Providence Friars

5 Stories

Friars Beat Huskies For Season Sweep

Xavier falls to St. Joe's; Michigan State overcomes Illinois

(Newser) - The Providence Friars haven’t done much against Big East opponents this season, but they have managed to dominate UConn, beating the Huskies again tonight for a season sweep, 85-76.   The win was big for Providence, as they’re on the brink of missing the Big East tournament.... More »

No. 12 Hoyas Fight Past Friars

Georgetown remains in first-place tie atop Big East

(Newser) - The No. 12 Georgetown Hoyas came into Providence having lost two of their past three, and for a time it looked like the Friars would help Georgetown continue their slid. But three-pointers keyed a 17-2 Hoya run that gave them a nine-point lead midway through the second half. Georgetown would... More »

Lopez Twins Lift No. 7 Stanford Over Arizona

Texas extends streak at Baylor while Louisville edges Pitino's old team

(Newser) - Stanford blew a large lead late for the second straight game,  but this time was able to rebound against Arizona thanks to twin brothers Robin and Brook Lopez, reports the AP. The Cardinal's two 7-footers combined for 37 points against a smaller Wildcats lineup, including two free throws by... More »

Purdue's Tenth Straight Tops Michigan State

Injured Green leads Butler to OT win, Pitt routs Providence

(Newser) - Freshman Robbie Hummel scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead No. 19 Purdue past No. 10 Michigan State 60-54, the AP reports. The win marks the Boilermakers' 10th straight, two in a row from top 25 teams, and they remain on top of the Big Ten... More »

No. 18 Arkansas Falls on Road to Providence

Elsewhere in Top 25 Memphis, Tennessee and Syracuse get wins

(Newser) - Providence, aided by 32 Razorback turnovers, never trailed and ran away from Arkansas 67-51 in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament last night, reports the AP. Brian McKenzie led the Friars with 18 points, while Geoffrey McDermott added 15. Arkansas was coming off a 26-point thrashing of the College of Charleston.... More »

5 Stories

AROUND THE WEB