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Attempts to Catch Rogue Bat at Providence-Marquette Game Include Throwing Towels, Turning Off Lights (Video)

A very small animal caused a very big commotion at Milwaukee’s Bradley Center on Saturday. Midway through the second half of an eight-point game between Marquette and Providence, a bat swooped down from the building’s rafters and began flying around the court. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel chronicled the scene as players and coaches from both teams attempted to corral the...
Via NESN.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bats Attack Players During Providence vs. Marquette game

I can’t even front if a random bat came at me I would probably react the same way at Sidiki Johnson from Providence did. Where is Bruce Wayne when you need him? Bat attacks during Providence vs. Marquette What that being said this is hilarious and I have watched in 150 times already. Thank you Mock Sessions for this GIF.
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bat causes commotion at Providence-Marquette game

A bat caused some anxious moments during Saturday's game between Providence and Marquette, sending coaches, players and referees scrambling and delaying the game on a number of occasions. The bat first appeared with about 11 minutes left, as it began flying near the court and circling over the crowd. At several points, it swooped near the court, sending referees and players...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Bat interrupts Marquette/Providence game

Check out this raw video from the stands BMO Harris Bradley Center when a bat interrupts the game between Marquette and Providence. You can see players and coaches throwing towels as the bat flies over the court. The best part of this video? The arena deciding to appropriately play Ozzy Osbourne. Cosby Sweater’s has an awesome GIF of Providence’s Sidiki Johnson trying to take...
Via The Victory Formation
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bat gets physical with Marquette, Providence

MILWAUKEE In a matter of moments, Saturday's basketball game between Providence and Marquette went from a Big East battle to a battle with a little beast. With 11:33 left in the second half, a bat made its first appearance of many that wreaked havoc at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Repeatedly, officials stopped play while waiting for the bat to leave the court area. The second...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bat gets physical with Marquette, Providence

MILWAUKEE In a matter of moments, Saturday's basketball game between Providence and Marquette went from a Big East battle to a battle with a little beast. With 11:33 left in the second half, a bat made its first appearance of many that wreaked havoc at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Repeatedly, officials stopped play while waiting for the bat to leave the court area. The second...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bat attacks player during Providence-Marquette game

A bat made its way onto the court during the Marquette-Providence game on Saturday. Providence’s Sidiki Johnson took a swing after he was attacked by a bat.Johnson wasn’t as smooth about making contact with the bat as much as Manu Ginobili was. GIF via @bubbaprog
Via Diehardsport
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

In The Midst of the Big East Muddle

  Hope everyone had a nice MLK/Inauguration Day. I spent mine looking at cars and dealing with various used car salesmen. In my mind I’m pretending that this ordeal is me being recruited by colleges and the car is the scholarship offer. Kind of makes it a little more fun, even if there were points where I kind of forgot that the game was only in my head. There was even a salesman...
Via Pitt Blather
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Providence Friars : #13 Big East college basketball power rankings

Providence Coach: Ed Cooley (1 season at Providence 15-17) Overall 107-68, 6 years 2011-12: Record 15-17 overall, 4-14 in Big East ( Tie 15th) Starters Returning (3) Bryce Cotton, LaDonae Henton, Vincent Council Preseason Tournament: Puerto Rico Tip-Off Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Mississippi State, at Boston College Transfer Out: Gerard Coleman (Gonzaga), Ron Giplaye (East Tennessee...
Via roundballchat.com
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

#14 Arizona Wildcats: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order...
Via The Sports Bank
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

#67 Providence : College Basketball Countdown

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
Via roundballchat.com
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

#83 Providence Friars: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll...
Via The Sports Bank
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Dancing around the bubble

The college basketball season is winding down and it's time for the NCAA tournament selection committee to zoom in on all those RPIs, SOSs and W-Ls. The final decisions, at least for some of the final spots, will likely come from something beyond the numbers: The eyeball test. In other words, do they look like NCAA tournament teams? So, with the regular season starting to wrap...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

2011-2012 Big East basketball power rankings (2/10/12)

