Providence Rumors & News

  • Providence's leading scorer Bullock returning for senior season

    Fanrag Sports "Providence Friars talent Rodney Bullock plans to return to school, a source told FanRag Sports on Monday morning. Having initially declared for the 2017 NBA Draft earlier in the process, but by not signing with professional representation, he was eligible to return to the university. Now that..." May 01

  • Boatwright, McLaughlin help USC rally past Providence

    The Sports Xchange "DAYTON, Ohio -- USC had a few nervous hours on Selection Sunday, then had to endure a five-hour flight delay before arriving in Dayton late Monday night. The Trojans trailed by 15 points at halftime against Providence on Wednesday but managed to overcome it all to advance. Bennie..." March 16

  • Creighton knocks out Providence in Big East quarterfinal

    The Sports Xchange "A 17-4 run to start the second half enabled sixth-seeded Creighton to stop third-seeded Providence 70-58 on Thursday night in a Big East tournament quarterfinal at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Kyrhi Thomas paced the Bluejays (24-8) with 19 points, Marcus Foster added 15 and Cole..." March 10

  • Providence wins 6th in row, sinks St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Isaiah Jackson scored 18 points and Providence reached the 20-win mark for the fourth consecutive season by dispatching St. John's 86-75 on Saturday in Big East Conference play at Madison Square Garden in New York. Freshman guard Alpha Diallo and junior guard Jalen Lindsey..." March 04

  • Late surge helps Providence top DePaul for 4th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Providence continued its late surge toward a fourth straight NCAA bid on Tuesday night. The Friars, winning their fifth straight game, took the lead early and cruised to a 73-64 Big East victory over DePaul. Kyron Cartwright and Emmitt Holt both scored 14 points, Cartwright dished out..." March 01

  • Friars rally from 12 down, beat Golden Eagles

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Bullock converted his second late tip-in with 19.9 seconds left and Providence rallied from 12 points down to score a 73-69 Big East home victory over Marquette in a battle of NCAA Tournament bubble teams on Saturday. The Friars, winning their fourth straight, held the Golden Eagles..." February 25

  • Providence pulls out late win over No. 23 Creighton

    The Sports Xchange "OMAHA, Neb. -- Unable to maintain a lead throughout the second half, Providence pulled ahead when it counted most Wednesday as the Friars scored a 68-66 Big East Conference upset over No. 23 Creighton. A 23-foot 3-pointer from the right wing by Kyron Cartwright with three seconds remaining..." February 23

  • Cartwright, Bullock lead Providence over Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "Kyron Cartwright totaled 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists and Providence scored 46 points in the second half to beat Xavier 75-63 on Wednesday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center. Rodney Bullock added a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Jalen Lindsey scored 13 for the..." February 15

  • Providence upsets No. 22 Butler

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Ed Cooley isn't letting wins and losses alter his perception of his team's growth. Providence had lost two straight and four of five entering Saturday's game against No. 22 Butler, but the Friars coach insisted his team was making progress. That progress was put on..." February 11

  • Seton Hall beats Providence in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Myles Powell hit the game-winning layup with less than 10 seconds left as Seton Hall fended off Providence 72-70 in overtime Wednesday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Powell's bucket with eight seconds left was the deciding score in a back-and-forth overtime battle. In a win..." February 09

  • Brunson, Hart lead No. 4 Villanova past Providence

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Jay Wright isn't pleased with the process, but the Villanova coach will take the end results. The Wildcats aren't playing their best basketball by Wright's accord, but that hasn't kept fourth-ranked Villanova out of the win column very much during a tough Big East..." February 01

  • Providence hangs on to win at Marquette for first time

    The Sports Xchange "Providence won a road game at Marquette for the first time in program history Saturday as Kyron Cartwright scored 18 points to lead the Friars to a 79-78 victory over the Golden Eagles at the Bradley Center. The Friars (14-9, 4-6 Big East) shot 49.1 percent and hit 11 of 20 3-pointers while..." January 28

  • St. John's sinks Providence at foul line

    The Sports Xchange "Shamorie Ponds sank six free throws in the final 1:13, scoring the game's last six points at the line and giving St. John's a 91-86 Big East road victory over Providence on Wednesday night. Ponds, who scored 22 points, went 8-for-8 from the foul line. He scored the tying and go-ahead free..." January 25