first-round talent, but loaded with players who have local ties. None of the players in attendance is expected to go close to where the Celtics are scheduled to...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz To Work Out Six Draft Prospects Wednesday

The Utah Jazz will work out six NBA draft prospects on Wednesday. The Jazz will bring in Taylor Braun of North Dakota State, Akil Mitchell of Virginia, Bryce Cotton of Providence, Mike Moser of Oregon, Stephen Holt of St. Mary's and Ronald Roberts Jr. of St. Joseph's.
Via RealGM
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Point Guards in the 2014 NBA Draft

In the updated rankings, Australian native Dante Exum is the top point guard prospect in the 2014 NBA Draft, followed by Oklahoma State sophomore Marcus Smart at No. 2, and Syracuse freshman Tyler Ennis, who jumped from No. 7 to No. 3. UConn senior Shabazz Napier has used his dynamic play in the NCAA Tournament to earn a Top 5 billing. A couple of movers include Louisiana Lafayette...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Brackets: East Region

Welcome to this edition of breaking down the brackets. Up next is the East region. This is another region that features a higher seed than the 1 as it's favorite. Things like that have made the tournament very unpredictable this year. If you missed the previews of the South and Midwest, there they are. This is a post from Run the Floor. Be sure to check out the rest of the things...
Via Bearcats Blog
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Iowa State Vs. North Carolina – Game Time, TV Schedule, Announcers, Line, Predictions

Twitter/@CycloneMBB Iowa State cruised to an easy win against NC Central, but suffered a big loss along the way, losing Georges Niang to injury for the rest of the tournament. North Carolina snuck out a close win against Providence, despite Bryce Cotton’s best efforts. The winner will face the winner of Villanova-UConn. Be sure to click here for more on Iowa State and North Carolina...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC 79 Providence 77

In March, you do not question the manner in which you win games, you simply say, "Thank you" and move on. For much of the game there wasn't a lot fault to be found with how North Carolina was playing. UNC was doing the things they needed to do. The tempo was where UNC wanted it. Roy Williams was freely substituting looking for an edge given Providence only uses six players. UNC controlled...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto Finishes Off the Sickest Spin Move With a Dunk

The Tar Heels were pushed to the limit against the Providence Friars in their Tournament opener Friday, and needed a little bit of luck (Bryce Cotton fumbling a long rebound) and a pair of free throws to secure the win, 79-77.Along the way fans were treated to some tremendous play from several players, but the play of the game (and possibly the tournament so far) has to go to UNC...
Via FatManWriting
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Cotton’s 36 Points Not Enough To Lead Providence Past UNC In NCAA Tournament

Providence had a chance to upset North Carolina in Friday’s first-round matchup in the East Region, but senior Friars guard Bryce Cotton was unable to grab an important rebound in the final seconds and the Tar Heels escaped with a victory. No. 6 seed UNC (24-9) will play the winner between No. 3 seed Iowa State and No. 14 North Carolina Central in the third round of the NCAA tournament...
Via NESN.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: UNC survives upset-minded Providence

The sixth-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels escaped 11-seed Providence in every sense of the word in the two teams' NCAA Tournament opener on Friday. The Tar Heels walked away with a 79-77 nail-biter in one of the most closely-contested games of the tourney's first weekend. Here are three quick observations from the game: 1. North Carolina's depth won out ... just barely The game...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 21, 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

Breaking Down the Brackets: East Region

Welcome to this edition of breaking down the brackets. Up next is the East region. This is another region that features a higher seed than the 1 as it's favorite. Things like that have made the tournament very unpredictable this year. If you missed the previews of the South and Midwest, there they are. This is a post from Run the Floor. Be sure to check out the rest of the things...
Via Bearcats Blog
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

East Bracket Breakdown: 2014 NCAA Tournament

Top 5 Players 1. DeAndre Kane (Iowa State) 2. Shabazz Napier (UConn) 3. Marcus Paige (North Carolina) 4. Bryce Cotton (Providence) 5. Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati) 3 Stars you haven’t heard much about 1. Jeremy Ingram (North Carolina Central) 2.Langston Galloway (St. Joes) 3. Devon Saddler (Delaware) Best scorer : Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati) Best passer: Joe Jackson (Memphis) Best...
Via roundballchat.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

East Region (Host: Big East Conference)Regional Location: Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)Top 4 Seeds: (1) Virginia, (2) Villanova, (3) Iowa State, (4) Michigan State Best First Round Games:(6) North Carolina vs. (11) Providence: A matchup of two of the best players in the country as UNC's Marcus Paige takes on Big East Tournament Champion Providence Friars and Bryce Cotton...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence Beats Creighton To Win 2014 Big East Tournament

Providence defeated Creighton 65-58 to win the 2014 Big East Tournament. Bryce Cotton was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Doug McDermott, Austin Chatman, LaDontae Henton, Gene Teague and Semaj Christon.
Via RealGM
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

East Region preview: Is Virginia a real contender?

TEAM TO BEAT: Virginia. The Cavaliers not only won the ACC regular season, but then went on to win the conference tournament.  I know many just didn't see UVa as a top seed, but this is a solid team that rarely beats itself.  I always say they just squuuuueeeeze wins out.  TEAM THAT WILL WIN THE REGION: Michigan State. I have been on the Spartans bandwagon all year long. ...
Via Sportz Assassin
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

Providence beats Creighton to win Big East

Bryce Cotton scored 23 points and Providence won its first Big East tournament title since 1994 with a great defensive effort against Doug McDermott and No. 14 Creighton in a 65-56 victory Saturday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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