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  1. No. 6 UNC’s work on the glass overcomes Bryce Cotton’s incredible night

    Mar 21, 2014, 9:59 PM EDT

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    21 offensive rebounds and 26 second chance points were just too much for Providence.

  2. Big East Tournament: Providence removes any doubt, wins Big East title

    Mar 15, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Entering the week as a team squarely on the bubble, Providence removed any doubt by winning the Big East championship.

  3. Big East Tournament: LaDontae Henton leads Providence to first title game appearance in 20 years

    Mar 14, 2014, 10:16 PM EDT

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    LaDontae Henton scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Providence to its first Big East tournament title game appearance in 20 years.

  4. Fortune favours Providence

    Mar 14, 2014, 1:38 PM EDT

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    Providence’s best player against St. John’s wasn’t Bryce Cotton.

  5. Big East Tournament: Providence knocks off St. John’s despite mediocre outing from Bryce Cotton

    Mar 13, 2014, 5:33 PM EDT

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    Despite a mediocre outing from senior All-American Bryce Cotton, Providence held on for a 79-74 win over St. John’s on Thursday as the Friars won the Big East Tournament quarterfinal game which amounted to an NCAA Tournament play-in game for the two bubble teams.

  6. Bryce Cotton, Providence’s marathon man, looking to lead the Friars on a run to the NCAA tournament

    Mar 6, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Providence has found itself in double-overtime four times during Big East play this season. The most recent thriller came on Tuesday night against Marquette with the Friars’ NCAA tournament hopes undoubtedly on the line. In his 50th minute of action — the fourth time he’s logged every minute of a double-overtime game in the past nine…

  7. Improved defensive effort helps Xavier snap three-game skid

    Feb 8, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    With No. 6 Villanova and No. 12 Creighton not only headed to the NCAA tournament but in the process of fighting to earn protected (top four) seeds, the Big East has at least two teams who will hear their names called on Selection Sunday. The question at this juncture in the season is who else…

  8. College Basketball Week in Review: Bryce Cotton’s a star, Texas and Michigan surge

    Jan 27, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Bryce Cotton, Providence Bryce Cotton has been a really good player for the Friars for a long time, but since Providence has spent the entirety of his tenure on campus mired in national irrelevance, he hasn’t gotten near the amount of attention that he deserves. This week that changed. Cotton averaged 21.5…

  9. Providence in the mix atop Big East after beating Xavier

    Jan 25, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT

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    Bryce Cotton finished with 25 points and seven assists and LeDontae Henton added 23 points and 11 boards as Providence won their fifth straight game on Saturday, knocking off Xavier 81-72. The Friars moved to 15-5 overall and 5-2 in league play, putting them in a tie with Xavier for third place, just a game…

  10. Providence knocks off No. 20 Creighton, wins third straight

    Jan 18, 2014, 11:16 PM EDT

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    One of the biggest questions entering Big East play was how would the three newcomers, Butler, Creighton and Xavier, adjust to life in a new (and more physical) conference. While the Bulldogs have struggled both Creighton and Xavier have taken to their new surroundings, with the Bluejays entering Saturday’s game at Providence ranked 20th nationally…

  11. Derrick Gordon’s last-second bucket lifts UMass past Providence in overtime

    Dec 28, 2013, 9:37 PM EDT

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    AMHERST — Trey Davis told UMass coach Derek Kellogg he was confident he could take his man off the dribble and win the Minutemen the game. He did his typical jumpstop into a floater, but his shot came up a little bit short. Luckily the ball landed right into the hands of sophomore guard Derrick…

  12. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Louisville has first test of the season against North Carolina

    Nov 24, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 3 Louisville vs. No. 24 North Carolina, 1:00 p.m. (ESPN)  North Carolina isn’t the team that many projected in the preseason thanks to the absence of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald, but the Tar Heels still have enough firepower to challenge Louisville in the championship game of the Hall of Fame…

  13. College Hoops Week in Review: Julius Randle, Kendrick Perry and Providence

    Nov 11, 2013, 9:48 AM EDT

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kendrick Perry, Youngstown State Perry led the Penguins to a championship in the Kennesaw State Tournament this weekend, becoming the only team in the country to go 3-0 in the first three days of the season. The wins themselves weren’t overly impressive — Kennesaw State, Florida International and Eastern Kentucky — but…

  14. Providence without Bryce Cotton tonight against Brown

    Dec 28, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT

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    Providence continues to be shorthanded. In the last two weeks, the Friars have gotten freshman guard Kris Dunn (shoulder) and Vincent Council (hamstring) – active tonight against Brown for the first time since Nov. 10 – back into the lineup. Even though Dunn was impressive in his debut against Colgate with 13 assists and Council,…