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Just like home: Dayton beats Providence 66-53 in tournament

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Dyshawn Pierre scored 20 points and Dayton rode a loud home-crowd advantage to another NCAA Tournament victory, beating Providence 66-53 Friday night. The 11th-seeded Flyers (27-8) will face Oklahoma on Sunday night, with a chance to reach the round of 16 for the second straight season. Sixth-seeded Providence (22-12) could not overcome early foul trouble on...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Bracket - East Region

As the 2 seed last year Villanova failed to make the Sweet 16.  This year, a better team and a 1 seed, the Wildcats will look to make a Final Four run, but will most likely have to face a Rick Pitino led Louisville team in the Elite 8 to get there.  Nova has not lost since January 19th, and has 8 wins against tournament teams since then.   View image | gettyimages.com ...
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March 18, 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...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tough outs: Top NCAA seeds would rather avoid Ducks, Friars

There are several upset-minded teams lurking around the NCAA Tournament, just waiting to ruin the championship dreams of a high seed. It's what makes the annual sporting event a spectacle and some of most-watched reality TV on the air. Don't sleep on the likes of Providence, Oregon and giant-slayer Davidson. They're some of the teams that will likely be tough outs because of their...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence-Villanova Preview

Villanova used another hot shooting performance from the perimeter to advance and pull closer to some historic achievements. The fourth-ranked Wildcats can establish their longest-ever winning streak and set a single-season school record for victories Friday night against Providence in a Big East Tournament semifinal at Madison Square Garden. Villanova (30-2) opened postseason play...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Henton, Dunn star as Providence tops St. John's in Big East tourney

NEW YORK -- LaDontae Henton had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Kris Dunn had 17 points and 11 assists to lead fourth-seeded Providence to a 74-57 victory over fifth-seeded St. John's on Thursday in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. The Friars (22-10), the defending champions, will play top-seeded and fourth-ranked Villanova (30-2) in the semifinals on...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence rolls past St. John's 74-57 in Big East

NEW YORK (AP) LaDontae Henton had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Kris Dunn had 17 points and 11 assists to lead fourth-seeded Providence to a 74-57 victory over fifth-seeded St. John's on Thursday in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. The Friars (22-10), the defending champions, will play top-seeded and fourth-ranked Villanova (30-2) in the semifinals...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching up with Joey Brackets

Send to Kindle Andrew Greene had a chance to catch up with Joe Lunardi of ESPN over the weekend in Kingston. Joe gave Andrew his thoughts on the upcoming Atlantic 10 Tournament in Brooklyn. The two also discussed his number 1 seeds and who Joe likes – Kentucky or the field. Related Posts: VIDEO: Joe Lunardi talks NCAA Tournament picture VIDEO: Interview w/ Providence...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Conference Tournament Preview

About a year ago the word on the mean streets of Twitter had the Big East Conference six feet underground. It was dead they said, with an emphasis on their demise being put on the lack of depth in the league. Fast-forward and things have changed a bit. It is assumed that at-least five Big East teams are going to get in the NCAA Tournament. That is a far cry from death. That’s not...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Conference Tournament Preview

About a year ago the word on the mean streets of Twitter had the Big East Conference six feet underground. It was dead they said, with an emphasis on their demise being put on the lack of depth in the league. Fast-forward and things have changed a bit. It is assumed that at-least five Big East teams are going to get in the NCAA Tournament. That is a far cry from death. That’s not...
Via The Student Section
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Villanova's Hilliard, Providence's Henton headline All-Big East team

NEW YORK -- Villanova's Darrun Hilliard and Providence teammates LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn were all unanimous picks to the All-Big East team. Kellen Dunham of Butler, D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera of Georgetown, D'Angelo Harrison of St. John's and Ryan Arcidiacono of Villanova rounded out the seven-man first team announced Sunday. The team was selected by the league's coaches. Hilliard...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hilliard, Henton, Dunn lead All-Big East

NEW YORK (AP) Villanova's Darrun Hilliard and Providence teammates LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn were all unanimous picks to the All-Big East team. Kellen Dunham of Butler, D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera of Georgetown, D'Angelo Harrison of St. John's and Ryan Arcidiacono of Villanova rounded out the seven-man first team announced Sunday. The team was selected by the league's coaches. Hilliard...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East Season Awards

All-Big East Team Kris Dunn, Providence Darrun Hilliard, Villanova Sir’Dominic Pointer, St. John’s LaDontae Henton, Providence Daniel Ochefu, Villanova   All-Freshman Team Trevon Bluiett, Xavier Toby Henger, Creighton Isaac Copeland, Georgetown   Defensive Player of the Year Sir’Dominic Pointer, St. John’s   Sixth Man of the Year   Coach of the Year Chris Holtmann, Butler
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East tournament: Full bracket & TV schedule

