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  1. Providence adds late 2014 commitment to bolster guard depth

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    Providence added another piece for the 2014-15 season late this week.

  2. Combo guard becomes Providence’s third 2015 commitment

    Aug 28, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT

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    Drew Edwards’ relationship with Providence head coach Ed Cooley was one reason why he chose PC.

  3. Life without Bryce Cotton, Kadeem Batts begins in Italy for Providence

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Newcomers Junior Lomomba (transfer from Cleveland State) and Kyron Cartwright are among the Friars who played well in their 135-50 victory.

  4. Providence gets a verbal commitment from a 2017 recruit

    Aug 10, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

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    Ed Cooley now has as many commits in the Class of 2017 as he does in the Class of 2015.

  5. USA Basketball announces U18 national team

    Jun 15, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones, two future Duke Blue Devils, headline the 12-man team.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Fortune favours Providence

    Mar 14, 2014, 1:38 PM EDT

    Josh Fortune

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

  9. USA Basketball names Billy Donovan Under-18 head coach, Sean Miller and Ed Cooley assistants

    Feb 4, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

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    Florida head coach Billy Donovan is getting his roster together with the addition of Chris Walker on Tuesday night, hoping to make another run in the NCAA tournament. Following the season, Donovan will once again coach USA Basketball. On Tuesday afternoon, Donovan was named the head coach of the Under-18 team. Donovan led the USA…

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

    Jan 25, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT

    Tyler Harris

    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…

  11. Suspended guard Brandon Austin elects to leave Providence

    Jan 4, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

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    Just two days before Christmas, Providence College announced that freshmen Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock, who were suspended prior to the start of the season, would remain suspended for the remainder of the season due to a violation of the school’s Code of Conduct. With that ruling being handed down, the two freshmen had a…

  12. Providence suspends freshmen Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock for rest of the season

    Dec 23, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    The Providence Friars were dealt a blow for the Big East portion of the schedule as the school announced on Monday that freshmen Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock have been suspended for the remainder of the season due to a violation of the school’s Code of Conduct. Austin and Bullock were suspended indefinitely from game…

  13. Report: Providence’s Kris Dunn to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

    Dec 11, 2013, 10:43 AM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    The resurgence that we all expected to see out of the Providence Friars this season looks like it may, once again, have to wait until next season. Kris Dunn, the top point guard in the Class of 2012, will miss the rest of the season to undergo shoulder surgery, according to Kevin McNamara of the…

  14. Providence freshmen Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock suspended indefinitely

    Nov 6, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT

    @cantguard1

    A promising season for Providence has gotten off to a bad start. A couple of days after Kris Dunn reinjured the shoulder that slowed him as a freshman, head coach Ed Cooley announced that two of his freshman, Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock, will be suspended indefinitely. “We hold our student-athletes to very high standards,” Cooley said…

  15. Kris Dunn leaves Providence’s exhibition game with shoulder injury

    Nov 3, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Kris Dunn joined Providence as a McDonald’s All-American, and was suppose to share a back court with Ricky Ledo last season. Unfortunately for Ed Cooley and his Friars that never happened. Ledo didn’t play a single game in a PC uniform, and even before Ledo was ruled ineligible, Dunn was sidelined with a shoulder injury…

  16. Report: Providence lands commitment from 2015 shooter Ryan Fazekas

    Oct 29, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Ed Cooley struck again on the recruiting trail, this time kicking off his 2015 recruiting class. Ryan Fazekas, a 6-foot-7 sharpshooter from Michigan City, IN, committed to the Friars on Tuesday morning. The news was first reported by Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. Fazekas played his AAU ball with Meanstreets, a Nike affiliated program…

  17. Providence continues to add to a loaded recruiting class with forward Ben Bentil

    Sep 30, 2013, 1:10 PM EDT

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    Ed Cooley continues to load up on talent in the Class of 2014 as the Providence head coach today earned a commitment from Ben Bentil, a 6-foot-8 forward from St. Andrew’s (DE). Bentil, who tweeted out his decision on Monday afternoon, picked the Friars over Temple and Miami, among others. Bentil is a powerful, 6-foot-8…

  18. Providence close to landing transfer guard Junior Lomomba

    Sep 8, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    On Saturday, Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars missed out on landing 2014 guard Jared Terrell, as well as his friend Abdul-Malik Abu, but according to report on Sunday, Cooley is close to adding a new member to the Friars’ backcourt. Junior Lomomba, who left Cleveland State, has been on campus in Rhode Island, and…

  19. Providence’s Ed Cooley joins staff for USA Basketball Men’s Under-19 World Championship team

    May 19, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    Yesterday, news broke that Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was in discussions to return as the USA Olympic men’s basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics. On a smaller scale, earlier last week the Providence Journal reported that Providence head coach Ed Cooley will join Marquette head coach Buzz Williams and Tim Ryan, head coach from the College of Central…

  20. Brandon Austin tweets he’s committed to Providence

    Nov 19, 2012, 6:55 PM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    Ed Cooley has locked up a good one. Brandon Austin, a 6-6, 170-pound wing out of Philadelphia, committed to Providence, per a series of tweets from his Twitter account. “For College I Will Be Attending…….PROVIDENCE COLLEGE!!!” Austin tweeted. Austin is a good get for Cooley, who is in the process of rebuilding the Friars. Austin…