Category: Providence

Big East Rankings for 2019-2020 Season

The 2019-2020 season of college basketball is just a few months away. Schedules have been released, rosters are almost finalized and fall is upon us. There truly isn’t a better time of the year. Now, I introduce to you my rankings for the upcoming season in the Big East conference. These rankings include lists for many different categories. Without further ado, here we go.

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Creighton Heats Up The Dunk

 

For most people, New Year’s Eve is both a time for reflection and anticipation as one year closes and another begins. For the Creighton Blue Jays and the Providence Friars however, New Year’s Eve was a time to focus on the present as the two teams squared off  to open Big East play at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence Rhode Island. Continue reading “Creighton Heats Up The Dunk”

Cavanagh’s Column: Some Thoughts as Conference Play Looms

It’s Dec. 19, and conference play is just 10 days away. We’ve learned a lot so far from the non-conference portion of the schedule, with plenty more to learn in the coming weeks. However, I have some questions and comments about what I’ve seen so far from the Big East.

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Providence: Oh Hello, AJ Reeves

The Providence Friars opened up the season against the Siena Saints, and defeated them 77-67. It wasn’t a perfect effort from the Friars but one player stood out above the rest. Freshman AJ Reeves dropped 29 points and logged 30 minutes in his first game in black-and-white. Continue reading “Providence: Oh Hello, AJ Reeves”

A Quick Q&A with John Fanta

John Fanta lives and breathes Big East Basketball. He’s been a commentator for the Big East Digital Network the past few years. Just recently, he announced he’ll be starting a new job as a commentator for Fox Sports 1 and do play-by-play for five games this season.

Today, we got the chance to ask the expert a few burning questions that surround the conference.  Continue reading “A Quick Q&A with John Fanta”

Ranking the Big East Basketball Conference

As the month of August winds down and another summer without college basketball comes to a close, the excitement begins to build as another year of close competition in the Big East Conference looms. However, this season isn’t as a clear cut as last season. A few days ago, we tweeted out Sports Illustrated’s power rankings.

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Villanova Wins The Big East Tournament For The Second Year In A Row

On February 14, at a pinked out Dunkin Donuts Center, the Providence Friars defeated Villanova, then the second ranked team in the nation. The Wildcats were stunned as the Providence student section stormed the court in celebration of the upset win.

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