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#45 Providence Friars: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks take Providence G Ledo, pick headed to Mavs

The Milwaukee Bucks are sending Providence guard Ricky Ledo to Dallas for a 2014 second-round choice that the Mavericks picked up in a separate deal. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that Ledo, the 43rd overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, was headed to the Mavericks. The Bucks get Brooklyn's second-round pick next year, which Dallas acquired...
Via AP on Fox
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Boston Celtics Mock Draft: Best Available Option

The Boston Celtics have had a busy offseason, and it will continue on through the draft and beyond. With the Celtics transforming into a rebuilding mode, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge will have to decide and analyze who is the best player on the board rather than from a positional aspect at pick No.16. That being said, let’s run through the choices and...
Via Atlantic Twine
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Draft Prospect: Ricky Ledo

One of the biggest mysteries in the upcoming NBA draft is former Providence guard Ricky Ledo. He was a very highly touted prospect last summer, but was declared academically to play this season. This makes his value very hard to gauge for scouts because he has never played against top competition. Ledo, 20, is expected to be on the board when the Celtics draft at pick 16. While he...
Via CLNS Radio
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite lack of experience, Ricky Ledo could be possible Bucks draftee

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- One half credit is all that stood between Ricky Ledo and his collegiate eligibility. Ruled as a partial qualifier by the NCAA, Ledo was able to practice with Providence College this past season, but couldn't play for the Friars. Transferring between four different high schools in five years left the talented guard one half of a credit shy of qualification...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite lack of experience, Ricky Ledo could be possible Bucks draftee

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- One half credit is all that stood between Ricky Ledo and his collegiate eligibility. Ruled as a partial qualifier by the NCAA, Ledo was able to practice with Providence College this past season, but couldn't play for the Friars. Transferring between four different high schools in five years left the talented guard one half of a credit shy of qualification...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Workouts and Rumors

The Celtics have a couple of workouts coming this week according to HoopsHype and Chad Ford. There is a workout scheduled for this week that will include at least 4 players: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Jamaal Franklin, Allen Crabbe, and Nick Minnerath. Pope is a 6'6" shooting guard who is ranked #13 on Chad Ford's Big Board and is projected to be a lottery pick. ...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Friars guard Ledo worked out with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have made the most of bringing in several draft prospects, as the NBA Draft nears, mostly of the shooting variety. Ricky Ledo, a 6-6 guard from Providence, came through town for a workout recently, according to NBA.com. The Spurs' scouts had their work cut out for them working out a player who didn't have an inch of college game tape or a second...
Via Project Spurs
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

A Few Random Draft Rumors

First, we have a rumor from Sportando about Luigi "Gigi" Datome, a star in the Italian league. Gigi Datome, captain and star of Virtus Roma, may sign in the NBA next season. The forward of the Italian National team is having his best season in Serie A, where he scores 17.8ppg with 5.8rpg shooting with 53.9% from two and 46.1% from the arc in 21 games played. Datome...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ledo makes rounds, visits 6th team before draft

All season long, Ricky Ledo treated practices at Providence as game days. It was his only chance to see the court. Ruled academically ineligible last fall, the freshman didn't get to play a minute for the Friars - and yet he's still among the top point guards in the upcoming NBA draft. Ledo has been making the rounds since declaring for the draft, already visiting six different...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Workout Notes and a Couple More Player Profiles

A couple of days ago I posted the player profiles of 10 of the 12 players who were in Waltham on Friday and Saturday for the pre-draft workouts with the Celtics.  Of those 10 players, 6 were point guards and 4 were centers.  The Celtics also worked out a couple of shooting guards,   Vander Blue and Ricky Ledo. Friday's six-man workout featured guards including Louisville...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Underclassmen that have declared for the NBA Draft (Update 4-14)

It is that time of the year again when the top underclassmen declare for the NBA draft. Below is a list of those underclassmen who already decided to put their name in the draft. Some of those players do not plan on hiring an agent. Underclassmen declared for NBA Draft Steven Adams Pittsburgh C Fr. 7-0 C.J. Aiken St. Joseph’s F Jr. 6-9 Anthony Bennett...
Via roundballchat.com
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Providence’s Best Recruit In Years, Ricky Ledo, Declares For The NBA Without Even Playing A Game For The Friars

friars.com Ahead of the 2012-2013 season, the Providence College basketball program landed one of the biggest recruits in the nation – Ricky Ledo. The hometown prep star (ranked No. 21 overall by ESPN) was supposed to help rebuild the Friars’ program and take them back to the NCAA Tournament – a place they haven’t been since 2004. But in early September, those plans were...
Via College Spun
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ledo Looks To The NBA

Reports indicated that Ricky Ledo would meet with head coach Ed Cooley upon Cooley’s arrival back in Providence on Tuesday after the Final Four. It didn’t take long for word to leak out that Ledo had decided to enter the NBA draft and forego next season with the Friars.
Via providence.scout.com
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

McLemore, Oladipo, Ledo declare for NBA draft

Ben McLemore is one and done at Kansas. Ricky Ledo is none and done with Providence. McLemore, Kansas' talented freshman guard, was among several underclassmen who wasted little time in declaring for the NBA draft on Tuesday, the day after the college season ended. Ledo, Providence, R.I., native, practiced with the Friars this season but never played because he failed to qualify...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Providence's Ricky Ledo entering NBA draft

Providence freshman guard Ricky Ledo is entering the NBA draft Ledo, a Providence native, says Tuesday he ''felt he could not pass up this opportunity to enter the NBA draft now.'' In September, the NCAA ruled that Ledo could not compete in games for the Friars in 2012-13, but he did practice and work out with the team during the season. The 6-foot-6 Ledo did not...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Ledo Could Declare For Draft Despite Not Playing In 12-13

Ricky Ledo was declared a partial qualifier at Providence this season, meaning he can practice but not play.
Via RealGM
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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