The 2015 Big East tournament will be held March 11-14 at Madison Square Garden, the mecca of basketball, with all nine games being televised on FOX Sports 1. Ed Cooley's Providence Friars won last year's tournament by beating Doug McDermott and Creighton, and they enter this tournament having enjoyed a second straight season of at least 20 wins. The Friars don't have Bryce Cotton...
Via Fox Sports
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Butler Does A Little More: The Bulldogs Eclipse Providence In A Big East Showcase

How much do you know about the Big East, as tournament time approaches? Chances are you’re familiar with Villanova and are aware that the Wildcats will be a top-two seed when March Madness begins. What about the teams just below Villanova in the standings, however? It’s been easier for the likes of Butler and Providence to fly under the radar, but after a compelling collision...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Butler Does A Little More: The Bulldogs Eclipse Providence In A Big East Showcase

How much do you know about the Big East, as tournament time approaches? Chances are you’re familiar with Villanova and are aware that the Wildcats will be a top-two seed when March Madness begins. What about the teams just below Villanova in the standings, however? It’s been easier for the likes of Butler and Providence to fly under the radar, but after a compelling collision...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Henton, Bentil score 21 apiece, lead No. 24 Providence over Seton Hall

  Ben Bentil scored a career-high 21 points and added 10 rebounds and No. 24 Providence shot 67 percent from the field in the second half in rallying from a big first-half deficit to defeat Seton Hall 79-66 on Wednesday night. LaDontae Henton also scored 21 points and Kris Dunn scored all 17 of his points in the second half when the Friars (21-9, 11-6 Big East) hit 13 of their first...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Henton, Bentil score 21 apiece No. 24 Friars beat Seton Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Ben Bentil scored a career-high 21 points and added 10 rebounds and No. 24 Providence shot 67 percent from the field in the second half in rallying from a big first-half deficit to defeat Seton Hall 79-66 on Wednesday night. LaDontae Henton also scored 21 points and Kris Dunn scored all 17 of his points in the second half when the Friars (21-9, 11-6 Big East) hit...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence-Seton Hall Preview

Providence is starting to pick up steam with the Big East tournament just around the corner, and last year's champs have a chance to do more damage with LaDontae Henton leading the charge. Looking to continue their push, the 24th-ranked Friars go for a fourth win in five games and fourth in a row over Seton Hall as these league foes meet at the Prudential Center on Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 25 Providence drops Marquette; LaDontae Henton scores 25

  LaDontae Henton's experience paid off for the Providence Friars on Sunday. The senior had 25 points and 15 rebounds in a 77-66 win over Marquette. "He was a possessed man today, and I mean that in a very professional way," Friars coach Ed Cooley said. "He showed that urgency and willed us, especially when things were getting tight." Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 25 Providence cruises past Marquette 77-66

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds and No. 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 on Sunday. Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for the Friars (20-9, 10-6). Duane Wilson led Marquette (11-17, 3-13) with 22 points while Matt Carlino had 21 points and six assists. The Golden Eagles have lost five straight and 11 of their past 12. Providence...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette's slide continues with loss to Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds and No. 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 on Sunday. Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for the Friars (20-9, 10-6). Duane Wilson led Marquette (11-17, 3-13) with 22 points while Matt Carlino had 21 points and six assists. The Golden Eagles have lost five straight and 11 of their past 12. Providence...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette's slide continues with loss to Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds and No. 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 on Sunday. Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for the Friars (20-9, 10-6). Duane Wilson led Marquette (11-17, 3-13) with 22 points while Matt Carlino had 21 points and six assists. The Golden Eagles have lost five straight and 11 of their past 12. Providence...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence-Villanova Preview

Villanova's outstanding 3-point shooting has helped it take aim at another Big East title, but its league-best defense is bracing for what should be a stiff test against the conference's top scorer. The sixth-ranked Wildcats will try to increase their conference lead with a ninth straight win Tuesday night against LaDontae Henton and No. 25 Providence, who look to end the Wildcats...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence blows out DePaul 84-57

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to produce 43 points and 21 boards to lead Providence to an 84-57 win over DePaul on Wednesday night. Henton and Dunn combined for 27 first-half points and DePaul converted just 7 of 24 shots (29.2 percent) as the Friars took a 41-26 halftime lead. Providence (19-8, 9-5 Big East) shot 52.8 percent from the field, despite...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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