Providence Rumors & News

  • Bullock, Cartwright pace Providence past Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Rodney Bullock had 22 points and junior guard Kyron Cartwright added 16 points, nine rebounds and 11 assists as Providence beat Georgetown 74-56 Monday at the Verizon Center in Washington, sweeping the season series from the struggling Hoyas. Cartwright had 10 points, seven..." January 17

  • Providence holds on to beat Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "Kyron Cartwright converted an old-fashioned 3-point play to break a 61-61 tie with 30.9 seconds left, leading Providence to a 65-61 Big East home win over Seton Hall on Saturday. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and was only the second in the last seven for the Friars, whose coach,..." January 14

  • Garrett caps late rally as DePaul jolts Providence

    The Sports Xchange "ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Senior guard Billy Garrett Jr.'s acrobatic drive for a layup and free throw with 4.7 seconds left lifted DePaul to a 64-63 victory over Providence on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena. Garrett's 3-point play gave the Blue Demons their first lead in the game's final 33..." January 11

  • Providence defeats Georgetown to snap three-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "Home continued to be a haven for Providence, which stopped a three-game losing streak by beating Georgetown 76-70 on Wednesday. The Friars started slowly, but closed the first half on an 8-0 run to seemingly take control early. But after trailing 30-23 at halftime, the Hoyas started the..." January 04

  • Martin's 15 points lead as No. 13 Butler tops Providence

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the thing Butler coach Chris Holtmann liked best about his team finally getting over the hump against Providence was the team's balanced scoring assault. Four Bulldogs cracked double figures and eight scored six or more points. "It was good to see," Holtmann said. "We..." January 01

  • No. 17 Xavier tops Providence to open Big East schedule

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Just when Edmond Sumner's teammates think they've seen it all, the Xavier point guard reaches deeper into his bag of tricks. On Wednesday night, Sumner drove the lane, hung in the air and scooped in a one-handed floater while being fouled and falling backward. "I went back to..." December 28

  • Robinson, Bowman lead second-half surge as BC ousts PC

    The Sports Xchange "Jerome Robinson and Ky Bowman combined for 35 points in the second half and Boston College held off a furious Providence charge in the closing minutes to stun the Friars 79-67 in a non-conference game between two former Big East rivals Friday. The loss ended a six-game winning streak for the..." December 23

  • Providence cruises past Maine

    The Sports Xchange "Providence established early control for the second straight game and cruised to a 79-59 non-conference victory over visiting Maine Tuesday night. Saturday, the Friars (10-2) ran off 31 straight points to make early work of Wagner. Tuesday, Providence established an 18-2 lead with a 15-0..." December 20

  • Providence streaks past Wagner

    The Sports Xchange "Jalen Lindsey scored nine of his game-high 16 points during a 31-0 first-half run that carried Providence to its fifth straight victory, a 76-54 non-conference home blowout of Wagner on Saturday. The Friars (9-2, 8-0 at home) trailed 10-4 and Wagner was 4-for-7 from the floor 3:41 into the..." December 17

  • Providence wins fourth straight, beats UMass

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Bullock scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds, helping Providence overcome a nine-point deficit and notch its fourth straight victory by holding off Massachusetts, 75-69, in a non-conference game Saturday in Providence, R.I. Bullock, the reigning Big..." December 10

  • Early surge powers Providence to rout of Brown

    The Sports Xchange "Jalen Lindsey converted three 3-pointers during a 20-0 first-half run and Providence roared to its third straight victory, a 95-57 home blowout that ended local rival Brown's four-game winning streak on Tuesday night in Providence, R.I. The Friars, playing the third of a six-game homestand,..." December 06

  • Providence continues domination of No. 21 Rhode Island

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Ed Cooley's unbeaten streak lives to see another day, thanks in large part to Jalen Lindsey. Lindsey's jumper with 43 seconds remaining provided the breathing room Providence needed to upset in-state rival and 21st-ranked Rhode Island 63-60 on Saturday. "I thought..." December 03

  • Bullock scores 36 to propel Providence past New Hampshire

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Bullock scored a career-high 36 points to help Providence remain unbeaten with a 76-62 win over New Hampshire on Wednesday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. Bullock, the Friars' leading scorer, made 12 of 21 shots from the field and was 5 of 8 from 3-point range..." November 30

  • Providence slows down Memphis in 60-51 win

    The Sports Xchange "Memphis came into Friday night's game averaging more than 91 points per game. Providence was giving up only 58 points per game. Something had to give and the Friars ruled, holding the Tigers to 34.5 percent shooting from the field in a 60-51 win in the third round of the Emerald Coast..." November 26

  • No. 7 Virginia captures Emerald Coast Classic title

    The Sports Xchange "NICEVILLE, Fla. -- In Tony Bennett's early seasons at Virginia, Cavaliers fans became frustrated with the team's inability to win a regular-season tournament. Since then, much has changed. Seventh-ranked Virginia captured its fourth consecutive regular-season tournament title with a..." November 26

  • Bullock, Providence race past St. Francis (Brooklyn)

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Bullock scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and freshman Khalif Young added 18 points in his first college start, helping Providence to an easy 64-48 victory over St. Francis (Brooklyn) on Monday in an Emerald Coast Classic game at Providence, R.I. The Friars (3-1) previously..." November 21

  • Friars shake off slow start and beats Grambling

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Bullock scored 18 points and Emmitt Holt had 17 to lead Providence to a 71-54 home victory over Grambling State Saturday at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence. Jalen Lindsey added 10 points and Kyron Cartwight had eight points and eight assists for the Friars (2-1), who lost at..." November 19

  • Ohio State claims victory over Providence

    The Sports Xchange "JaQuan Lyle scored 21 points and Ohio State weathered a run by Providence in the second half to claim a 72-67 victory on Thursday night at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Big Ten-Big East matchup was part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games. Lyle also had a team-high seven assists and..." November 17

  • Providence routs Vermont in opener

    The Sports Xchange "Emmitt Holt celebrated his Providence debut with a career-high 22 points, and Kyron Cartwright dished out a career-best 12 assists to lead the Friars to a season-opening 80-58 win over Vermont on Monday night in Providence, R.I. Holt, a 6-foot-7 transfer who played one year at Indian Hills..." November 14

  • 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

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