Providence Rumors & News

  • 4-star C Nate Watson picks Providence

    Providence Journal "Nate Watson, a 6-foot-8 forward from Alexandria, Va., committed to Providence College on Saturday night at the end of a weekend campus visit. Watson was one of the Friars' top recruiting targets in the Class of 2017. He has been ranked in the Top-100 in his class by several scouting..." September 11

  • Providence basketball coach Ed Cooley to miss two months after surgery

    Today's U "According to a report from Matt Norlander of CBS Sports on Tuesday afternoon, Providence Friars men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley underwent back surgery on Monday. The procedure was to alleviate a herniated disc as the veteran head coach will now be forced to the sideline for at least the next two..." August 23

  • Report: Providence's Drew Edwards to miss 4-6 weeks with knee injury

    The Score "Providence will be without sophomore Drew Edwards for four-to-six weeks, as the guard is set to have knee surgery, according to Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. In 32 games played for the Friars last season, Edwards averaged 10.7 minutes per game as a freshman to go along with 2.5..." June 01

  • Providence potential first-rounder Ben Bentil staying in 2016 NBA Draft

    CBS Sports "Providence forward Ben Bentil is off to the NBA for good. Bentil has decided to keep his name in the NBA Draft, he announced in an Instagram post on Sunday. The 6-foot-8 forward averaged 21.7 points and 7.7 rebounds this season, and had previously been testing his draft stock under the..." May 23

  • Alpha Diallo commits to Providence

    Scout "2016 wing Alpha Diallo verbally committed to Providence on Tuesday, according to Wolfeboro (N.H.) Brewster Academy coach Jason Smith. " April 26

  • Report: Ex-Hoosier Holt to play at Providence

    CSN Chicago "Former Indiana Hoosier Emmitt Holt has reportedly found a new home at Providence. Holt spent the past season at a junior college following his dismissal from the Indiana program last summer. Holt was dismissed after he was cited for underage possession of alcohol last August, nearly a year..." April 20

  • Providence coach Ed Cooley receives contract extension

    Big East Coast Bias "After leading Providence to three straight NCAA tournament appearances, and coaching the school to their first win in said tournament since 1997, it was only a matter of time before Ed Cooley received a contract extension. On Tuesday, that time was here, as Cooley was signed to a "long-term..." March 30