The biggest news involving Big East basketball this past week was the announcement that Memphis will be joining the conference beginning in the 2013-2014 season.  Meanwhile, teams are beginning to separate themselves from the pact and state their claim for the NCAA Tournament.  Be sure to check back every Friday for my latest Big East Power Rankings. 1. Syracuse: 24-1 overall...
Via The Sports Bank
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Sidiki Johnson to transfer to Providence

Sidiki Johnson will transfer from Arizona to Providence next season, his new school announced on Wednesday. Johnson will join a highly touted recruiting class, which already includes guards Kris Dunn and Rick Ledo. Johnson, a 6-9, 235-pound freshman forward, was suspended by Arizona coach Sean Miller on Nov. 21 for an undisclosed violation of team policy. Johnson left the Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Mixed bag for UA heading into Pac-12 play

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The record may not be what Arizona had hoped for or wanted, but the schedule -- in terms of preparing the Wildcats for whats ahead -- has been ideal. Its been a mixed bag of styles and paces in preparing for the upcoming Pac-12 race, the first for all 12 schools in what has been a disappointing pre-conference showing by all members. And yes, one must include Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Mixed bag for UA heading into Pac-12 play

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The record may not be what Arizona had hoped for or wanted, but the schedule -- in terms of preparing the Wildcats for whats ahead -- has been ideal. Its been a mixed bag of styles and paces in preparing for the inaugural Pac-12 race. The pre-conference buildup has been disappointing for all the contestants, and yes, one must include Arizona in that assessments...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Arizona's freshmen growing up in a hurry

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Come Christmas, Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will know what he has in his freshmen. Its not that he doesnt already have a feel for the group, but typically, he said, it takes about two months for the young newcomers to get a grasp of how things are and how they should be. On Saturday, in moving to 7-3 overall with a 63-47 win over Clemson at McKale Center...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson throttled by Arizona 63-47

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Nick Johnson had 14 points in another solid game, Solomon Hill had two big baskets among his 13 points and Arizona rode a big first-half cushion to a 63-47 win over Clemson on Saturday. Arizona (7-3) jumped on the Tigers early, building a 16-point lead by halftime and let up only a little, shooting 51 percent against one of the ACC's best defensive teams...
Via Fox Sports South
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson throttled by Arizona 63-47

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Nick Johnson had 14 points in another solid game, Solomon Hill had two big baskets among his 13 points and Arizona rode a big first-half cushion to a 63-47 win over Clemson on Saturday. Arizona (7-3) jumped on the Tigers early, building a 16-point lead by halftime and let up only a little, shooting 51 percent against one of the ACC's best defensive teams...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Wildcats roll to win over Clemson

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Nick Johnson had 14 points in another solid game, Solomon Hill had two big baskets among his 13 points and Arizona rode a big first-half cushion to a 63-47 win over Clemson on Saturday. Arizona (7-3) jumped on the Tigers early, building a 16-point lead by halftime and let up only a little, shooting 51 percent against one of the ACC's best defensive teams...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Pac-12 struggling to find identity

One of the noteworthy stories of the young college basketball season is the rise of Harvard, which cracked the Associated Press Top 25 poll for the first time and could be headed for the NCAA Tournament - even with an at-large bid - for the first time. It's the story of how maybe you can have it all - good players, good students and good citizens. And then, on the other side...
Via Fox Sports
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Sidiki Johnson Leaving Arizona

Sidiki Johnson "has left the (Arizona) program with the intention of transferring to another institution."
Via RealGM
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Johnson leaves Arizona program

Freshman forward Sidiki Johnson is leaving Arizona just two weeks after he was suspended by coach Sean Miller. Miller announced Sunday that the 6-foot-8, 235-pound Bronx, N.Y. native has left the program and intends to transfer to another school. Johnson appeared in three games this season and averaged 0.3 points and 0.7 rebounds. His indefinite suspension for violating team policy...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Suspended freshman Johnson leaving Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona freshman center Sidiki Johnson is no longer part of the Arizona program. The news came not even 24 hours after UA coach Sean Miller said Johnson "remains suspended" after Arizona defeated Northern Arizona 53-39 on Saturday. On Sunday afternoon, Arizona officials released a statement saying Johnson "has left the program with the intention of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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