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Providence Friars

  1. No. 1 Kentucky’s second-half defense the difference in win over Providence

    Nov 30, 2014, 5:03 PM EST

    Willie Cauley-Stein, Carson Desrosiers

    Providence made seven of its first ten shots to begin the game. From there, they shot 4-for-29 as Kentucky turned it up defensively.

  2. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: Oklahoma, No. 2 Wisconsin meet for Battle 4 Atlantis title

    Nov 28, 2014, 10:24 AM EST

    Buddy Hield  (AP)

    Providence better focus on Yale and not get caught looking forward to their game at No. 1 Kentucky on Sunday.

  3. Providence could be without two key players for multiple games

    Nov 25, 2014, 5:20 PM EST

    AP

    The Friars could be depleted on the perimeter against two tough opponents.

  4. Mike Brey was excited about Notre Dame’s loss because the Irish have their closer back

    Nov 24, 2014, 2:24 PM EST

    Jerian Grant, LaDontae Henton (AP Photo)

    Jerian Grant was dominant in the final 12 minutes against Providence.

  5. Weekly Awards: LaDontae Henton, West Virginia with notable performances

    Nov 24, 2014, 11:41 AM EST

    LaDontae Henton (AP Photo)

    Henton went for 38 against Notre Dame, while West Virginia won the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

  6. College Basketball Talk’s latest top 25: Kentucky reigns, but how far will Kansas, Florida slide?

    Nov 24, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

    Miami v Florida

    Putting together a top 25 this early is tough to do as we balance expectations with early season performance.

  7. Late Night Snacks: West Virginia, Miami win in-season tournament titles

    Nov 24, 2014, 1:10 AM EST

    Juwan Staten (AP Photo)

    No. 1 Kentucky set a new school record, Ohio State’s Shannon Scott broke Aaron Craft’s single-game assist record and more.

  8. Providence star LaDontae ‘Buckets’ Henton may be the nation’s most under-appreciated star

    Nov 24, 2014, 12:15 AM EST

    AP Photo

    ‘Buckets’ earned his nickname because he gets … buckets.

  9. Providence cruises past struggling Florida State as Kris Dunn looks like a major factor

    Nov 22, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    Carson Desrosiers, Montay Brandon

    Providence jumped out to a quick 9-0 lead and cruised to an easy win over Florida State.

  10. Arizona, Michigan State headline 2015 Wooden Legacy field

    Nov 20, 2014, 4:58 PM EST

    Tom Izzo

    Arizona, Michigan State and Providence all reached last season’s NCAA tournament.

  11. The new-look Big East will improve heading into Year 2

    Nov 10, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

    Getty Images

    Four bids to the NCAA tournament and the national player of the year. What does the new Big East do for an encore?

  12. Kris Dunn looks to put injuries behind him as he shoulders heavy load for Providence

    Nov 10, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

    AP

    The top-rated point guard in 2012 has played in just 29 games. He’s at the center of Providence’s NCAA tournament hopes this season.

  13. 2014-15 Season Preview: Villanova is the heavy favorite in an uncertain Big East

    Nov 10, 2014, 10:42 AM EST

    Getty Images

    The relaunch of the Big East enters Year 2. Villanova is the clear-cut favorite followed by multiple teams that have talent, but also questions to answer.

  14. Providence freshman forward, a top 100 recruit, is cleared to play this season

    Oct 24, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

    Ed Cooley adds a 6-foot-8 forward to the Friars’ front court.

  15. Providence loses redshirt freshman forward to torn ACL

    Oct 15, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

    Rodney Bullock was suspended for the entire 2013-14 season and was off to a good start in workouts before injuring his knee last week.

  16. Three-star point guard commits to Virginia Tech

    Oct 12, 2014, 2:38 PM EST

    Nike

    Buzz Williams now has two commits in 2015.

  17. Knee injury sidelines Providence redshirt freshman forward

    Oct 10, 2014, 2:06 PM EST

    cooley

    Bullock was suspended for the entire 2013-14 season, and is expected to compete for minutes this year.

  18. Three-star point guard down to Maryland, Providence, UNLV and Virginia Tech

    Sep 29, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    Nike

    A decision could come within the next three weeks.

  19. A key piece for Providence is cleared for full-contact practice

    Sep 18, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Karvel Anderson, Kris Dunn

    Providence is hoping a key member of its backcourt will be healthy this season after two straight years with a shoulder injury.

  20. Providence’s non-conference slate headlined by Kentucky, four ACC foes

    Aug 30, 2014, 6:43 PM EST

    AP

    Providence is looking to reach consecutive NCAA tournaments for the first time since the 1989 and 1990 seasons.

  21. Providence adds late 2014 commitment to bolster guard depth

    Aug 30, 2014, 11:30 AM EST

    Ed Cooley

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

  22. Combo guard becomes Providence’s third 2015 commitment

    Aug 28, 2014, 9:03 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

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

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

    Aug 14, 2014, 9:33 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

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

  24. Louisville lands recruit over Providence, proves college hoops hierarchy exists

    Aug 11, 2014, 8:09 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Donovan Mitchell didn’t need the changes that Power 5 autonomy would provide to pick Louisville over Providence.

  25. Providence lands commitment from top 100 big man from Florida

    Aug 11, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

    E1T1

    It’s the second commitment for the Friars in the Class of 2015.